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Poster & Demo session ‘Semi-Automatic Analysis of Spontaneous Language’

DHLab developer Jelte van Boheemen and prof. Jan Odijk will give a poster presentation/demo session titled ‘Semi-Automatic Analysis of Spontaneous Language’ at the Language Science Day 2021, which will be held on April 16. This year the event will be hosted by UiL OTS and the Centre for Digital Humanities at Utrecht University. The theme…

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Language Science & Digital Humanities Day

The Language Science Day organized annually by the Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS (UiL OTS) will be co-hosted this year by the Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH), both at Utrecht University. The theme of this year’s edition is “Language Science and Digital Humanities”. This Language Science and Digital Humanities Day will be held on Friday,…

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UU Applied Data Science Call for interfaculty research projects

The focus area Applied Data Science at Utrecht University again provides funding to finance research projects within the Special Interest Groups of Applied Data Science (5K euro per project). The total available budget is 30K. The present call (deadline 15 May 2021) is intended to financially support interfaculty initiatives (UU and UMCU) that fit within the…

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CfP: CLARIAH Fellowship

CLARIAH opens a fellowship call. Two kinds of fellowship are distinguished: Research Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships.  Research Fellowship In a Research Fellowship, a researcher (the CLARIAH Research Fellow) carries out a small research project based on an explicitly formulated research question by using data and/or software that are already part of  the CLARIAH infrastructure.  Teaching Fellowship…

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CfP: Interdepartmental Human-centered AI projects

To support collaborative interdisciplinary research in the field of artificial intelligence, the focus area Human-centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) provides small grants for a variety of interdepartmental projects. Researchers from Utrecht University are called upon to submit project proposals with a focus on research on Artificial Intelligence. Applications should be directed to one or more of the…

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CDH webinar: Analyzing 23.361 Literary Reviews Using Machine Learning

Does the way books are reviewed depend on the nationality of the reviewer? This seminar focuses on the study Joris Veerbeek (Utrecht Data School) carried out as part of his research master’s thesis, where he compared a collection of 23.361 Flemish and Dutch newspapers. Building upon established classification schemes for literary reviews, he fine-tuned and…

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Workshop: how to apply I-Analyzer in your own research

On April 1st, 15:30, Ortal-Paz Saar and Berit Janssen will present I-Analyzer as part of an inspiration workshop of digital humanities tools in literature and language studies. After an introduction by Jeroen Salman and Manuela Pinto, affiliated members of the Utrecht Digital Humanities Centre at the Department of Language, Literature and Communication, Ortal-Paz Saar will…

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Digital Humanities Lab receives grant for project ‘Ontraq-H’

The American History of Economics Society (HES) has awarded the Digital Humanities Lab a grant for an innovative pilot project titled ‘Ontraq-H’. Ontraq-H The project provides for the construction of an online environment that enables users to map networks of historical publications in the field of economics from the eighteenth century onwards. An online tool using Linked Open Data…

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Presentation by Ortal-Paz Saar about PEACE Portal

PEACE: a Portal of Epigraphy, Archaeology, Conservation and Education on Jewish Funerary Culture provides a broad epigraphic search into Jewish funerary inscriptions from antiquity to the twentieth century. The data derives from specific regions, such as Israel and ancient Palestine, Germany, and Italy. By combining different epigraphic databases into one uniformly structured portal, it now becomes…

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Call for Contributions: Language Sciences Day 2021

We are inviting UiL OTS researchers to present posters and demos on the Language Sciences Day on April 16, 2021. This year’s theme will be ‘Computational modelling, simulation, and practical applications’. We judge your area of research to make a good thematic fit.  The event will be organized together with the Centre for Digital Humanities…

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