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Webinar series to learn how to work with CLARIAH Media Suite

In the spring semester 2022, the CLARIAH Media Suite team offers a webinar series that introduces participants to working with the audiovisual collections, tools and methods made available in the Media Suite. Each webinar starts with a theoretical introduction followed by a hands-on session.  The team starts the series with an introductory session focusing on…

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Wanted: Part-time C++ developer or student programmer

The department for Information and Computing Sciences at Utrecht University is looking for a part-time C++ developer or student programmer to assist with a project related to Human-Centered AI. Vacancy:The department is looking for a software developer with experience of C++ development to extend and improve the stability of the open source model-checker MCMAS for…

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ASReview needs your valuable feedback for version 1

ASReview is approaching the release of ASReview LAB version 1 (see Github). To make sure version 1 meets your expectations and runs smoothly, the creators want to involve you, as a user, in its development. The latest version of ASReview LAB, free and open-source software that accelerates systematic text screening is installed about every 5 minutes by…

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Sign up now for the CDH Education Program Jan-May 2022

The Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) presents the new staff education program for January until May 2021. They again offer a diverse program with lectures and hands-on workshops on all kinds of different aspects of digital humanities. Registration is open. Attendance to CDH courses and workshops (not the webinars) will be compensated by the Centre for Digital Humanities in…

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AI Labs call to action – new deadlines for 2022

AI Labs has issued a second call to action for new project ideas, with 1 March 2022 as the deadline. About AI Labs AI Labs are a collaborative fund from the faculties of Science, Geosciences and Humanities. Utrecht University encourages more collaborative, transdisciplinary, long-term and sustainable research projects with public and private organisations. With the start of the AI Labs,…

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Call for Participants: Working Group for Linked Manuscript Descriptions

Day: 15 & 16 DecemberTime: 17:00 – 19:00 UTCVia Zoom The organizers of this working group seek to create a common Linked Open Data vocabulary for the description of medieval manuscripts from the Middle East. They are gathering an online community of scholars to begin work on this shared vocabulary. That is why they invite…

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AI and Digital Humanities: three projects to start in 2022

The first round of AI Labs’ ‘call to action’ has resulted in three Digital Humanities projects being funded. AI Labs In the AI Labs at Utrecht University, academic researchers collaborate with external partners on societal issues that involve artificial intelligence and/or data science. With the AI Labs’ ‘call to action‘, UU encourages collaborations between researchers from the faculties of Science, Humanities and Geosciences and others,…

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Walk-in consultation hour DH Lab cancelled

Due to the new Corona measures, we have decided to cancel the walk-in consultation hour on Wednesday from 14-15.00h at the Digital Humanities Lab (DH Lab). It remains possible to set up an online no-obligation consultation at a day and time that suits you. The DH Lab offers these consultations to the staff of the Faculty of Humanities…

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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 of…

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Automated systematic text reviewing in the Living Lab Digital Humanities

Since the summer, Prof. dr. Rens van de Schoot has been making weekly use of the Living Lab Digital Humanities in the Utrecht University Library City Centre with his Automated Systematic Review group (ASReview group). He talks about the added value of the Living Lab DH, working during the lockdown and expectations for the future. The Living…

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Looking for patterns in readers’ reviews of translated books using DIOPTRA-L

What do English readers expect from translated literature? And how about the Dutch? Professor Haidee Kotze and her research team used big data to look for patterns in the way that ordinary readers review translated literature. Together with the Digital Humanities Lab they developed DIOPTRA-L, a corpus with 280.000 reviews of more than 150 books…

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Two vacancies for scientific Information Specialists: Humanities

Utrecht University Library is looking for two scientific Information Specialists (0.8-1.0 FTE). These positions focus specifically on subject-specific services for a number of disciplines within the Humanities. One position focuses on library support for Digital Humanities and the other function focuses on publishing and open access services. In these roles you are among others responsible for the selection of relevant…

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