Tag: blog

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 […]

Authorship Attribution and the Problem of Orthographic Variation

In the period 1550-1700 the Dutch society changed rapidly. After periods of ecclesiastical dominance there was a renewed interest in science and the idea of empiric experimenting developed. Thereby, the invention of printing enabled the circulation of the new ideas and theories. Medical and anatomic […]

Towards a Big Data History of Music

Towards a Big Data History of Music

By Thomas Delpeut & Mascha van Nieuwkerk The ‘A Big Data History of Music’ project is not short in its ambitions. Initiated by Stephen Rose from the Royal Holloway University and Sandra Tuppen from the British Library, the collaborative project brings together several of the […]

CreAtive Nodes in Amsterdam’s Artefact-actor Networks (CANAAN)

Linking data from Ecartico (actors) & Amsterdam Museum (artefacts). Check out progress and comments: www.canaan.humanities.uva.nl