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

In June, the Digital Heritage Netherlands foundation organizes a workshop on the use of 3D visualization in cultural heritage, both for research and dissemination. Daniel Pletinckx will lead a workshop on 3D, demonstrating his reconstruction of the Ename 1290 educational game and tour. For a limitedREAD MORE

Recently, Julia Noordegraaf, on behalf of the CREATE project, received a grant from the Amsterdam University Fund (Stichting Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds) for the project ‘Cinema Context in revisie.’ This project aims to improve the Cinema Context database, a historical data collection for cinema culture that hasREAD MORE

On Monday 25 April, Julia Noordegraaf presented ACHI’s CREATE project at the Europeana/National Library of the Netherlands Research Policy meeting ‘Using Digital Heritage for Research: Policy Challenges and Opportunities’ (The Hague, 25-26 April 2016). The project was presented as one of the practical use cases ofREAD MORE

Eighty years of war against the arch enemy Spain eventually brought freedom and autonomy for the Netherlands in 1648. Peace between the nations garanteed a new era of traffic, trade and exchange. This was the moment when another Spanish Armada went out to conquer Europe:READ MORE