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Open Science grant awarded to Digital Humanities Lab

The scientific developers of the Utrecht Digital Humanities Lab (DHLab) have been awarded a grant from the Open Science Fund. The main objective of the rewarded project is to make the past and future research software of DHLab as FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) as possible. The Open Science Fund is an opportunity for Utrecht University and…

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Department of Media and Culture Studies and Digital Humanities Lab launch of Digital Atlas of Europe: postcolonial intellectuals

In collaboration with the Digital Humanities Lab, Professor of Media, Gender and Postcolonial Studies Sandra Ponzanesi and research assistant Julia de Lange launched the Digital Atlas of Postcolonial Europe: Postcolonial Intellectuals. The Digital Atlas of Europe aims to visualise the connections of postcolonial intellectuals across time and space, within and beyond Europe. It offers a symbolic selection of major postcolonial figures…

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CDH Staff Education Program Sept – Dec 2022

We are proud to present the new staff education program of the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH). We again offer a diverse program with lectures and hands-on workshops on all kinds of different aspects of digital humanities. Registration is open now. Attendance to CDH courses and workshops (not the webinars) will be compensated by the Centre for Digital Humanities…

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Hugo Quené becomes track leader within the UU Open Science Programme

The Open Science Programme was established by Utrecht University to stimulate and facilitate researchers to put open science into practice. Hugo Quené, director of the Centre for Digital Humanities, will lead the FAIR data & software track within this programme. Utrecht University wants to promote open science as part of its promise to make science…

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Antal van den Bosch appointed Professor of Language, Communication and Computation

As of 1 September 2022, CDH Advisory Board member, prof. Antal van den Bosch, has been appointed Professor of Language, Communication and Computation at the Faculty of Humanities of Utrecht University. Van den Bosch is a pioneer in the field of language technology and artificial intelligence. He works on applications in language and communication sciences and,…

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Mirko Schäfer appointed Visiting Professor to University of Helsinki

For the coming three years, CDH programme team member Mirko Schäfer has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Helsinki Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (HSSH). Developing the Utrecht Data School at Utrecht University, Mirko Schäfer has built a track-record of societally engaged research for inquiring datafication and algorithmization at government organisation in the Netherlands….

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Utrecht Summer School courses open for registration

Again this summer, the Utrecht Summer School offers an interesting range of courses related to data science and digital humanities. The courses last four or five full days. Data science and digital humanities summer courses: Data science: Statistical Programming with R: 4 July – 8 July 2022 Data science: Introduction to Text Mining with R:…

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Utrecht Data School and De Groene Amsterdammer win ‘Tegel’ award

The article ‘Misogynie als politiek wapen’, a collaboration between Joris Veerbeek and Sahra Mohamed (Utrecht Data School) and Coen van de Ven and Karlijn Saris (De Groene Amsterdammer), has won a ‘Tegel’ in the category ‘CBS Data’. The Tegel is the most important Dutch award for journalism. The Utrecht Data School (UDS) regularly collaborates with…

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Big discount on Transkribus services through CDH subscription

Transkribus is a comprehensive solution for the digitization, AI-powered text recognition, transcription and searching of historical documents. As a staff member of the Faculty of Humanities you can now use this platform at a very reduced rate. The Centre for Digital Humanities has purchased a READ-COOP subscription, so that all staff of the Faculty of…

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