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Digital History Workshop: Network Analysis in Humanities (28 Nov)

Digital History Workshop: Network Analysis in Humanities (28 Nov)

On Thursday 28 November, Giovanni Colavizza, recently appointed assistant professor of digital humanities at UvA, will host a Digital History Workshop (12.00-14.45) on historical network analysis in the form of a lab session, where participants can bring their own data and their own specific questions. In preparing such…

CREATE Salon: ‘Digital social history and practice-based approaches’

CREATE Salon: ‘Digital social history and practice-based approaches’

This CREATE Salon puts the spotlight on new approaches in social history that have been greatly facilitated by the digital turn. Two research projects focusing on the long-term history of everyday life explain how they use digital tools to study practices, and show how systematic analyses…

Best paper award at DH Benelux 2019 for paper on temporal exploration of audiovisual sources

Best paper award at DH Benelux 2019 for paper on temporal exploration of audiovisual sources

By Hugo Huurdeman During the Digital Humanities Benelux 2019 conference in Liège, a paper created in the context of CLARIAH received the best paper award. This paper looked at novel and visual ways to support scholars’ interpretation of audiovisual sources through temporal content exploration.  From…

PhD defence: Trude Dijkstra

PhD defence: Trude Dijkstra

Trude Dijkstra studies on The Chinese Imprint focusing on the Printing and publishing Chinese Religion and Philosophy in the Dutch Republic, 1595-1700. Date: 23 October 2019Time: 13:00Location: Aula University of Amsterdam, Singel 411 Amsterdam

Save the dates!

Save the dates!

The start of the new academic semester brings new and inspiring CREATE events! Please save the dates for our 2019-2020 Salon serie (Thursday 3-5 PM in the eLab of Mediastudies). More information on topics and speakers will be available soon. 31/10/2019  28/11/2019  30/01/2020 27/02/2020

Seven projects funded under the Smart Culture – Art and Culture programme

Seven projects funded under the Smart Culture – Art and Culture programme

Seven research projects have received total funding of nearly 3 million euros with the aim of making connections between innovative artistic and cultural practices on the one hand, and scientific and societal issues on the other. The projects have been funded under the unique research…

Jackelopes visit Create: Historical network analysis of film programming

Jackelopes visit Create: Historical network analysis of film programming

By Thunnis van Oort In 2016 and 2017 a series of meetings took place of an international group of cinema history scholars, made possible through a grant from the Swedish Riksbanken Jubileumsfond. Julia Noordegraaf participated in these meetings on behalf of the Create programme. On…

Research valorisation: Dutch National Opera & Ballet interested in CREATE Opera data model

Research valorisation: Dutch National Opera & Ballet interested in CREATE Opera data model

By Thunnis van Oort The Dutch National Opera & Ballet holds an important archive that documents its history of post-war opera and ballet productions. In order to manage and preserve that collection and improve its accessibility, both for a wider audience but also for (re)use…

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…