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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.

Detail Summary
Date 14 February 2019
Time 15:00 - 17:00
Location BG 1

Confirmed speakers (Angélique Janssens, Radboud University and Bert Spaan, will present examples of recent projects that involve the crowd in historical and cultural heritage projects ( 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:

  1. Aim and results of crowdsourcing projects
  2. Business models and organization

Ownership and reuse of the data


eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, followed by drinks at Kapitein Zeppos

BG 1

Turfdraagsterpad 9
1012 XT Amsterdam