By Thomas Delpeut & Mascha van Nieuwkerk The ‘A Big Data History of Music’ project is not short in its ambitions. Initiated by Stephen Rose from the Royal Holloway University and Sandra Tuppen from the British Library, the collaborative project brings together several of theREAD MORE

19/06/2015 – 10:00-17:00 UvA University Theater Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16-18 room 1.04A Historical network research is a dynamic and lively field. The concepts and methods of social network analysis are increasingly being applied in the historical research practice, but their analytical potential and limitations deserve furtherREAD MORE

26 May, 3-5 PM, Bungehuis 401 Jelma van Amersfoort: Rêverie et caprice opus 1: A proof of concept applying social network analysis techniques to musico-historical datasets ( dr. Harm Nijboer (UvA): Historical network analysis and network visualization: people, objects and texts dr. Bart Karstens (UvA):READ MORE

A more elaborate report of our Salon will follow shortly, but for those of you who can’t wait to try out the wonderful apps of Karen Forbes and Marcus Abbott: here you go. Wemyss Caves Visualisation Project (don’t forget to check out the extra’s)  READ MORE

This conference will take place at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin on 19-20 June 2015. The conference aims to encourage dialogue and collaboration within and between the humanities, digital humanities, economics and social sciences concerning literary and artistic culture and the use of quantitativeREAD MORE

CREATE and the Amsterdam Academic Alliance are happy to host a workshop on Historical Networks Research. When? Friday 19th of June, 10-5 PM Who? With dr. Marten Düring, dr. Marijn Koolen, and you? Where? UvA University Theater, Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16-18, Room 1.04A How? UvA andREAD MORE

On Monday May 18 CREATE researcher Claartje Rasterhoff will present her research at the Boekmanstichting and emphasize the need for a historical perspective in discussions on creative industries (in Dutch). More info and registration: here.      READ MORE

Historical Network Research ( 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