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.


LREC-COLING 2024 Conference

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LREC-COLING 2024 - The 2024 Joint International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Language Resources and Evaluation, will take place at the Lingotto Conference Centre - Torino (Italia), from 20-25 May, 2024. 

The three-day main conference (22-23-24, May) will be accompanied by a total of three days of workshops and tutorials (20-21-25, May) held in the days immediately before and after.

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

Interested in working with digital archives, digitising primary sources, or using digital tools for your research? MAPS, the UGent periodical studies research group, is organising a half-day seminar on digitisation and digital research on 18 June at UGent.

Conference of Computational Literary Studies (CCLS2024)

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The 3rd Annual Conference of Computational Literary Studies (CCLS2024) will take place on 13 - 14 June 2024, in Vienna, Austria.

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Computational Literary Studies: training ExploreCor: Using Programmable Corpora in CLS

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iPRES: international conference on digital preservation in Ghent!!

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Workshop: Opening up Born-digital Data for Researchers @ DHBenelux Conference


CLARIAH-VL workshop @ DHBenelux Conference

OCR Workshop for UGent Researchers


Transkribus Seminariereeks: Online Webinar ‘Transkribus: User cases’

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