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CLARIAH opens Fellowship Call 2022

CLARIAH opens the Fellowship Call 2022 in order to further improve the CLARIAH infrastructure and encourage its use. This infrastructure consists of a wide variety of tools, services and datasets. The CLARIAH Board distinguishes two kinds of fellowship: Research Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships. Every person who is employed by an organization that is eligible for…

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Gerda Henkel Fellowship in Digital History

With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the German Historical Institute (GHI) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at the George Mason University (RRCHNM) invite applications from postdoctoral scholars and advanced doctoral students based in Europe for a 12-month fellowship in digital history. This fellowship aims to connect scholars…

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Ontwikkelaar Digital Humanities gezocht bij Utrecht Centre for Digital Humanities

Het Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) zoekt een programmeur/ontwikkelaar voor de periode van een jaar (0,8-1,0 fte) die meewerkt aan diverse projecten. Binnen de geesteswetenschappen wordt steeds meer gebruik gemaakt van gedigitaliseerde data en tools om deze data te bewerken en analyseren. Om onderzoek en onderwijs op dit gebied te ondersteunen is aan de faculteit…

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Two more Digital Humanities projects awarded by AI Labs Call to Action

The second ‘call to action’ of the AI Labs at UU has resulted in two more Digital Humanities projects being funded. AI Labs In the AI Labs at Utrecht University, academic researchers collaborate with external partners on societal issues that involve artificial intelligence and/or data science. With the AI Labs’ ‘call to action‘. UU encourages collaborations between researchers…

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Interview with Suzanne Ros, winner of the Digital history thesis award

During her research into the term ‘Anthropocene’ for her bachelor’s thesis in history, Suzanne Ros discovered that the subject was much larger than she had expected. She decided to dive into digital methods that could help her with her analysis, and she taught herself Python through YouTube videos. Successfully. She won the recently created thesis…

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Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Art History (with a focus on digital approaches) (1.0 FTE)

The Art History Section within the Department of History and Art History seeks to appoint a fulltime Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent) in Digital Art History, with expertise in digital and/or computational methods in art history, the proven ability to apply these methods in teaching and research in the field of art and architectural history, and…

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Sciences and Humanities join forces in Centre for Digital Humanities

The Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Humanities join forces in the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) at Utrecht University. Investigating the implications of AI and datafication for our digital society requires concerted interdisciplinary and even transdisciplinary efforts. The CDH aims to effectively respond to this urgent need, and to connect better with various societal partners to different…

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Places available for the Statistics for Humanities beginner’s course on March 18 and June 3

Due to the cancellation of this workshop last week, we are now organizing two replacement workshops of the course ‘Basics of Statistics – Hands-on training day for humanities/researchers’. The first will take place on Friday, March 18, and the second on Friday, June 3. Workshop content Data are becoming increasingly important in the humanities. In…

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Vote for the Carla Atzema Soroptimistprijs

The article ‘Misogynie als politiek wapen‘, for which Joris Veerbeek and Sahra Mohamed conducted the data research, has been nominated for the Carla Atzema Soroptimistprijs, an award for an outstanding journalistic project on the position and rights of women. You can vote now! The nominated article on the sexism that female political representatives have to…

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Utrecht Data School joins CDH

Starting March 1st, 2022, Utrecht Data School (UDS) will become part of the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) at Utrecht University under the joint deanship of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Humanities.  Investigating the implications of AI and datafication for our digital society requires concerted interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary efforts. Over the past years, UDS developed collaborative projects with societal…

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