• Anne Breitbarth (morning)
  • Veronique Hoste (afternoon)


  • 9:00 – 9:10
  • Veronique Hoste (FLW research director)

Keynote lecture

  • 9:10 – 10:10
  • Rens Bod (professor of Digital Humanities and History of Humanities, UVA): “Who’s Afraid of Patterns? The Pearls and Perils of Digital Tools”

Meeting moment

  • 10:10 – 10:30
  • Coffee break

Focus on digital humanities (1)

  • 10:30 – 11:45

Four digital humanities projects in the picture

  • Joke Meheus (Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences): “Logic-based knowledge representations in the digital humanities: errors and inconsistencies”
  • Miriam Bouzouita (Department of Linguistics): “Tracking Language Variation and Change Using Apps: The Case of Dialectos del español, the Spanish Dialects App”
  • Jeroen Deploige, Eric Vanhaute, Christophe Verbruggen en Sven Vrielinck (Department of History): “Bruges, Ghent and beyond. Spatial history, prospects and limitations of linked data”
  • Gunther Martens, Julie Birkholz, e.a. (Department of Literary Studies): “Digital Humanities in literature. An overview by the department of Literary Studies”

Break-out sessions

Research data management

  • 11:45 – 12:15
  • Frederic Lamsens (FLW IT-staff) en Lien Vanmarsnille (FLW library) (presentation)

Research integrity

  • 11:45 – 12:15
  • Veerle Provoost (Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences): “Research integrity and our faculty’s ethics committee”

Meeting moment

  • 12:15 – 13:30
  • Lunch

Focus on digital humanities (2)

  • 13:30 – 14:00
  • Jeroen Bourgognon (De Krook): “Societal impact creation by Ghent University researchers in De Krook”
  • Christophe Verbruggen, Sally Chambers (GhentCDH): “Faculty Services by the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities”

Focus on digital humanities (3)

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Four digital humanities projects in the picture

  • Lieve Macken (Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication): How product and process data complement each other in translation studies”  (presentation)
  • Birger Stichelbaut, Wouter Gheyle (Department of Archaeology): “The application of historical aerial photographs for modern conflict archaeology”
  • Phaedra Claeys (Department of Languages and Cultures): “La Russie illustrée. Minimum input, maximum output: data management and (social) valorization thanks to Digital Humanities”
  • Marc Leman (Department of Art History, Musicology & Theatre Studies): “The Art & Science Interaction Lab (ASIL) at the KROOK. A perspective on Digital Humanities”

Research in the picture

Poster/demo session

  • 15:15 – 16:45
  • Overview of the digital humanities research at the faculty on the basis of scientific posters and demos, which were explained by the authors

Visit to IPEM

  • 15:15 – 16:45

Musicology-IPEM presents the following demonstrations of ongoing research in its laboratories in the Krook:

  • Demo 1. Piano performance demonstrating the use of motion capture (using infra red camera’s) coupled to 3D-audio effect rendering system (using a 64 loudspeakers). The goal is to explore musical expression with innovative interactive multimedia that could be deployed in future concert halls.
  • Demo 2. Hocket singing, demonstrating an experiment with focus on data-analysis. The goal is to measure the quality of an interaction, for better understanding the effect of musics on social empowerment.
  • Demo 3. EEG-response on music, using a reinforcement learning system for music generation. The goal is to research brain-based biofeedback with music for medical applications.
  • Demo 4. Looking at the Mystic Lamb with eye-tracking and responses on an fNIRS system. The goal is measure empathic responses due to interaction with the painting.

Meeting moment

  • 16:45 – 17:30
  • Reception