At the KNAW Humanities Cluster we have two groups, each with their own specialties. In addition, our three founding institutes focus on History, History of Knowledge, Literature (Huygens ING), Global Labour History (IISH), Ethnology, and Linguistics (Meertens Institute). If you want to know more about their active research agendas, please visit the websites of the respective institutes via the links under Further Reading.
DHLab focuses on advancing humanities research through digital methods for which they bring together expertise from humanities, computational linguistics, social science and semantic web. These researchers have worked on automatically extracting information from text archives, improving historical image classification, and mapping online debates.
NL-Lab conducts research into Dutch culture and identity. They use innovative research methods to develop new perspectives on various aspects of identity formation in the Netherlands.
Department of Digital Infrastructure builds digital infrastructure to open up VOC archives for digital research
Amsterdam, 21 May 2021 – KNAW Humanities Cluster is part of a consortium that receives 3.8 million euro from the Dutch Research Council for the GLOBALISE project to provi…Read more News
In search of scents lost: new project explores Europe’s smelly heritage
A new, €2.8M international research project, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, will capture the smells of Europe as part of our cultural heritage: ODEUROPA.Read more News