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Colloquium 26 June: Mark Thompson and Joanne van der Woude

At the next Translantis/AsymEnc colloquium, Mark Thompson and Joanne van der Woude (University of Groningen), will introduce, explain and demonstrate the application Amerigo, which allows users to explore connections through space and time between the Netherlands, the United States, and the Atlantic World at large. Date: Thursday 26 June, 15.30-17.00Place: Muntstraat 2a (room 1.11), Utrecht

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Colloquium 22 May: Marc Bron on reusable tools for the humanities

At the next Translantis/AsymEnc colloquium, Marc Bron (information and computing sciences, Utrecht University), will give a talk titled Exploration and contextualization: towards reusable tools for the humanities. Date: Thursday 22 May, 15.30-17.00Place: Muntstraat 2a (room 1.11), Utrecht

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24 april 2014: Jaap Verheul, “Moving beyond Ctrl-F: Cultural Text Mining and other Digital Utopia’s,” KNAW, Amsterdam

Moving beyond Ctrl-F: Cultural Text Mining and other Digital Utopia’s Jaap Verheul, Utrecht University KNAW series “New Trends in e-Humanities” Amsterdam, 24 April 2014, 3PM This talk will explore the many possibilities – and some limitations — of digital humanities from the perspective of cultural history. It will explore how the different conceptual questions that…

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Colloquium 1 May 2014: Pieter Francois on the Sample Generator

How to deal with a large collection of digitized texts? At the next Translantis/AsymEnc Colloquium, Thursday 1 May, Pieter Francois (University of Oxford) will talk about the Sample Generator for Digitized Texts, a tool he co-developed in the British Library Labs. AbstractThis presentation introduces the ‘Sample Generator’, a digital tool which allows users to generate…

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12 December: Translantis Colloquium “Negotiating health and illness”

Translantis Colloquium Thursday 12 December 2013, 9-11am, Drift 21, Sweelinckzaal dr. Hieke Huistra: Risking lives: Constructing risk group identities in Dutch public discourse, 1890–1990 In my research, I investigate the construction of (health) risk groups in Dutch society in the twentieth century (1890–1990), in order to improve our understanding of identity formation in public discourse, and…

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