Talk of Europe finalized

The Talk of Europe project has now ended. With three great Creative Camps (1, 2 and 3), a fantastic dataset and several publications we are happy with the project results. Please find an overview of the most important outcomes below. If you have any questions concerning the project please feel free to contact Martijn Kleppe (martijn.kleppe@kb.nl) & Laura Hollink (l.hollink@cwi.nl). We like Continue reading

Wrap-up Creative Camp #3

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The third and final Creative Camp was hosted by the National Library of the Netherlands and took place from 26 to 30 October 2015 in The Hague. The goal of this last ‘hackathon’ was to connect various datasets from and about governments, ranging from parliamentary proceedings and policy documents to news media and social media, and work towards a broad, Continue reading

Symposium Announcement

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‘Open Data for the Social Sciences and Humanities’ Date: Friday October 30th 2015, 12.00 – 17.00 Location: National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague (KB), auditorium   From 26 to 30 October 2015 the third and final Creative Camp will be organized at the National Library of the Netherlands as part of the Talk of Europe – Travelling CLARIN Continue reading

Creative Camp The Hague

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The third and final Creative Camp will be organised from 26 – 30 October 2015 at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. We will be joined by almost twenty European researchers from various academic disciplines such as the humanities, political and computer sciences, so we look forward to an interesting and fruitful week of discussions and Continue reading

Call for Participation CC#3 online

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The call for participation for our third and final creative camp is now online. The third camp will be held 26-30 October 2015 at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague, the Netherlands. We will offer bursaries to all participants to cover full expenses of travel and hotel. For more information on the creative camp and how to apply, see the full call for Continue reading

Talk of Europe at DHBenelux2015

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During the DHBenelux 2015 Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, Laura Hollink presented the Talk of Europe project during a session on Linked Open Data. Willem Robbert van Hage presented the Synerscope demo built on the Talk of Europe data during the demo session. All slides are available on Slideshare and below. A short version of the abstract is below.The full abstract Continue reading

Creative Camp Amsterdam wrap-up

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From 23-27 March 2015 the second Creative Camp took place in Amsterdam. Almost 30 European researchers from various academic disciplines such as the humanities, political and computer sciences (see abstracts), joined us in the Meertens Institute to work with the proceedings of the European Parliament. The first results are now up on the website and will be followed soon by the results Continue reading

Creative Camp Amsterdam

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In two weeks, the Meertens Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands will host the second Talk of Europe creative camp. We will be joined by almost 30 European researchers from various academic disciplines such as the humanities, political and computer sciences, so we look forward to an interesting and fruitful week of discussions and collaborations. We also have invited several speakers that Continue reading