Centre for Digital Humanities

Centre for Digital Humanities

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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CDH@RUG presents: Digital Hands ON webinar series – Discussing the handling of historical texts through DH tools

Digital Hands ON is the new webinar series of the Groningen Centre for Digital Humanities, highlighting new tools and methods. Historical texts are crucial across Humanities fields, and a variety of digital methods both enhance and expand our possibilities for studying, exploring, editing, and manipulating them. This series brings together scholars and researchers from different domains to…

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Webinar series to learn how to work with CLARIAH Media Suite

In the spring semester 2022, the CLARIAH Media Suite team offers a webinar series that introduces participants to working with the audiovisual collections, tools and methods made available in the Media Suite. Each webinar starts with a theoretical introduction followed by a hands-on session.  The team starts the series with an introductory session focusing on…

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Become an eScience Center Fellow

The Netherlands eScience Center is looking for individuals who have the ambition to promote or improve the use of research software within their organization or discipline. They invite them to apply to become an eScience Center Fellow. Deadline to apply is April 11, 2022. This Fellowship is aimed at those who want to make a difference…

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CDH Webinar: Computer vision in early modern print culture

08-04-2022 @ 15:00 – 16:15 – Currently computer vision tooling is available in abundance. In this online lecture Jeroen Salman (CDH affiliated member) and guest speaker Giles Bergel (Oxford University) explore some of the tools that help early modern scholars to systematically analyse images in collections of pre-modern prints and illustrated books (engravings, etchings, woodcuts). To what extent can we answer […]

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AI Labs call to action – new deadlines for 2022

AI Labs has issued a second call to action for new project ideas, with 1 March 2022 as the deadline. About AI Labs AI Labs are a collaborative fund from the faculties of Science, Geosciences and Humanities. Utrecht University encourages more collaborative, transdisciplinary, long-term and sustainable research projects with public and private organisations. With the…

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CDH Education Program Jan-May 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. Attendance to CDH courses and workshops (not the webinars) will be compensated by the Centre for Digital Humanities in…

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AI and Digital Humanities: three projects to start in 2022

The first round of AI Labs’ ‘call to action’ has resulted in three 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 from the faculties…

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CDH Lecture (hybrid): Understanding opinion dynamics – a (seemingly) simple model with many applications

18-11-2022 @ 15:00 – 16:15 – In this hybrid lecture Rainer Hegselmann, philosophy professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, will talk about the bounded confidence model. The bounded confidence model is an extremely simple model. In that model individuals take seriously only those others whose opinions are not too far away from their own opinion. The model has […]

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