Dear colleagues, On Monday, 23 March, the government took additional measures to tackle the coronavirus. In line with these extra measures, there will be no CREATE activities until further notice. The CREATE staff continues working virtually, so we continue the research support by the Lab team to
Marion Pluskota (Leiden University) Thursday 20 February, 15:30-17:00, BH/OIH E1.02 Marion Pluskota will discuss the mapping of crime in the past and what it tells us about the gendered use of urban space. Criminologists have only rarely tested the relationship between urban space and criminal
By Thunnis van Oort In December 2019, DANS has awarded a grant to convert the Cinema Context dataset into Linked Open Data (LOD). Cinema Context is an online database containing places, persons and companies involved in more than 100,000 film screenings in the Netherlands since 1895. It provides
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
Scholars in the humanities work with many different kinds of materials and sources. We risk being overwhelmed with the available amount of information, and our organizational computer skills rarely go beyond organizing files in a hierarchy of folders and sub-folders. Working within large amounts of
Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Venue: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Duration: 9.30 – 18.30 Go to Registration Holocaust Studies is a dynamic multidisciplinary research field that is dedicated to the Holocaust itself but also includes aspects of the post-Holocaust world such as memory,
Holocaust Studies in the Digital Age. What’s New? Date: Tuesday, 2 July 2019 Location: Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Duration: 9.30-18.00 Go to Registration Holocaust studies: academic and public Holocaust Studies is a dynamic multidisciplinary research field that is dedicated to the Holocaust
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.