Creating and Visualizing Datasets to Interpret American Religious History

Guest Lecture in the frame of DTU-DHH Master Class “Digital History and Hermeneutics” 24 June 2020 | 14:00-15:00 | Online-Lecture and Discussion   Speaker: Lincoln Mullen, Department of History and Art History, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University Lincoln Mullen is a historian of American religion and the nineteenth-century United … Continued

The new digital responsibility – or what is data-ethics?

During the 22nd and 23rd of November 2019 I attended the 2nd Transatlantic Conference on Data & Ethics. The main goal of the conference was to bring ethicists, computer scientists and economists together to talk about the moral problems arising from the recent proliferation of data driven technologies and research methods. Topics ranged from big … Continued

Ex Modelo Summer School: simulation modelling as a thinkering method

In June 2019 I had an opportunity to participate in an interdisciplinary modelling summer-school “eX Modelo” organized by the team developing the model exploration software OpenMole. The event brought together people from diverse backgrounds interested in applying computational modelling to their research. As an advanced workshop it focused on ways to explore simulation models. The … Continued

Text as data at DHBenelux 2019

DHBenelux 2019 was held at the University of Liège (Belgium), and it was the first time I attended this conference. As someone working in computational text analysis for historical and literary studies, I was excited to see quite a few text-related projects.  Why do humanities researchers turn to text as social and cultural data? Edward … Continued

Deep Learning for Language Analysis Summer School

I attended the Deep learning summer school for language analysis at Universität zu Köln from 9 to 13 September. The summer school was a collaboration between the Qualitative Modeling of Complex Systems group and the Department for Digital Humanities. The venue of the conference was at the beautiful and green campus of University of Cologne. … Continued

Finding a Common Language

Digital Hermeneutics at DH Benelux 2019 DTU-DHH offered three contributions at last week’s Digital Humanities Benelux conference in Liège (11-13 September), setting out to discuss interpretations of oral history video testimonies, digital humanities curricula, and overcoming OCR problems in distant reading techniques. On the first day, doctoral researcher Jakub Bronec conducted the workshop “Making sense … Continued

Jakub Bronec speaks about Jewish Identity in Luxembourg

On the occasion of the Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom HaShoah in Luxembourg, DTU-PhD researcher Jakub Bronec was asked to speak. In his talk he asked: “Où vont les Juifs du Luxembourg?” and presented his intergenerational approach within his internationally designed project that is framed by a collaboration between the C²DH and the University of Prague. … Continued

Christopher Morse brings ‘Emotional Design’ to Harvard

Just back from his doublestrike in the United States: Christopher Morse in action presenting his PhD project Experiencing Art: Emotional Design for (Digital) Cultural Heritage at the ArtTechPsyche Symposium at Harvard University on 29th of March 2019 and a week later on 6th of April 2019 the Art-in-Rich-Prospect  at Museums and the Web Conference in … Continued

“Reviewing the constcamer”: Let’s THINK about Art History

For the upcoming session of Let’s THINK About History, Floor Koeleman will present her research on Visualising Visions, and the constcamer paintings in particular. In seventeenth-century Antwerp the peculiar genre of ​constcamer​ paintings emerged, also known as ‘Pictures of Collections’. Such paintings depict interiors packed with objects of art, science and nature. This genre has been … Continued