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Back from Berlin

I wrote this post on the flight back to Aix, after a wonderful and fruitful stay in Berlin, where I spent a week there at the Max Planck Institute Für Wissenschaftsgeschichte  (MPIWG) on the...

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X-Boorman (II): The Boorman Factory

This post aims at opening the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China (BDRC)’s factory – presenting its initial purpose, its editorial staff, the method for selecting biographies, contributors and sources, its implied biases, practical issues...

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X-Boorman (I): a digital revival

This is the first instalment of the “X-Boorman” series through which we plan to take the reader to a new experience and exploration of the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China (BDRC). The series is...

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New positions available !

The ENP-China ERC project is hiring! 1. Postdoctoral fellowship in modern Chinese history: Download Description:  Postdoc_ERC The ERC ENP-China project (Institute of Asian Studies, Aix-Marseille, France) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Associate position...

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A Review of Biographical Databases

Last week (27-28 May), we organized a two-day Expert meeting on biographical databases. Instead of a linear account of this meeting, what we propose here is a critical review of existing biographical databases (DB)....

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Biographical Databases: Expert Meeting

On 27-28 May 2019, the ENP-China ERC project will be holding its first Expert meeting at the Maison de la Recherche in Aix-en-Provence.  Because we are in the process of developing a biographical database...

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Dataviz: the Bridge between NLP and History ?

Dataviz Workshop What a couple of days !It has been a real pleasure to welcome and get to know Benjamin Bach from Edinburgh University. A two-day workshop with participants from quite different disciplines (from...

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Data Visualization: A Quick Look Back

Research calls for experiments, exploration, exchange. By bringing together a wide range of people with different interests, various disciplinary backgrounds, and for most, near complete inexperience with data visualization, the workshop on data visualization...

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Dataviz Workshop: Program Outline

Thursday 14 February 2019 13h45: Introductive conference by Benjamin Bach (University of Edinburgh)• Presentation◦ Edinburgh lab ◦ Research mission▪ Exploration / Explanation▪ Multi-modal▪ Analytics
◦ Selected Projects▪ Time curves▪ Vistorian▪ Data comics
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Data Visualization Workshop

Data visualization is a powerful part of data science. Yet these terms should not scare you away. Data visualization allows you to not only see hidden patterns in your data, but also communicate the...