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The Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF is looking for a Research Assistant / Associate

The Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF is looking for a Research Assistant / Associate

The Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Germany’s first film university, is looking to fill a post within the research project “Film Circulation on the international Film Festival Circuit and its Impact on Global Film Culture”, funded with a grant from the German Ministry for Education […]

The contentious history of the Annals of Dutch Opera

The contentious history of the Annals of Dutch Opera

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk ”Completomania” afflicts opera history.’[1] With this headline De Volkskrant announced the publication of De Annals van de Nederlandse Opera-gezelschappen in 1996, a fifteen-pound heavy book of almost 1300 pages with over five thousand opera productions in the Netherlands in the years […]

“Mapping existing data projects on performing arts”

“Mapping existing data projects on performing arts”

By Vincent Baptist Over the last year and a half, I helped out with the development of the CREATE research agenda on the data-driven history of performing arts by setting up an inventory of existing databases within Europe concerning film, theatre and music performances (1600-present). […]

Aezel project aka ‘Limburg Time Machine’

Aezel project aka ‘Limburg Time Machine’

Last week at our Amsterdam Time Machine meet-up, Peer Boselie, city archivist in Sittard, presented AEZEL, a kind of ‘Limburg Time Machine’. Since 1989 the LGGI (Limburgs Genealogisch en Geschiedkundig Informatiecentrum) has been publishing and digitizing research and information on cultural heritage of the Southern Netherlands. Some […]

Workshop: Augmenting your data through Linked Open Data (CLARIAH)

Workshop: Augmenting your data through Linked Open Data (CLARIAH)

In the past, it was common to enrich your data, by adding other datasets to it. Usually by renaming, recoding and merging variables from the original datasets. The resulting dataset, as well as the efforts in combining the data, often remained with the researcher doing […]

Amsterdam Time Machine: HisGIS meets CLARIAH

Amsterdam Time Machine: HisGIS meets CLARIAH

The CLARIAH-board has awarded the Amsterdam Time Machine (ATM) project with a grant of € 251.000,- which will realize the geographical component of the project. Thanks to this grant the geo-infrastructure HisGIS of the Fryske Akademy will become available to ATM and the general CLARIAH-infrastructure. […]

Jan Vos: ‘analysing the identity of Amsterdam as a creative city’

Jan Vos: ‘analysing the identity of Amsterdam as a creative city’

For the last eightteen months we have been working on the second phase of the database ONSTAGE: eventually it will contain information of the repertoire of the City Theatre of Amsterdam since the new building at the Leidseplein in 1774 till now. By collecting information from advertisements, […]

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 […]