All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST)

All the conference sessions will be held at the Maison du Savoir (MSA) – Auditoriums Entrance

Room 3.010

+ = onsite presenter
@ = online presenter

Tuesday, May 31

Registration will be open from 8:30


Here you can find the abstracts of the workshops

9:30 – 12:30

Track 1 (MSA 3.390 – cap: 20) Machine Learning to Read Yesterday’s News. How semantic enrichments enhance the study of digitised historical newspapers
Marten During, Estelle Bunout, Daniele Guido and Lars Wieneke 

Track 2 (MSA 4.330 – cap: 20) Creating Data and Workflows for Humanities Research
Lorella Viola and Sean Takats

Track 3 (MSH DHLab – cap: 20) Automatically extract text, layout and metadata information from XML-files of OCR-ed historical texts (1)
Mirjam Cuper

12:30 -13:30 Lunch

13.30 – 16.30

Track 1 (MSA 2.220 – cap: 30) Greening Digital Humanities
James Baker, Jo Lindsay Walton, Lisa Otty, Christopher Ohge and Lea Beiermann

Track 2 (MSA 4.330 – cap: 20) Writing multi-layered articles – the example of the Journal of Digital History
Frédéric Clavert and Elisabeth Guérard

Track 3 (MSH DHLab – cap: 20) Automatically extract text, layout and metadata information from XML-files of OCR-ed historical texts (2)
Mirjam Cuper

Track 4 (MSA 3.390 – cap: 20) How are we working with digitised newspapers?
Estelle Bunout, Marten Düring

Wednesday, June 1

Registration will be open from 8:30

9:00 – 9:30 Opening DH Benelux – 2022

9:30 – 10:30 Opening Keynote: Modeling and investigating variation in language use from a communicative perspective: methods, challenges, and types of evidence
Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb (University of Saarbrücken)(+)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

Session 1.01 PRACTICES AND TOOLSChaired by Frédéric Clavert (C2DH) [11:00-12:30]

11:00 – 11:15 A two-way street between AI research and media scholars [long]
Rasa Bocyte, Philo van Kemenade and Johan Oomen(@)

11:15 – 11:30 Developing Data Stories as Enhanced Publications in Digital Humanities [long]
Willemien Sanders(+), Roeland Ordelman, Mari Wigham, Rana Klein, Jasmijn van Gorp and Julia Noordegraaf

11:30 – 11:40 Open Science and Linked Data to Create a FAIR Corpus of Intra- Belgian Literary Translations 1970-2020 [short]
Sven Lieber(+) and Ann Van Camp(+)

11:40 – 11:50 Extracting and providing online access to annotated and semantically enriched historical data. The AGODA project [short]
Marie Puren(+), Pierre Vernus, Aurélien Pellet and Nicolas Bourgeois

11:50 – 12:00 Moving beyond tool-oriented teaching within Digital Humanities: The challenge of appropriating the CLARIAH Media Suite into tool-supported [short]
Susan Aasman(@), Berber Hagedoorn(@), Sabrina Sauer(@), Iris Baas and Lisenka Bakker

12:00 – 12:30 Discussion

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

Session 1.02 CONTEMPORARY DHChaired by Valérie Schafer (C2DH)[13:30 – 14:30]

13:30 – 13:45 A network analysis of Wikipedia editors’ engagement with History: Interests, Identities, Power, and Hierarchy [long]
Petros Apostolopoulos(+)

13:45 – 13:55 “Dragen van mondkapjes niet nodig is” “mondkapjes zijn verplicht” How the Netherlands dealt with the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic [short]
Iris Baas(+), Tommaso Caselli and Marc Esteve Del Valle

13:55 – 14:05 Challenges on the promising road to Automatic Speech Recognition of privacy-sensitive Dutch doctor-patient consultation recordings [short]
Berrie van der Molen, Cristian Tejedor-García(@), Henk van den Heuvel, Roeland Ordelman, Toine Pieters, Sandra van Dulmen and Arjan van Hessen 

14:05 – 14:30 Discussion

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break

Session 1.03 DIGITAL HISTORYChaired by Thomas Smits (UAntwerp)[15:00 – 16:00]

