This month’s Salon will focus on the involvement of citizens in the transcription and interpretation of historical sources for purposes of access and research.
Confirmed speakers (Angélique Janssens, Radboud University and Bert Spaan, bertspaan.nl) will present examples of recent projects that involve the crowd in historical and cultural heritage projects (VeleHanden.nl and The NYC Space/Time Directory). In a subsequent panel discussion, we will reflect on crowdsourcing as a form of citizen science. Panelists (Julia Vytopil, Suzan van Dijk and Nicoline van der Sijs) are asked to open the discussion by preparing short, one-sentence statements on the following three topics:
Ownership and reuse of the data
eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, followed by drinks at Kapitein Zeppos