Humanities Commons: More than a Scholarly Network for Humanists

If you are a regular visitor to our blog, you might have noticed that The Scholarly Tales is a blog hosted by Humanities Commons (HC). We, at Artes research, actively promote the use of innovative, non-profit and community-led platforms such as HC and work to bring them to the attention of our readers and researchers. In this blogpost we will take you through the different aspects of the Humanities Commons platform and explain what it can offer you. Humanities Commons…

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Job Vacancy: Innovation Manager on Digital Transformation and Curation in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM)

The multidisciplinary team DigitGLAM, which offers consultancy services and expertise to Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) and their networks in the fields of digital curation, digital transformation and the use of digital technologies for user engagement, has a job vacancy for an innovation manager. This position is an exciting and challenging job focused on continuous innovation and development in a transdisciplinary and international context. This is a permanent position as innovation manager of the Industrial Research Fund (IOF) at…

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Research Data Management Training – KU Leuven Research Coordination Office

On Tuesday 19 April 2022 (15h-17h CEST), the KU Leuven Research Coordination Office (DOC) will be offering a training on incorporating FAIR data principles into a data management plan (DMP). The FAIR data principles outline key practices related to data management, which ensure that research data and outputs are Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. This training is useful for all researchers, but particularly for those who are carrying out a research project funded by the European Commission (Horizon Europe, MSCA,…

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Recap: March 2022 DH Virtual Discussion Group

The first meeting of the spring 2022 edition of the DH Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs in Belgium kicked off on Monday 21 March with a presentation from Gianluca Valenti (University of Liège). We had a total of twenty attendees—some new faces and some familiar ones—who all contributed to an engaging conversation about digital humanities.  This session followed our standard format, which opens with a greeting from the organizers, Julie M. Birkholz (KBR and Ghent University), Margherita Fantoli (KU Leuven),…

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Event: The Diamond Open Access Model: What impact on research? (webinar)

On March 28th (2pm, CEST) the Academia Europaea Cardiff, KU Leuven Libraries and the Young Academy of Europe jointly organize a webinar about “The Diamond Open Access Model: what impact on research?”. The webinar is free and open to all, the registration form can be found here. During this one-hour webinar, an expert panel will explain and discuss the latest developments in Open Access publishing and what it means for researchers, research-intensive institutions, learned societies, libraries and other publishers. There…

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Trismegistos People website nominated for DH awards

Every year the DH awards are awarded in different categories to DH-related projects that have achieved something during the past year. The Arts Faculty-based Trismegistos People website (launched last year) is one of the nominees in the category ‘Best DH Dataset’. It features new, enhanced search functionalities and various visualisations (charts and network visualisations). Voting is now open to everyone through this form (’Trismegistos People website’ is listed in the fourth category). Voting in other categories is not mandatory, but…

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KU Leuven Faculty of Arts AI and DH Training Sessions

The KU Leuven Faculty of Arts is organizing training sessions on artificial intelligence and digital humanities. This series of trainings is designed for KU Leuven researchers and MA students who would like to learn more about AI and DH and their possible applications in research. No AI or DH knowledge is required to participate in the sessions. The first three trainings in the series focus on specific AI or DH topics and approaches, but the final workshop session will be in…

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Digital Humanities Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs in Belgium: Spring 2022 Edition

Are you an early career researcher in the field of Digital Humanities or a student interested in DH approaches who would like to discuss DH with other early career researchers in the Belgian DH community? If so, you might be interested in joining the DH Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs! This series is jointly organized by KU Leuven Libraries Artes Research and the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities.   Our first two sessions this spring will continue the “under-the-hood” format. In these sessions, a volunteer from our community…

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