Mining ethnicity: Discourse-driven topic modelling (DDTM) of immigrant discourses in the United States, 1898-1920

DTU-Seminar conducted by Lorella Viola (DHARPA, C²DH) 27 May 2020 | 14:-15:00 | Webex-Platform If you want to participate, please send an email to in order to get the Webex-link. Topic modelling (TM) is a computational, statistical method to discover patterns and topics in large collections of (unstructured) text (e.g., emails, book chapters, newspapers’ … Continued

IWalk: Mapping Jewish Life with your Mobile – New ways of teaching Jewish history in Luxembourg

Programme : University of Luxembourg, Bachelor en Cultures Européennes , Histoire Coordinator: Jakub Bronec Developed by USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, the IWalk is an interactive educational program that connects concrete physical locations with memories of historical events that took place at those locations. It is currently concentrating on … Continued

Experimenting with the Phonograph

Did you ever record music with a phonograph? Well, we gave it a go during the skills training on Experimental Media Ethnography (4 – 5 July 2018) conducted by Prof. Dr. Andreas Fickers, Prof. Dr. Kristen Haring, Dr. Jessica Mesmanand Dr. Stefan Krebs. We experimented with the phonograph as a form of media ethnography. Simulating the learning-by-doing teaching … Continued

A blow for half-time: DTU-Summer Colloquium with interim results and new roadmaps

After the summer break, the Digital History and Hermeneutics DTU assembled for its Summer Colloquium on 28 August. The programme promised a strategic first part and a topic oriented second part. Juliane Tatarinov (Post-Doc coordinator DTU-DHH), introduced the team to the newly developed communication strategy after establishing the DTU project website as the major dissemination … Continued

Mapping Leuven in 1649 with QGIS

From 11 to 14 May 2018 we had a DTU skills training on  Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analysis, Mapping and Cartography with dr. Catherine Jones. We were trained on how to attach a historical to a modern map and how to add labels to the map. Afterwards, I practiced my new skills by attaching an historical … Continued

Creating Concordance Tables in Python

From 16 to 17 November 2017 we had a DTU skills training on Introduction to Programming with Python, organised by dr. Folgert Karsdorp. After the workshop we built a small program to create concordance tables based on a file containing a lists of terms that was related to Eva’s research about the exchange of psychiatric … Continued