15:00 – 15:10 Understanding historical bias through data-driven methods. Digitisation and data enrichment of 100.000+ pages of handwritten police reports (Antwerp, 1829-1945) [short]
Lith Lefranc(+), Ilja Van Damme and Mike Kestemont

15:10 – 15:20 Extraction and Classification of Historical Stamp Cards using Computer Vision [short]
Kenzo Milleville, Krishna Kumar Thirukokaranam Chandrasekar, Thibault Blyau, Aurora Iannello, Umberto Michelucci and Steven Verstockt(@)

15:20 – 15:30 Unlocking web archives through metadata, seed lists and derived data [short]
Valérie Schafer(+) and Frédéric Clavert(+)

15:30 – 16:00 Discussion

18:30 Reception at the National Library of Luxembourg (Luxembourg City)

Thursday, June 2

Registration will be open from 8:30 – 9:00 Registration

Session 2.01 LITERARY STUDIES: DUTCH LITERATUREChaired by Marijn Koolen (KNAW) – [9:00 – 10:15]

9:00 – 9:15 Defying Expectations: Stylistically Unconventional Anger in a Contemporary Dutch Literary Novel [long]
Julia L. Neugarten(+), Lisanne M. Van Rossum(+) and Joris J. Van Zundert(+)

9:15 – 9:30 Using CLIP to extract and analyze images of the family in 3,000 Dutch-language children’s books, 1800-1940 [long]
Thomas Smits(+), Paavo Van der Eecken(+) and Vanessa Joosen

9:30 – 9:45 A Distant Reading of Gender Bias in Dutch Literary Prizes [long]
Noa Visser(@), Andreas van Cranenburgh and Dong Nguyen

9:45 – 10:15 Discussion

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break

Session 2.02 LITERARY STUDIES: AUTHORSChaired by Joris van Zundert (KNAW)[10:45 – 12:00]

10:45 – 11:00 Claudine at the workshop: the impact of Willy and his secretaries on Colette’s writing [long]
Florian Cafiero and Marie Puren(+)

11:00 – 11:15 The Shape of Doubt: Employing data visualization to investigate stylistic features in the narrative works of Italo Calvino [long]
Margherita Parigini(+) and Tommaso Elli

11:15 – 11:30 Un-mixing the re-mix. Publishing the complete manuscripts of Anne Frank [long]
Peter de Bruijn, Ellie Bleeker(@), Marielle Scherer, Peter Boot, Karina van Dalen-Oskam, Ronald Haentjens Dekker, Gijsjan Brouwer and Bas Doppen

11:30 – 12:00 Discussion

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

12:00 – 13:00 Steering Committee (closed)

Poster & Demo session [13:00 – 14:30]

Poster session (onsite)Demo session MSA 3rd Floor 3.330
Overview poster session
MSA 3rd Floor next to the conference room
13:00 – 13:20 Meaning-based querying of historical corpora with MacBERTh
Lauren Fonteyn(@) & Enrique Manjavacas

13:20 – 13:40 FAME video browser – face recognition based metadata generation for performing art videos
Kenzo Milleville, Alec Van Den Broeck, Rony Vissers, Bart Magnus, Nastasia Vanderperren, Astrid Vergauwe, Ellen Van Keer, Tom Ruette and Steven Verstockt(@)

13:40 – 14:00 NewspAIper: AI-Based Metadata Enrichment of Historical Newspaper Collections
Dilawar Ali(+), Kenzo Milleville(+), Alec Van den Broeck(+) and Steven Verstockt(+)

14:00 – 14:20 What we learned from preparing for a Linked Open Data hackathon: Experiences from a first timer team of the KB, national library of the Netherlands
Olaf Janssen(@), Mirjam Cuper(+), Thomas Haighton, Martijn Pluim, Roosmarijn de Groot, Daniëlle Jansen and Lotte van den Eertwegh 

Zortify Round Table [14:30 – 15:15]

14:30 – 15:15 Zortify Round Table: Hybrid Knowledge: New Insights in Augmented Intelligence for Human Decision-Making
Evangelia Markidou, Marietjie Botes, Anke Joubert, Christopher Morse, Katya Kamlovskaya. Moderator: Frederic Clavert
MSA 3rd Floor 3.010

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
Virtual sponsor stand National Library of Luxembourg
Virtual sponsor stand

Session 2.03 DIGITAL HISTORYChaired by Machteld Venken (C2DH)[15:45 – 17:20]

