Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities – Launch Symposium

20 April 2017, 13.00-18.00 in Leiden

The Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (LUCDH) is officially opening its doors on April 20. In celebration, the centre is organizing a mini-symposium that same day with speakers representing all institutes of the humanities faculty.

Karina van Dalen-Oskam, president of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations,  will be the keynote speaker.

Programme (subject to change)

13:00-13:15 Opening words Hilde De Weerdt & Vice-Dean

13:15-14:00 Opening keynote Karina van Dalen-Oskam, ‘Literary Genres & Computation’

14:00-14:20 Project Pitch Sjef Barbiers, ‘Detecting Syntactic Differences Automatically’

14:20-14:30 Coffee break

14:30-15:00 Live coding performance by Anne Veinberg

15:00-15:30 Presenting LUCDH staff

15:30-15:45 Coffee break

15:45-16:45 First roundtable: Applied & theoretical digital humanities

16:45-17:45 Second Roundtable: Database design & outreach

17:50-18:00 Closing Remarks

Further details

The event will be held in the Lipsius building, room 147, Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD

Participation is free, but registration is required. You can sign up here.