Centre for Digital Humanities

Centre for Digital Humanities

Entry level course in Python for humanities teachers/researchers

09-05-2022 – 10-05-2022 @ 10:00 – 17:00 – This entry level course in Python for teachers and researchers of the Faculty of Humanities consists of two hands-on training days. The course will be provided by Julian Gonggrijp and Jelte van Boheemen, scientific developers of the Digital Humanities Lab. Due to the great interest in the previous training, we are repeating this Python course. […]

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Getting started with network analysis – introductory Gephi course for Humanities staff

12-04-2022 @ 13:00 – 17:00 – *** Due to circumstances this workshop has been cancelled on April 12, the replacement workshop will be given on May 24. *** In this workshop, Jeroen Bakker, junior researcher at Utrecht Data School, will introduce you to network analysis and visualization using Gephi. After this hands-on session, you will be able to conduct a network […]

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CDH webinar ‘Who wrote the Wilhelmus? – A comparison of Latent Semantic Analysis and Correspondence Analysis for Text Mining’

25-03-2022 @ 15:00 – 16:15 – In this online lecture, PhD candidate Qianqian Qi, will discuss two text mining methods that she uses to explore who wrote the Wilhelmus. Using methods of computational text analysis, a group of four Flemish-Dutch linguists made a surprising discovery in 2016. They made the news when they stated that it was more likely that the […]

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Principles & practices of machine learning: A hands-on training for beginners with applications in the humanities

24-03-2022 @ 10:00 – 16:00 – In this one day course Hugo Schnack, assistant professor Language acquisition, processing and disorders, will give an introduction to what machine learning is, when and how it can be used and what it can do.  Machine learning is a data analysis technique to discover (complex) patterns in datasets related to some property of interest. These […]

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CANCELLED – Basics of Statistics – Hands-on training day for humanities teachers/researchers

03-03-2022 @ 10:00 – 16:00 – *** CANCELLED – A new date will follow soon *** Data are becoming increasingly important in the humanities. In this one day course, intended for researchers and teachers in the humanities, you will learn the basics of statistical data analysis. Due to the great interest in the previous training, we are repeating this Statistics course. […]

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Research Data Management for the humanities

22-02-2022 @ 13:00 – 15:00 – This short Research Data Management (RDM) training has been specially developed for Humanities staff. The short workshop will be given by Frans de Liagre Böhl, data manager for the Faculty of Humanities. The workshop touches on all aspects of research data management: FAIR data, data collection, data documentation, data storage, data security, data selection and […]

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CDH Webinar: Studying Digital History as Cross-Disciplinary Trading Zones

18-02-2022 @ 15:00 – 16:15 – In his recently published book Trading Zones of Digital History, dr. Max Kemman examines digital history collaborations and reflects on the positioning of digital history between the digital and the historical. Kemman has a background in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science and History. In this lecture he will elaborate on the book and his approach to this […]

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Tutorial data scraping

08-02-2022 @ 13:00 – 16:00 – During this introductory workshop, Sander Prins, Technical Support Assistant at the Centre for Digital Humanities, will teach you the basics of web scraping and guide you through the graphical user interface named Outwit Hub. Websites and online platforms are increasingly being studied within scientific research. Unfortunately, the vast amount of information that websites provide is […]

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Beyond Ctrl-F: how to semi-automate searches in numerous files using regular expressions, Poppler, GREP and Python

26-01-2022 @ 13:00 – 17:00 – In this hands-on workshop Liliana Melgar (GKG) covers the basic level of automated searching. The training is addressed to humanities researchers or teachers who have little or no experience with the command line/terminal or with Python. As a researcher you may need to query a relatively high number of digital files stored in your own […]

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Posen Fellowship in Digital Humanities & Indexing

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization seeks to create a cohort of 10-15 Fellows in Digital Humanities & Indexing with graduate level work in digital humanities, digital archiving, or metadata and indexing, as well as a passion for Jewish Studies. Fellows will spend the bulk of their time working with the primary sources…

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