The Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity and the Department of Media Studies of the Faculty of Humanities are looking for two Student Assistants in the area of theatre history as part of the project Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective (CREATE), supervised by prof.READ MORE

We’ll explore the exciting field of Visual Analytics in Historical Research, with presentations by: * prof. dr. Marcel Worring (University of Amsterdam) on the project Visual Analytics Approach for the Stylistic History of Painting (VISTORY) * dr. Harm Nijboer (University of Amsterdam/CREATE) on Wikidata andREAD MORE

Punched-Card Humanities. Lessons From Digital History’s Antecedents Keynote lecture by Scott Weingart (Carnegie Mellon University), held at the conference Creativity & the City 1600 – Present: An E-Humanities Perspective, 28-29 October 2016. Organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI) and theREAD MORE

After the inspiring Creativity and the City conference of last week, we look forward to continuing the conversation in the next Salon on shared research infrastructure. Two topics that will be discussed are: 1. Harmonisation of census data. Use case: building a GIS on cinemaREAD MORE

Many many thanks to all speakers, chairs, participants and sponsors! A visual report will be published on this blog shortly, as will the fabulous keynote lecture of Scott Weingart on what we may learn from early computational historical research. For now, you can find theREAD MORE

Nieuwe technologie en de cultuurwetenschappen Het Huizinga Instituut schrijft dit jaar voor de eerste maal een essayprijsvraag uit. Alle bij het Huizinga Instituut aangesloten promovendi en stafleden (met uitzondering van de juryleden) kunnen een essay in het Nederlands insturen van circa 2500 woorden. Voor deREAD MORE