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Talk of Europe Creative Camp

2014-10-07 09.32.24

On last October 7th and 8th CEDAR joined the Talk of Europe Creative Camp, in the Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (NISV) in Hilversum. Talk of Europe is a CLARIN project between the VU University Amsterdam, DANS, the Erasmus University Rotterdam and NISV to achieve three goals: 1) translate the European Parliament proceedings into CLARIN standards; 2) to explore how linked data can be exploited by humanities scholars; and 3) to create tools for scholars to analyse linked datasets.… (continue reading)

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Linkathon at the VU

2014-04-02 14.22.53

During last April 2, CEDAR participated in the great 1st VU Digital History Datathon (notice the difference with a hackathon). The goal of the day was to sit together with the many people applying Linked Data principles to historical datasets at the VU and its sorroundings, in order to:


  • Get a clear picture of the different datasets, and the way they may be linked
  • Produce as many  links between these datasets as possible

Victor de Boer, with support from Chris Dijkshoorn, Niels Ockeloen and Albert Meroño, organized the day.… (continue reading)

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CEDAR minisymposium, March 31st – April 1st 2014


Time: Monday March 31st – Tuesday April 1st, 2014

Location: Meertens Instituut. Joan Muyskenweg 25, 1096 CJ Amsterdam

Registration: All attendants please register here before March 24th (limited to 50 places). Attendance is free, but if you register and fail to show up without a good reason and prior notice you will be charged EUR 20.… (continue reading)

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