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

The Digital Wild West of Sources

The way historians organise and carry out their research has changed over the past two decades. We no longer (only) spend time in archives, but consult archival material more and more via online databases and repositories from our office or the comfort of our living room. The repositories are managed by libraries, universities, research institutions … Continued