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Historical data available via Yoda

Utrecht University Library has developed a new way for UU employees to digitally access the raw data of millions of newspaper articles dating as far back as 1785. The text corpora of the following historical datasets are now accessible and downloadable via Yoda: Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Guardian & Observer (1791-1909 & 1910-2003) Nineteenth Century…

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NWO Spinoza Prize for media scholar José van Dijck

Media scholar Professor José van Dijck, advisory board member of the Centre for Digital Humanities, has been awarded a NWO Spinoza Prize of 2.5 million euros. The Spinoza Prize is the highest scientific distinction in the Netherlands. Van Dijck is University Professor of Media and Digital Society and is a top player in the international field of…

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Education Program Fall 2021

The Centre for Digital Humanities will offer the following education program in the fall of 2021. You can now register for all courses and lectures. For some courses the number of participants is limited, so register as soon as possible (first come, first served). The Centre for Digital Humanities aims to promote digital literacy amongst…

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Call KB researcher-in-Residence

Are you a researcher working with or interested in the digital collections of the National Library of the Netherlands (KB)? The KB is seeking proposals for its fully paid Researcher-in-Residence program in 2022. This program offers a unique chance for early career researchers of all disciplines to work in the library with the Digital Scholarship…

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Vacancies developer and web developer

Do you want to work as a (web)developer in the midst of the latest developments in the field of Digital Humanities (DH)? The Centre for Digital Humanities is looking for a DH developer and a DH web developer. Find more info here (the vacancies are in Dutch): Ontwikkelaar Digital Humanities (0,6 – 1,0 fte) Webdeveloper…

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New source material now available via I-Analyzer

A new corpus consisting of the annual reports (1957 – 2008) of 304 companies are now available via I-Analyzer, the online text- and datamining application of the Digital Humanities Lab. The reports are offered in two categories: financial- and non-financial companies. You can log in with your Solis ID or create your own account. The source material is archived…

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New HAI Call out now!

The new HAI call is the fourth call for projects to be funded by HAI (Human-centered Artificial Intelligence). The projects resulting from this call will be accommodated by the existing SIGs. This is the first call where it is also possible to request up to €8000 for compensation for teaching and administrative tasks to write…

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AI Labs – call to action

Utrecht University encourages more collaborative, transdisciplinary, long-term and sustainable research projects with public and private organisations. With the start of the AI Labs, we aim to provide external parties and sectors with the means to address their (societal) challenges through AI and Data Science research and techniques, and to collaborate with interdisciplinary science teams at Utrecht University.

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