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Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2017

Chairs

The following persons will chair one or more sessions.

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Kalliopi Zervanou
Dr. Kalliopi Zervanou is a computational linguist with a particular research interest in text mining and lexical semantics. Her research spans various information management areas, from information extraction and term processing to information retrieval, digital libraries and semantic web.
Since 2009, her main research revolves around applications of language technologies in digital humanities. Her current research focuses on linked data semantic mapping and historical data modelling issues. She has been one of the founding members of ACL Special Interest Group on Language Technologies for the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities (ACL SIGHUM) and the co-organiser the SIGHUM LaTeCH workshop series.
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Susan Aasman
media history, media archeology, digital history, digital humanities, digital media, media technologies, audiovisual culture, everyday media practices (home movies, technologies of memory) documenatry theory and history, film history, visual culture.
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Marie Puren
"Marie Puren is a junior researcher in Digital Humanities at the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA) in Paris, member of the ALMAnaCH Laboratory (INRIA – EPHE). As a collaborator to the PARTHENOS H2020 project, she focuses her research on the development of standards for data management and research tools in Arts and Humanities.
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Harm Nijboer
My research interests include the social history of art, material and consumer culture and quantitative and computational methods for the humanities.
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Laura Hollink
I am a researcher at CWI interested in the creation and use of Linked Open Data: linking heterogeneous and often cross-media collections, data modelling, and semantic search.
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Mike Kestemont
Much of my work can be situated in the Digital Humanities, an international movement in which scholars from the conventional Humanities (linguistics, literary studies, history, ...) explore how digital methods and computation can support, enhance and transform traditional forms of research and teaching.
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Martijn van der Klis
Martijn van der Klis is PhD Candidate in the Time in Translation-project, in which the goal is to generate semantics maps from data drawn from multilingual parallel corpora to achieve a compositional semantics of the Perfect.
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Yanne Broux
I'm a research fellow at the department of ancient history of the KU Leuven. I have long had a particular interest in cultural differences and intercultural contacts, fostered by her education at Montessori (USA) and the Frankfurt International School (Germany), and somewhere along the way this developed into a fascination for ancient cultures and the myriad of research opportunities in this dynamic field.
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Nienke van Schaverbeke
A publisher at heart, Nienke heads up Europeana’s Collections (end-user)Team and is responsible for engaging user communities with the collections in Europeana. Nienke has over 10 years’ experience in the (academic) publishing and library sector.
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Ralf Futselaar
Ralf Futselaar (1976) studied Economic and Social History at the Universities of Groningen and Cork. From 2001 to 2007 he worked at the NIOD, Utrecht Univerity, and the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He was awarded a PhD in February 2007 for his study Lard, Lice and Longevity. From 2007 to 2012 he worked at the Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya, Japan, as a researcher, lecturer and coordinator at the Graduate School of Sociology.
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Jaap Evert Abrahamse
Jaap Evert Abrahamse (1967) studied History of Architecture and Urbanism at Groningen University. In 2010, he graduated cum laude at Amsterdam University on a thesis about the urban development of Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.
He is currently employed as a senior researcher of Urban history at the Landscape Department of the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands.
See also: https://cultureelerfgoed.nl/
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Marnix van Berchum
Marnix van Berchum studied Musicology at Utrecht University, and specialized in musical culture of the 15th and 16th century. He graduated with a thesis on the motets of Jachet Berchem (c.1505-1567).
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Sally Chambers
Sally Chambers is Digital Humanities Research Coordinator at the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities. She is the first point of contact for researchers who are interested in using digital tools, methods and collections in their research.
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Marieke van Erp
Researcher on the Dutch CLARIAH project where we’re building a research infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities. In Work Package 3 (Linguistics), we develop tools to aid researchers in analysing textual data.
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Julia Noordegraaf
Her research focuses on the preservation and reuse of audiovisual and digital heritage. Noordegraaf currently leads research projects on the conservation of digital art (in the Horizon 2020 Marie Curie ITN projectNACCA) and on the reuse of digital heritage in data-driven historical research (in ACHI’s digital humanities projectCREATE and the Amsterdam Data Science Research projectPerspectives on Data Quality).
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Marijn Schraagen
Marijn Schraagen is a digital humanities researcher with a background in computer science and artificial intelligence. His research focuses on computational linguistics, ranging from modernization of historical text to information retrieval in user-submitted online documents. After obtaining a PhD in the framework of the NWO Continuous Access To Cultural Heritage programme (CATCH) and a postdoc in the UU Digital Humanities Lab, he is currently a researcher at the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics UiL-OTS and the Intelligent Systems Group at the UU Faculty of Science.
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Peter Doorn
Historical information science; Computer applications in historical research; Digitization of historical sources; Quantitative research methods; Text analysis; Geographical information systems in historical research; Digital archiving
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Martijn Kleppe
Researcher at the Research department of the National Library of the Netherlands (KB). Wrote a PhD on iconic photographs and worked an the Erasmus and Vrije Universiteit on several Digital Humanities project such as AXES-Access to Audiovisual Archives, PoliMedia, Talk of Europe and the New News Consumer.
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Lora Aroyo
Within the framework of the Network Institute she is involved in several research projects focussing on semantic search, recommendation systems and event-driven access to multimedia collections online. Typical application domains of digital humanities, cultural heritage, interactive TV.
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Andrea Bertino