15:45 – 16:00 User demand for supporting advanced analysis of historical text collections [long]
Max Kemman(@) and Steven Claeyssens(+)

16:00 – 16:15 Exploring the History of Digital History: Setting an Agenda [long]
Gerben Zaagsma(+)

16:15 – 16:30 Historic machines from ‘prams’ to ‘Parliament’: new avenues for collaborative linguistic research [long]
Mia Ridge(@), Giorgia Tolfo, Kalle Westerling, Nilo Pedrazzini and Barbara McGillivray

16:30 – 16:40 A clash of colorful worlds. Distant viewing the use of color in Western visual representations of the orient and occident, 1890- 1920 [short]
Thomas Smits(+), Melvin Wevers and Eleonora Paklons(+)

16:40 – 16:50 Cutting history at its joints; a computational approach to periodizing the history of a concept [short]
Hugo Hogenbirk(+)

16:50 – 17:20 Discussion

19:00 Social Dinner

Friday, June 3

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

Session 3.01 LITERARY STUDIES: MANUSCRIPTS AND MOREChaired by Julie Birkholz (KBR)[9:00 – 10:15]

9:00 – 9:15 From manuscript to syntactic tree: the long journey of a mathematical text [long]
Margherita Fantoli(+), Miryam De Lhoneux and Beatrice Sisana

9:15 – 9:30 Bibliographic and textual studies and the personal library [long]
John Walsh(+), Alexandra Wingate(+), Caroline Nurkkala, Daniel Evans Alyssa, Mertka and Jennifer Christie

9:30 – 9:45 Medieval Sweden – a reference work transformed into XML [long]
Olof Karsvall(@) and Leif-Jöran Olsson(@)

9:45 – 10:15 Discussion

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break

Session 3.02 NEWSPAPERS AND TEXTChaired by Estelle Bunout (C2DH)[10:45 – 12:00]

10:45 – 11:00 Whose ‘I’ is it anyway? Comparing a rule-based approach and a BERT token- classifier for quote detection in Dutch newspapers [long]
Kim Smeenk(+), Herbert Kruitbosch, Frank Harbers and Marcel Broersma

11:00 – 11:15 What’s a ‘Liberal’ newspaper anyway? [long]
Kaspar Beelen(+), Jon Lawrence and Mariona Coll Ardanuy

11:15 – 11:25 Comparing the performance and usability of state-of-the-art OCR workflows on French-Dutch bilingual historical sources [short]
Alec Van den Broeck(+), Tess Dejaeghere(+), Vincent Ducatteeuw, Lise Foket, Sally Chambers, Christophe Verbruggen, Julie M. Birkholz and Frederic Lamsens

11:25 – 12:00 Discussion

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

Session 3.03 RESEARCH DATAChaired by Margherita Fantoli (KU Leuven)[13:00 – 14:30]

13:00 – 13:05 Sorry, I Don’t Follow You: The Translation of Donald Trump’s Tweets in Dutch Newspaper De Volkskrant [poster]
Elise van Berkum(@)

13:05 – 13:10 To harvest or not to harvest? The importance of legal advice in BESOCIAL [poster]
Fien Messens(@), Lise-Anne Denis(@), Alejandra Michel, Eva Rolin, Patrick Watrin, Julie M. Birkholz, Sally Chambers, Friedel Geeraert, Peter Mechant, Eveline Vlassenroot, Pieter Heyvaert and Sophie Vandepontseele

13:10 – 13:15 [eu-fo-nì-a]: a program to automatically compute euphonic phenomena in the Italian language [poster]
Andrea Consalvi(@)

13:15 – 13:30 Data Montage: Towards Coherence in Multimodal Data Representation [long]
Sara Akhlaq(@), Arran Ridley(@), Mark-Jan Bludau and Marian Dörk

13:30 – 13:45 Enriching Cultural Heritage Data for Research – the Quest for Interoperability in Audiovisual Archives [long]
Mari Wigham(@), Willem Melder and Roeland Ordelman

13:45 – 14:15 Discussion

14:15 – 14:45 Break

14:45 – 15:45 Closing Keynote: Cultural Bias of (Digitized) Natural History Collections
Andreas Weber(+) (University of Twente)

15:45 – 16:15 Conference closing