Notes 19-06

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Binnen Huygens de afdeling IT gebonden aan allerlei afspraken. Complicaties van het proces. Meeting in September between Niels, Jelle and the computer people from Huygens. How do the two repositories communicate? What does Jelle do?
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1. The definite goodbye from Els is lamented. Sebastiaan Derks is warmly welcomed as her replacement
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Meeting Jelle with Antske, Serge, Niels, Guus and Huygens IT people.
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2. Huygens has expressed the wish to host the BiographyNet demonstrator. A meeting should be held between the BiographyNet team, Jelle and the Huygens IT experts in September to see how this can be achieved. There also is the idea to organize an international event on biographies and digital humanities in the first half of 2015. This can be merged with the rejected workshop proposal from Antske and Serge for the conference in Lausanne.
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3. Jelle will be in the Netherlands in July/August. A meeting will be set up with (part of) the BiographyNet team to discuss his role.
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Two meetings: one with Jelle about his role in the project.
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4. Antske reports that LREC poster was received very well. She got in touch with someone who has Van der Aa's biographical dictionary with the placenames annotated. This and possibly other interesting sets will be made availabvle to us.
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one with the Huygens IT people about the collaboration. (Gert-Jan Filarski).
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5. Yearly, informal presentation at eScience is planned on 18 September.
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6. Antske and Serge are working on a proposal for two student assistants (history/linguistics) for the Network Institute Call, working on changes in perspectives in biographies.
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In September we should have a demonstrator at Huygens ING.
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7. Main task this summer will be building a prototype demonstrator (Antske and Niels) and writing a user manual
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Workshop first half of 2015: stepping stone to European project. (also with Eveline and Thiery).
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(Serge).
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Sebastiaan will contact RKD and PDC, for which the board of the BP needs to be summoned again.
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8. Antske is working with Lora (and soon also with Serge) to start crowd sourcing activities for annotations. Results should be there before the end of the summer. It will be attempted to do as much as possible with the crowd and as little as possible with experts.
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Future meetings (Milena's proposal to have occasional big meetings with everyone)
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LREC was well received. Someone has an annotated version of Van der Aa.
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9. Niels notes that Wouter should graduate on 18 July on his BiographyNet user interface thesis.
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eScience yearly presentation (18-09)
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10. Milena's idea to make a distinction between big (including all people involved from the sideline) and small meetings (all the core members) is met with approval.
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proposal Antske/Serge working on it.
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Serge should write something about what qualifications are historians looking at? Look at any qualifications attributed to the governors and why. People can only look at keywords now, which is very limited.
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The word ‘hero’ is still very en vogue.
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The historical part of biography writing is a core part of the history curriculum.
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Niels: Wouter graduates this summer; work on demonstrator; Newsreader Hackaton.
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Antske: set up crowd sourcing with Lora
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Revision as of 14:25, 19 June 2014

Present: Antske, Milena, Piek, Sebastiaan, Serge, Susan Present through Skype: Guus, Niels

1. The definite goodbye from Els is lamented. Sebastiaan Derks is warmly welcomed as her replacement 2. Huygens has expressed the wish to host the BiographyNet demonstrator. A meeting should be held between the BiographyNet team, Jelle and the Huygens IT experts in September to see how this can be achieved. There also is the idea to organize an international event on biographies and digital humanities in the first half of 2015. This can be merged with the rejected workshop proposal from Antske and Serge for the conference in Lausanne. 3. Jelle will be in the Netherlands in July/August. A meeting will be set up with (part of) the BiographyNet team to discuss his role. 4. Antske reports that LREC poster was received very well. She got in touch with someone who has Van der Aa's biographical dictionary with the placenames annotated. This and possibly other interesting sets will be made availabvle to us. 5. Yearly, informal presentation at eScience is planned on 18 September. 6. Antske and Serge are working on a proposal for two student assistants (history/linguistics) for the Network Institute Call, working on changes in perspectives in biographies. 7. Main task this summer will be building a prototype demonstrator (Antske and Niels) and writing a user manual (Serge). 8. Antske is working with Lora (and soon also with Serge) to start crowd sourcing activities for annotations. Results should be there before the end of the summer. It will be attempted to do as much as possible with the crowd and as little as possible with experts. Future meetings (Milena's proposal to have occasional big meetings with everyone) 9. Niels notes that Wouter should graduate on 18 July on his BiographyNet user interface thesis. 10. Milena's idea to make a distinction between big (including all people involved from the sideline) and small meetings (all the core members) is met with approval.

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