News & events


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...




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:...



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...



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



LIBER Digital Humanities working group meeting

The LIBER Digital Humanities working group will meet at the KB for a hands-on workshop. The event is meant for members only, but anyone can join the working group and contribute. For more information please see the LIBER website ...



Presentatie KB Onderzoeksagenda

De KB presenteert op donderdag 8 maart de eerste KB Onderzoeksagenda. Tijdens deze bijeenkomst lichten diverse experts de thema’s toe die de KB de komende jaren als richtlijn aanhoudt bij de uitvoering van haar kerntaken. Met onze netwerkpartners uit de...



HackaLOD Symposium

HackaLOD 2018 is de culturele Linked Open Data hackathon van 2018. Op vrijdag 9 en 10 februari kan je aan de slag om nieuwe apps te maken op basis van data uit collecties van culturele instellingen, waaronder de KB. Een...

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