Event: Third Session of the DH Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs in Belgium with Speaker Dr. Rudy Jos Beerens 

On Monday 13 December the third session of the DH Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in Belgium will take place (via Zoom at 15:00-16:30 CET).   Next Monday’s speaker is Dr. Rudy Jos Beerens from KU Leuven, whose “Under-the-Hood” presentation is titled “From Archival Source to Structured Data: A Practical Introduction to Project Cornelia’s (Slow) Digital Art History.” The following abstract provides an overview of Jos’s research interests and his planned talk for our discussion group:   In this session, Rudy Jos Beerens (KU Leuven) discloses how Project Cornelia – an ongoing digital art history project led by Koenraad…

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Funding Opportunity: Computational Literary Studies Infrastructure (CLS INFRA) Transnational Access Fellowships (TNA) 

Computational Literary Studies Infrastructure (CLS INFRA) has opened the call for applications for their Transnational Access Fellowships (TNA).   CLS INFRA is a European Commission-funded project which aims to create unified and easy access to a wide range of European and national infrastructures for the Computational Literary Studies community. The overall aim of the project is to create unified and easy access to a wide range of European and national infrastructures for the Computational Literary Studies community. This includes: connecting the building of resources and…

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Event: Second Session of the DH Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs in Belgium with Speaker Dr. Joren Six 

On Monday 22 November the second session of the DH Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in Belgium will take place (via Zoom at 15:00-16:30 CET). This session follows on a successful first session of the Fall edition where we had an attendance of 27 individuals from the Belgian DH community. We are certain the next session will be as engaging and interesting as the first!  Monday’s speaker is Dr. Joren Six from Ghent University, whose “Under-the-Hood” presentation is titled “Demystifying Deep Learning: Automatically Labeling a Corpus of Field Recordings.” The following abstract provides an overview of Joren’s research…

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Training Opportunity: Two-Day Workshop with the Portable Light Dome System  

On 13-14 December 2021, VIEW, the KU Leuven Core Facility for Heritage Science and Digitisation Technologies, will be organizing a two-day workshop with the Portable Light Dome system.   The Portable Light Dome system is a dome-shaped structure allowing the automated capture of objects from a fixed position with varying light angles. In total, 228 captures are made in five different spectra: IR, red, green, blue and UV. After processing, interactive visualization of the topography is possible with the five individual spectra or a combination of three (RGB or false color)….

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Event: Launch of the KU Leuven Digital Society Institute (DigiSoc)

On Tuesday 26 October 2021 the KU Leuven Digital Society Institute (DigiSoc) will hold their official launch event. DigiSoc’s mission is to define a solid path towards a positive digital future by understanding, designing, developing and critically reflecting on (new) interactions between people and digitally driven technology. DigiSoc aims to support and encourage excellent research and education as well as create impact on real-life applications and for diverse stakeholder groups. Its envisioned outcome is an inclusive digital society based on responsible, ethical and sustainable (use of) technologies.  The launch will…

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Event: ENCODE Project Conference: Multilingual and Multicultural Digital Infrastructures for Ancient Written Artefacts

On 2 November 2021 the 3rd ENCODE Project Conference (Multilingual and Multicultural Digital Infrastructures for Ancient Written Artefacts) will take place. This online conference is organized by the Ancient History research unit of KU Leuven as part of the ENCODE cooperative. ENCODE brings together six partners within a three-year Erasmus+ Strategic partnership for higher education: Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Julius Maximilian Universität Würzburg, KU Leuven, Università degli studi di Parma, Universität Hamburg, Universitetet I Oslo. ENCODE aims at enhancing essential…

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Event: DH Virtual Discussion Group for ECRs in Belgium

Are you a Digital Humanities student or early career researcher in Belgium 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 the KU Leuven Libraries Artes DH Commons and the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities. This Fall 2021 edition follows a successful first year of the series and marks the third edition.   While the last year and a half has proved challenging for so many of us in diverse ways, the DH…

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The Programming Historian: OA tutorials in the digital humanities

The Programming Historian is an OA journal that publishes novice-friendly, peer-reviewed tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate research and teaching. Every lesson is published in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. What does it offer you? The Programming Historian offers the ability to teach yourself new skills within the world of the digital humanities.  Every tutorial is rigorously peer reviewed to make sure it is accessible to newcomers and is judged…

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