Centre for Digital Humanities


Call for Participants: Utrecht Summer School 2024

From 5-9 August 2024, Data School offers a full week of hands-on workshops and inspiring guest lectures at Utrecht University during the summer course Exploring Culture Through Data: Digital methods & Data practices. By the end of this week you will be able to work with digital methods to collect, analyze and visualize complex data…

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HOLYLAB: Research Fellowship in Digital History in Trento, Italy

The Italian-German Historic Institute (ISIG) and Università Roma Tre are co-hosting a one-year fellowship in Digital History to collaborate with the ERC Project HOLYLAB in Trento, Italy. The project studies the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land, a thirteenth-century organisation funded to maintain the Holy Sepulchre and the friars’ presence in the Holy Land. HOLYLAB…

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Centre for Digital Humanities has reached 1,000 LinkedIn followers

The Centre for Digital Humanites (Utrecht University) has officially reached 1,000 followers on LinkedIn! If you are not one of them yet, please follow us on LinkedIn here. You may also be interested in following the LinkedIn pages of Data School and Utrecht University – Faculty of Humanities. You can subscribe to the monthly CDH newsletter here to receive…

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UU interview: Core team Human Artificial Intelligence

An interview with Dr. Pim Huijnen and Dr. Evelyn Wan has been published on Intranet, the internal website for Utrecht University staff. Together with Dr. Tejaswini Deoskar and Dr. Dominik Klein, Pim and Evelyn make up the core team Human Artificial Intelligence. The interview is part of the series: ‘educational innovation through the eyes of the four…

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Matches lined up of which the first ones are burning

Data School: Research report ‘Playing with fire’ translated to English

The research report that was originally published as ‘Spelen met vuur’ in October 2023 has now been translated from Dutch to English. Researchers from Utrecht University’s Faculty of Humanities and Data School investigated the dynamics between political debate in the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) and reactions, comments and framing on social media. Analyses…

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Job vacancy

Vacatures bij CDH: Linux/DevOps-Specialist & System Engineer

Het Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) zoekt momenteel collega’s voor de posities van: We staan open voor zowel junior als meer senior kandidaten en zijn bereid om de functie af te stemmen op basis van je ervaringsniveau en professionele interesses. Dus zoek je een plek waar je met jouw technische expertise maatschappelijke impact kan hebben? Reageer dan…

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Data Ethics Decision Aid

Data School DEDA seminar: submission deadline May 31st

Utrecht University’s Data School will host its first international DEDA seminar on September 25th, 2024. The deadline for submission is May 31st. The Data Ethics Decision Aid (DEDA), a toolkit developed by the Data School, maps ethical issues in data projects. It documents the deliberation process and stimulates accountability towards the various stakeholders and the public.  This…

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Last Spring DH Walk-In Hour on May 30

On Thursday, May 30, the last Digital Humanities (DH) walk-in hour of this academic year will take place from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs in the Digital Humanities Workspace. The DH walk-in hour on May 23 is cancelled. We will resume our weekly walk-in hours on Thursday, September 12, 2024. All staff and students of the Faculty…

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Join the launch of the NLP@UU Special Interest Group

On Thursday, May 16th, Utrecht University launches its newest Special Interest Group (SIG) NLP@UU. This SIG is an expansion of the existing SIG Text Mining, and welcomes a broader community of colleagues in Natural Language Processing (NLP) from across Utrecht University’s campuses. At the launch meeting, researchers from different domains and groups will share insights…

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Humanities teachers gather to explore digital methods in education

During the CDH Inspiration Session on April 19, teachers and education coordinators from the UU Faculty of Humanities came together to generate ideas and engage in discussions on how to effectively integrate data-driven and computational methods into their curriculum. The Digital Humanities (DH) in Education Inspiration Session, held at the Winkel van Sinkel in Utrecht,…

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NRC article about the Babylab of the Institute for Language Sciences

In the linguistic labs of the Institute for Language Sciences (ILS), experiments are carried out on both adults and babies, employing methodologies such as eyetracking, EEG, and head turn preference. NRC recently published an article on the research of linguistics researcher Iris van der Wulp within the Babylab. Van der Wulp is currently engaged in…

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