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Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

Open Call: Joint Seed Grant Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and Centre for Urban Studies (CUS)

In this second round, grants will be awarded of between €2.500 and €5.000 per grant, up to a total call budget of €15.000. With a well-developed argument grants higher than €5.000 can be also considered. Grants can be submitted continuously, between now and the final […]

Salon 6 june: Digital Art history

Salon 6 june: Digital Art history

By Thunnis van Oort   The last Salon of the season was dedicated to Digital Art History. Not the history of digital art, but on various uses of digital methods and data for studying art history. One overarching element in this broad topic was that […]

Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

Funding awarded for large-scale European research initiative The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed roadmap of the initiative. […]

CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

This CREATE salon follows up on its previous edition in February on citizen science, but focuses on a different aspect of public engagement with digital history: the reuse of historical datasets. Ideally, research data are neatly deposited for reuse before a project ends. And increasingly, […]

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

This month’s Salon will focus on the involvement of citizens in the transcription and interpretation of historical sources for purposes of access and research. Confirmed speakers (Angélique Janssens, Radboud University, Bert Spaan, bertspaan.nl and Kees Mandemakers IISG) will present examples of recent projects that involve […]

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Please be invited to the kick-off meeting organized by the Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research project. Join if you are interested to learn more about this NWO Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funded project on spatially enhanced publications of the creative […]

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

The upcoming CREATE Salon takes place on Thursday 13 December between 3:00-5:00pm, eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, 1012 XT Amsterdam. This month’s topic is text mining, with presentations by Lucas van der Deijl and Kaspar von Beelen. Lucas van der Deijl (UvA): Automatic text […]

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 […]

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 […]

Salon: Automated Historical Text Analysis

Salon: Automated Historical Text Analysis

In this Salon (14 Feb, 15:00-17:00)  we’ll explore the exciting field of Automated Historical Text Analysis, with presentations by: Dr. Kaspar Beelen (University of Amsterdam) on his paper ‘Women at Westminster since 1945: have they changed the debate?’ To what extent has the increasing presence […]