By Thunnis van Oort   The last Salon of the season was dedicated to Digital Art History. Not the history of digital art, but on various uses of digital methods and data for studying art history. One overarching element in this broad topic was thatREAD MORE

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,READ MORE

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 involveREAD MORE

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 textREAD MORE

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 inREAD MORE

This month’s topic of our CREATE Salon is Digital Search & Storytelling in History: user-technology relations and the affordances of digital (re)search tools. New digital search tools offer new ways to explore digital or digitized collections. However, how do researchers make use of these newREAD MORE

This month’s topic of our CREATE Salon is ‘Digitizing the Enlightenment‘, with presentations by: Prof. dr. Alicia de Montoya, Mr. dr. Helwi Blom, Rindert Jagersma MA, and dr. Juliette Reboul Middlebrow Enlightenment. Disseminating Ideas, Authors and Texts in Europe (1665-1820) (MEDIATE) MEDIATE is an ERC-funded digital humanitiesREAD MORE

In this Salon (14 Feb, 15:00-17:00)  we’ll explore the exciting field of Automated Historical Text Analysis, with presentations by: Dr. Kaspar Beelen (University of Amsterdam) on his paper ‘Women at Westminster since 1945: have they changed the debate?’ To what extent has the increasing presenceREAD MORE

We’ll explore the exciting field of Visual Analytics in Historical Research, with presentations by: * prof. dr. Marcel Worring (University of Amsterdam) on the project Visual Analytics Approach for the Stylistic History of Painting (VISTORY) * dr. Harm Nijboer (University of Amsterdam/CREATE) on Wikidata andREAD MORE