DHBenelux2014: Boosting Digital Humanities in the Benelux states

DHBenelux 2014, June 12-13, 2014, The Hague, Netherlands Hosted by the Royal Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) and Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands   The so called Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg) share a long common history and are acting in modern Europe often together, as three small countries acting united can achieve … Continue reading

Torn between Creating Data and Saving Data

As the deadline for DHBenelux 2014 is approaching, I start panicking slightly as my paper is still not ready. Quite a lot of my time is absorbed by my new job as a more formal kick-off of the project Humanities Data Centre is scheduled for next week. With many partners involved (you can read the … Continue reading

Spring resolutions

Spring is always a time of rebirth after the long dark period of winter when at least I prefer to hurl up myself with a blanket and reading good books, eating hot soup, and from time to time taking a good Hot Yoga class to warm up again. It is for me more a time … Continue reading

Upcoming: 25.03.2014, Lecture at Wissenswerkstatt Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

I am very happy to announce that at the end of my up to now fantastic weeks at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Berlin State Library) I will be giving a lecture about the ‘Spiegel Historiael’, Lodewijk van Velthem, his vanished Middle Dutch continuation of the Vierde Partie, its High German translation, and how a digital … Continue reading


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