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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KBR Digital Heritage Seminar Series: Image Processing

This spring, the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) together with ULB, Ugent, VUB, and UCL will continue their Digital Heritage Seminar series. This spring edition will focus on image processing, hosting three speakers who share their experience with digitization and extracting data from digitized cultural heritage collections.    The following provides a brief overview of the dates and topics. Please visit the links to read more and to register for the events:  Tuesday 22 February, 14:00-15:30 Speaker: Thomas Smits, University…

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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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