[Humanist] 28.38 events: DHBenelux

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Tue May 20 01:10:59 CEST 2014

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 38.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 19 May 2014 14:24:12 +0200
        From: Karina van Dalen <karina.van.dalen at huygens.knaw.nl>
        Subject: DHBenelux 2014 12-13 June

Benelux Conference Digital Humanities 12-13 June 2014
Conference to present state of the art in digital humanities research

The first DHBenelux conference on 12- 13 June 2014 will showcase the state of the art in digital humanities – the most recent development in humanities research. For researchers already involved in digital humanities the conference will be a great opportunity to share knowledge and meet potential project partners. For those new to digital humanities the conference will provide a platform to get acquainted with both experienced and beginning researchers.

Conference programme
The conference organisers have put together an exciting programme. It focuses on all aspects of digital humanities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg. Exchanging information is a major goal of the conference. Therefore, the conference is packed with parallel sessions and short, 15-minute presentations. The conference dinner on 12th June will be followed by a poster session. In other words: plenty of time for networking and for gaining a quick overview of the field.

Melissa Terras
Keynote speaker Professor Melissa Terras, Director of University College London, will put the conference programme in an international context. She is a leading digital humanities researcher and has been working in the field since the 1990s. She has participated in digital humanities developments from ‘virtual reality’ via ‘digital imaging’ to using computer technology to enable innovative research.

The organising committee of DH Benelux comprises Marijn Koolen (University of Amsterdam), Mike Kestemont (University Antwerp), Karina van Dalen-Oskam (Huygens ING) and Steven Claeyssens (Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands).
The conference venue is the KB building, which houses both the Huygens ING and the National Library. It is conveniently located right next to the Central Train Station in The Hague, a thirty-minute train ride from Schiphol airport.
The conference is in English. You can register for the conference until 1 June by means of the DHBenelux registration form, http://dhbenelux.org/registration-dh-benelux-2014/.

More information
Follow us on Twitter @DHBenelux (use #DHBenelux) or send an e-mail to congres at huygens.knaw.nl 

On behalf of the organisers,
Karina van Dalen-Oskam

Prof. Dr Karina van Dalen-Oskam
Research leader Department of Literary Studies
Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor of Computational Literary Studies
University of Amsterdam

www.huygens.knaw.nl, www.huygens.knaw.nl/en/vandalen/

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