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CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

This CREATE salon follows up on its previous edition in February on citizen science, but focuses on a different aspect of public engagement with digital history: the reuse of historical datasets. Ideally, research data are neatly deposited for reuse before a project ends. And increasingly, […]

Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

The network day, jointly sponsored by ACHI and CUS, between urban scholars based at the social sciences and humanities, was, to say the least, an energetic experience! After a convivial start around the lunch table we were treated with an exhilarating torrent of one-minute presentations […]

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

This month’s Salon will focus on the involvement of citizens in the transcription and interpretation of historical sources for purposes of access and research. Confirmed speakers (Angélique Janssens, Radboud University, Bert Spaan, bertspaan.nl and Kees Mandemakers IISG) will present examples of recent projects that involve […]

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Please be invited to the kick-off meeting organized by the Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research project. Join if you are interested to learn more about this NWO Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funded project on spatially enhanced publications of the creative […]

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

The upcoming CREATE Salon takes place on Thursday 13 December between 3:00-5:00pm, eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, 1012 XT Amsterdam. This month’s topic is text mining, with presentations by Lucas van der Deijl and Kaspar von Beelen. Lucas van der Deijl (UvA): Automatic text […]

Visualizing musical genres as networks

Visualizing musical genres as networks

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk   The power of genre Genre is a powerful concept for analyzing and understanding historical concert programming. Notions of genre organize concert programs in two ways. First, they are a means of categorizing works and directing audience expectations. Second, they determine […]

International Conference Across Labels: Genres of Music Theatre

International Conference Across Labels: Genres of Music Theatre

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk In April 2018 CREATE pre-PhD Mascha van Nieuwkerk was invited to deliver a paper on the International Opera Conference Across Labels in Madrid. She presented her research on the connections between opera and concert practice in the nineteenth century, based on […]

CREATE Salon: Clusters of Creativity

CREATE Salon: Clusters of Creativity

The start of the new academic semester brings new and inspiring CREATE events! The first Salon takes place on Thursday 11 October between 3:00-5:30 pm (Turfdraagsterpad 9 BG 1 eLab (0.16). This month’s topic is Clusters of Creativity. We will explore exciting new directions in […]

Book: Digital Research and Education in Architectural Heritage

Book: Digital Research and Education in Architectural Heritage

The book Digital Research and Education in Architectural Heritage has recently been published in electronic and print format. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th Conference on Digital Encounters with Cultural Heritage, DECH 2017, and the First Workshop on Research and Education in […]

Looking for new colleagues!

Looking for new colleagues!

No less than 7 new jobs for curious, ambitious students and MA graduates in cutting edge in Digital Humanities research in computer vision, theatre history, cinema history, text mining and 3D modeling. Click here to find all the current vacancies and the online applications.