Digital Tools for the Analysis of Historical Corpora

Date: 19 December 2017
Location: University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is organizing a workshop on the use of digital tools for the analysis of historical corpora.
The workshop is intended for humanities students who would like to use such tools but are not familiar with them or do not have access to them.
Participation is free but preregistration is obligatory.


Register here

Registration is open for all, but ASH PhD candidates and/or ASH members will be given priority. Participation is free but registration is required.
There are only 20 places available.


10:00-10:15 Prof. Dr. Rens Bod, Computational and Digital Humanities, UvA and workshop organizer Avraham J. Roos, PhD Student, ASH, UvA – Introduction

10:15-11:15 Dr. ir. J. (Jaap) Kamps, Humanities, UvA – Digital Means to Analyze Texts
11:15-12:00 Dr. Jan Rybicki, Assistant Professor at the Institute of English Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland – part 1 – theoretical – Counting words with Stylo, visualizing with Gephi

12:00-12:45 Lunch (will be provided)

12:45-14:15 Dr. Jan Rybicki – part 2 – hands-on – Counting words with Stylo, visualizing with Gephi

14:15-14:30 break

14:30-16:15 Dr. Marco Buchler, Head of Digital Historical Research at Leibniz Institute of European History, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Detection of Historical Text Reuse; theoretical and hands-on

16:15-16:30 break
16:30-17:00 Prof. Tom Cheesman, Swansea University – VVV – Version Variation Visualisation
17:00-17:30 Avraham J. Roos – Introducing PDD (Poetic Devices Detector) and Concluding comments