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.

  • Digital heritage

    The GhentCDH offers support in regards to digital heritage, participation and virtual expositions. GhentCDH helps researchers, teachers and students to create, manage and enrich their own digital collections and set up virtual exhibitions around them. 

  • Geospatial analysis

    The GhentCDH 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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The Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities (GhentCDH) makes the digital dreams of researchers come true. Researchers in fields such as history, archaeology, or linguistics can no longer do without customized software systems. Upon their request, the developers at GhentCDH build collaborative databases, visualization tools, public-oriented science communication platforms, and other web-based systems. Now we are looking for a new member to join the team of GhentCDH developers.

CLS TNA presentation Julia Neugarten Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis for Fanfiction

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Julia Neugarten, General Cultural Sciences at Radboud University Nijmegen within the Anchoring Innovation project, is currently a fellow at GhentCDH on the H2020 Infrastructure project - Computational Literary Studies. Julia will give a presentation on her project Catching Feelings: Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis for Fanfiction about Greek Myth, on 17 June at 16h on Teams & in person at Ghent.

Four new infrastructure projects supported by GhentCDH

Building blocks, tools and services serving as the basis for digital humanities research

GhentCDH supports four new infrastructure projects funded by the Flemish Research Council (FWO). Tools and services developed within CLARIAH-VL will be implemented in these projects. CLARIAH-VL focuses on boosting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences using digital tools and services. It unifies disciplines, which share the challenge of utilising a wide range of sources and heritage from ancient manuscripts to modern digital data.

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#HNR2024 Historical Network Research Conference 2024

KBR Entrance, KBR

KBR Book History Lectures

KBR Entrance, KBR

BELTRANS conference: Book translation in multilingual states (1945-2024)

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LREC-COLING 2024 Conference

MAPS - the UGent periodical studies research group study day on digitization

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Conference of Computational Literary Studies (CCLS2024)

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