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Happy holidays and see you in 2018!

Happy holidays and see you in 2018!

Please save the dates for our 2018 Salon serie (3-5 PM in the eLab of Mediastudies). More information on topics and speakers will be available soon. Thursday 1 February Thursday 8 March Thursday 5 April Thursday 17 May Thursday 14 June Happy holidays and best wishes on […]

New Huygens ING/UvA-CREATE project ‘Virtual Interiors’ receives NWO Creative Industries funding

New Huygens ING/UvA-CREATE project ‘Virtual Interiors’ receives NWO Creative Industries funding

The Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funding of € 625.000 for the project Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research: Spatially enhanced publications of the creative industries of the Dutch Golden Age, by prof. dr. Charles van […]

FILM DISTRIBUTION, EXHIBITION AND CONSUMPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

FILM DISTRIBUTION, EXHIBITION AND CONSUMPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

A Workshop on Data Collection and Analysis, Computational Methods and the Opportunities for Comparative Research. Organized by DICIS and IMS KU Leuven, Belgium, 15 and 16 May 2018 Within the specific time frame of the Second World War, this workshop invites researchers who examine the […]

Opera sans Frontières after Brexit?

Opera sans Frontières after Brexit?

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk Studying opera as a borderless art form has never been as relevant as it is now that the Brexit referendum of June 2016 is having its first direct effects on daily live in Britain. From early British history until the present […]

Digital Art History in Dublin

Digital Art History in Dublin

Johannes Vermeer is currently the most renowned Dutch genre painter. Yet he was only one of many artists who excelled in capturing everyday surroundings in exquisite detail. Even though these painters were active in different Dutch cities, their work bears strong similarities in style, subject […]

Amsterdam Time Machine in Nature News Feature

Amsterdam Time Machine in Nature News Feature

Nature, the international weekly journal of science, reported last month about the creation of time machines. Especially the Venice Time Machine; the ambitious project aims to digitize 1,000 years of Venetian history. Founder Frédéric Kaplan hopes that Venice is just a starting point. The Venice […]

Pre-PhD project TOPIC receives PhD-grant from NWO

The Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted a PhD-scholarship to our Pre-PhD Fellow Lucas van der Deijl. The project is one of the 20 selected PhD-studies that will be financed from NWO’s fund ‘PhD’s in the Humanities 2017’. Lucas will start his research […]

NIAS Workshop Women Writers in History: national and transnational approaches

Between 2013 and 2016 the European HERA Travelling TexTs project was being carried out in 5 countries – one of those being the Netherlands, more precisely The Hague: Huygens ING. The other countries were the United Kingdom (with the project leader in Glasgow), Finland, Norway […]

Hands-on workshop Media Ecology Project – Mark J. Williams (Dartmouth University)

This workshop (May 11-12) will offer an introduction to The Media Ecology Project (MEP), an online resource that realizes new research synergies as it provides more and better scholarly access to historical media. MEP engages dynamic new forms of scholarly production and online publishing (traditional and […]

Symposium: Pushing the Boundaries of Arts and Culture Studies

We are very pleased to welcome two boundary-defying pioneers on a single stage. Both our distinguished speakers have achieved excellence in their respective disciplines to then cross the traditional divide between art history and social scientific work on arts and culture. Christian Huemer is an […]