Keynotes & Invited Talks
- 15 November 2022 – Launch Oxford Digital Scholarship Centre, keynote “Why AI Needs Humanities Scholars”, Oxford, UK.
- 12 October 2022 – Introduction to AI, guest lecture “AI and Digital Humanities”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (hybrid)
- 21 September 2022 – Public Lectures in Digital Humanities and Access to Digital Data at Siberian Federal University, invited lecture “Research on the intersection of humanities, computer science, and cultural heritage”. Krasnoyarsk, Russia (online)
- 20 September 2022 – International Joint Workshop on Semantic Web and Ontology Design for Cultural Heritage, invited talk “Capturing Complex Heritage Knowledge”, Bolzano, Italy (online)
- 14 September 2022 – Auditing Digitalization Outputs in the Cultural Heritage Sector study day, invited talk “Mixing computers and cultural heritage – challenges and opportunities in cross-disciplinary collaborations”, Brussels, Belgium (online)
- 7 September 2022 – Semantics Conference, keynote “The Semantics of Smell”, Amsterdam (hybrid)
- 23 June 2022 – The Human in Digital Humanities, keynote “Towards Culturally Aware AI Systems”, Tilburg School of Humanities & Digital Sciences, Tilburg (online)
- 28 April 2022 – Humane AI Conversation, guest lecture “Building Cultural AI”, Amsterdam (online)
- 17 February 2022 – Cultural AI Webinar, lab introduction “How can we use ‘Artificial Intelligence’ in cultural research and raise consciousness of cultural context within the technology?“, The Hague (online)
- 8 February 2022 – Forschungskolloquium zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte, guest lecture: “Why we need culturally aware AI” TU Berlin, Germany (online)
- 27 October 2020 – Invited lecture at AI & Inclusiviteit webinar organised by DEN “AI x Digital Humanities => Inclusiviteit” (online)
- 2 June 2020 Keynote Historical Network Research Conference “Computationally Tracing Concepts Through Time and Space” University of Luxembourg (online event)
- 7 November 2019 – Keynote at HELDIG Summit “Square pegs and round holes: addressing the mismatch between humanities questions and the state-of-the-art in language technology” University of Helsinki, Finland
- 26 July 2019 “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Future of Digital Humanities“ Closing Keynote DHOxSS, Oxford, UK
25 July 2019 “Frames, Trends and Literature: a teaser of NLP research at DHLab” Invited talk NLP Seminar Sheffield. UK
20 June 2019 “Data Science in the Humanities” Invited talk Data Science NL, Picnic Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- 12 June 2019 “Amsterdam Time Machine: Bringing Together Data and Disciplines” ACDH Lecture Vienna, Austria
- 8 May 2019 “Why language technology can’t handle Game of Thrones (yet)” Invited lecture DH/ARC – Digital Humanities Advanced Research Centre, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
- 21 February 2019 “27.000 Recepten vinden in 8 miljoen krantenberichten: Geesteswetenschappen op het snijvlak van taaltechnologie en big data” Invited lecture VOGIN-IP, OBA Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- 24 January 2019 “Finding common ground between text, maps, and tables for quantitative and qualitative research” Invited talk AIUCD 2019 Conference, Udine, Italy
- 21 May 2018: Invited talk (+ research visit) Knowledge and Media Institute: Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses for the Humanities Using Text, Images and Tables. Milton Keynes, UK.
- 14 May 2018: Pitch Dutch ministry of Education, Culture and Science: Wat kan een Geesteswetenschapper met 60 miljoen pagina’s tekst? (with Melvin Wevers). Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- 16 March 2018: Invited Talk @ DIGHUM meeting: Media as the Database: using text, images, and tables for quantitative and qualitative research. Copenhagen, Denmark
Some more informal outlets of my research:
Dutch National Radio interview on HackaLOD (16 November 2016): https://www.nporadio1.nl/langs-de-lijn-en-omstreken/onderwerpen/383208-hackers-helpen-koninklijke-bibliotheek
Webcast of my 15 minute presentation about MITCH at NWO’s How to CATCH the Future symposium on November 13, 2009:
A radio interview for Radio 1’s Noorderlicht (broadcast on January 27, 2009) (in Dutch).