Centre for Digital Humanities


CLIN 34 – Leiden 2024

30 August 2024 @ All Day – The 34th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 34) is set to be held on August 30, 2024 in the Lipsius building of Leiden University. Diana Maynard (University …

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MODIFED Workshop

20 June 2024 – 21 June 2024 @ All Day – The Re-examining Dialect Syntax Network (REEDs) and Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (LUCDH) are organizing a Morphosyntactic Dialect Feature Detection (MODIFED) workshop on Thursday 20 June and Friday 21 …

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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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Launch of the Frisian dialects project

The Digital Humanities Lab, together with a group of researchers from Utrecht University and Fryske Akademy, launched the Frisian dialects application to collect Frisian language data in an online experiment in the form of a game. The Frisian dialects application, built by developer Ben Bonfil, tests the knowledge of language variation within Frisia (Northern part…

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Now online: Database with Dutch dialect idioms

The Digital Humanities Lab relaunches the ‘Dutch Dialect Idioms’ database, developed by linguists from Utrecht University and KU Leuven. This is a renewed version of an online database of idioms in 13 Dutch dialects. Idioms are special, linguistically speaking, because they have a meaning that does not follow from their parts: when someone ‘kicked the…

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