News & events

News

New: Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) & CHRONReader

We are happy to announce the latest addition to this KB Lab are now available: the dataset Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) and its counterpart CHRONReader. CHRONIC CHRONIC is a...

Researchers-in-residence Melvin Wevers & Thomas Smits bij Universiteit van Nederland

'Hoe gaat jouw Instagram post geschiedenis schrijven?' en 'Waar is de stoere, rokende Marlboro man heen?'. Thomas Smits en Melvin Wevers beantwoorden deze vragen in hun 15 minuten durende college...

Introducing the KB Researchers-in-residence 2018

Antoine Peris and dr. Cynthia Liem are the new researchers-in-residence at the KB. Both researchers work at the TU Delft and will be working together with the Digital Humanities team...

Project partners wanted for two projects using KB data

As KB Lab we also hope to provide a platform for the community working with the digitised collection of the KB. We cannot help everyone ourselves, but we can hopefully...

DH Clinics wins Victorine Iniative prize

We are happy to announce that the DH Clinics , co-organised by KB Lab member Lotte Wilms , together with Ben Companjen from Leiden University Libraries and Michiel Cock of...

KBK-1M Dataset available via DANS

We are happy to announce that as of today, access to the KBK-1M Dataset can be obtained through the Easy system of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services), the Netherlands...

Events

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Jun

KB Lab at DHBenelux

DHBenelux takes place in Amsterdam this year and of course, the KB Lab will be there. Long paper: Seeing History: Analyzing large-scale historical visual datasets using deep neural network - Melvin Wevers, Thomas Smits, Willem-Jan Faber, Juliette Lonij Short paper:...

4

Jul

LIBER DH working group workshop at LIBER conference

Lotte Wilms will be hosting a workshop for the LIBER Digital Humanities and Digital Cultural Heritage working group. During the 2017 LIBER conference in Patras, Greece, the LIBER Digital Humanities & Digital Cultural Heritage Working Group was launched. One year...

20

Sep

Language technologies & digital humanities 2018

Martijn Kleppe will be keynoting at the Language Technologies & digital humanities 2018 conference in Ljubljana. The Slovenian Language Technologies Society ( SDJT ), the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana ( CJVT ), the...

Past events

26

Jan

De boeken- en krantenwereld in de 17e eeuw

Op 26 januari 2017 vindt de studiemiddag ‘De boeken- en krantenwereld in de zeventiende eeuw’ plaats. De dag wordt georganiseerd door prof.dr. Nicoline van der Sijs (Meertens Instituut / Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) voor de vrijwilligers die meewerken aan het overtikken...

26

Jan

KB Lab at CLIN28

The KB Lab will be present at the 28th Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN) conference with two poster presentations. Janneke van der Zwaan & Lotte Wilms: Ochre, a Toolbox for OCR Post-Correction Martijn Kleppe, Lotte Wilms & Steven Claeyssens:...

16

Jan

KB Fellowlezing: Prof. dr. Joep Leerssen

Om zijn fellowship bij de KB en het NIAS af te ronden spreekt prof. dr J. Th. (Joep) Leerssen (hoogleraar Moderne Europese Letterkunde aan de UvA) op dinsdag 16 januari bij de Koninklijke Bibliotheek over zijn onderzoek naar canonvorming. U...

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