The GhentCDH

The Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities (GhentCDH) engages in the field of ‘Digital Humanities’ at Ghent University, ranging from archaeology and geography to linguistics and cultural studies. It develops DH collaboration and supports research projects, teaching activities and infrastructure projects across the faculties.

  • DH Support

    The Ghent CDH offers advice and guidance throughout the research project lifecycle where digital tools, methods or collections are used. For the research data management and training we work closely with the Library Lab of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Library. 

  • Geospatial analysis

    The Ghent CDH offers advice, support and training regarding geospatial data management, analysis and visualisation to the humanities and social sciences researchers at the Ghent University.

  • Digital text analysis

    The GhentCDH aims to improve digital text analysis at Ghent University by offering support and information to researchers. You can contact us for advice on TEI and digital editions, working with digital text analysis tools, and using computer-assisted qualitative data analysis.

  • Collaborative databases

    The GhentCDH offers advice and support for collaborative databases at Ghent University. It helps researchers to develop a database instance, powered by e.g. Nodegoat. It provides advice regarding data standards and linked data.

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Newsletter

The Faculty Library of Arts and Philosophy (LWBib) and the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities (GhentCDH) are joining forces for a newsletter. Three times a year we inform you about our activities, new digital tools, new colleagues, collections, databases and much more. The newsletter uses both English and Dutch.

Would you like to receive our newsletter? Register by sending an email to lien.vanmarsnille@ugent.be (for everyone) or via https://lists.UGent.be (for UGent members only).

Spatial Humanities 2022 Call for Papers

Spatial Humanities 2022 welcomes submissions on all aspects of using geospatial technologies in humanities research, methodological innovations, and applied research that develops our understanding of the geographies of the past. We welcome contributions from anyone working on computational approaches to spatial questions in the humanities. These disciplines include, but are not limited to, history (including fields from social history such as historical demography and environmental history), archaeology, literary studies, classics, linguistics, art history, anthropology and religious studies, as well as from interdisciplinary and/or technical fields including GIS, digital humanities, computational linguistics and computer science.

Linked Pasts VII Symposium

The annual Linked Pasts conference brings together scholars, heritage professionals and other practitioners with an interest in Linked Open Data as applied to the study of the ancient and historical worlds.The seventh installment of Linked Pasts in December 2021 will be hosted by the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities and CLARIAH Flanders Open Humanities Service Infrastructure consortium (an interdisciplinary team from Universities of Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Brussels). 

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Digital Humanities Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in BE: December

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Digital Humanities Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in BE: November

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Digital Humanities Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in BE: October

KBR Entrance, KBR

KBR-ULB-UGent Digital Heritage Seminar: Belgian Expansionism in Egypt

KBR Entrance, KBR

KBR-ULB-UGent Digital Heritage Seminar:  From library catalogue to historical network

KBR Entrance, KBR

KBR-ULB-UGent Digital Heritage Seminar: Network Analysis and Archaeological Objects

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