On 18 February (3-5PM) CREATE hosts a symposium on Computational Turns in the Humanities, with presentations by Yann Ryan, Sebastian Ahnert and Ruth Ahnert, who will speak about Networking Archives: Quantitative History and the Contingent Archive, and Richard Marciano, who will speak about Advancing ArchivalREAD MORE

The Humanities contribute to society in many different ways; most of them are indirect and thus hard to measure. While there are good reasons for this state of affairs, at CREATE we are investigating whether we can quantify and qualify a specific form of impact:READ MORE

Exciting job opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher working on AI for Cultural Heritage: one year of paid research, 9 months embedded with us at the University of Amsterdam-CREATE and the company Picturae to collaborate on the Iceberg project (automatically digitizing handwritten documents) of the NationalREAD MORE

The “Théâtre des Arts de Rouen (1882-1940)” dossier is now fully completed more than seven years after its opening in June 2013. This is the third of the four parts of the vast project that Joann Élart and Yannick Simon are devoting to Dezède toREAD MORE

On November’s Friday the 13th, a virtual Hackalod was held: a meeting of Linked (heritage) Data enthusiasts working together on team projects. Because of the covid crisis, the physical meeting that was originally planned could not happen. The purpose of this online meeting was toREAD MORE

This online event was a follow-up to the workshop “Film Distribution, Exhibition and Consumption during the Second World War” (Leuven, 2018) and the “Movie Theatres in Wartime” symposium (June 2020, scheduled to take place in Amsterdam, but due to Covid-19 downsized into an online event).READ MORE

Before we relied on the Internet, newspapers published the local film listings on Wednesdays or Thursdays. As part of our ongoing collaboration with Cinema Context, Rotterdams Publiek would like you to take part in our latest crowdsourcing project to bring these listings to life. WeREAD MORE

The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted all areas of society. In the Netherlands, the first lockdown in March has brought life almost to a standstill. For many, that period of isolation was a moment of reflection. It has also generated a lot of new initiatives,READ MORE

Film Distribution and Exhibition During World War II Online convention: Nov 19-20, 2020 This online event is a follow-up to the workshop “Film Distribution, Exhibition and Consumption during the Second World War” (Leuven, 2018) and the “Movie Theatres in Wartime” symposium (June 2020, scheduled toREAD MORE