Historical Network Research (http://historicalnetworkresearch.org) Historical Network Research 2015 International Conference Call for papers The Historical Network Research is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual conference. Having been held in Hamburg in 2013 and Ghent in 2014, this year it will be held in Lisbon, onREAD MORE

Interesting workshop on tool criticism for digital humanities on May 22nd, co-organized Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, the eHumanities group of KNAW and the Amsterdam Data Science Center. More information and registration here.READ MORE

By Norbert Bakker On Thursday the fifteenth of January, exactly fourteen years after the launch of Wikipedia, the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen has the honour of hosting a mini-conference called ‘Wikipedia as a Research Tool’. While this title, at least for my generation, mayREAD MORE

Wikipedia as a research tool Date: 15 January 2015Venue: KNAW, Trippenhuis Building, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV AmsterdamProgramme: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Symposium Most people use Wikipedia as an encyclopedia – a digital reference work for looking up facts and information about people, issues andREAD MORE

by Leonor Álvarez Francés The public research sector is increasingly interested in financing the development of generic software for the digital humanities. An example is the joint enterprise of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the National Endowment for Humanities called Bilateral Digital Humanities Program, designed toREAD MORE

by Dieuwke Hupkes When someone asks me what my field of research is, I usually tell them I am a computational linguist. Nowadays, many people use technologies invented in this field of research, such as Google Translate, a speech recognition system on a computer, aREAD MORE

CREATE Salon #3: Tags, tools and transparency On the day that 30 enormous 17th-century Dutch group portraits were brought together for the first time in the exhibition Hollanders van de Gouden Eeuw, the CREATE Salon took place in the historical Vondelzaal at the Singel. InREAD MORE