Research Centre on Representatives and their Communication (RCRC). University of Antwerp
Beyond ideological conflict: religion and free-thought in the Belgian medical press (1840-1914) KU Leuven
IMPRESS will digitize and investigate a selection of major Belgian medical journals, issued between 1840 and 1914, which belong to the collection of the Royal Library of Belgium. The project will work towards two integrated aims to highlight the scientific potential of 19th-century medical heritage and stimulate future (digital) research. First, by digitizing a corpus of medical texts the project aims to serve as a test case and ...
Periodization in Literary History: A Computational Model of the History of Dutch Literature. University of Antwerp
Grammaticalization and (inter)subjectification Ghent University
The project aims to contribute to current research efforts dealing with (the interaction between) the processen of grammaticalization (in the structural domain) and (inter)subjectification (in the semantic domain) in language change. It will focus on three major issues:
1) the precise nature of the semantic changes in subjectification and in intersubjectification, and their relationship with the structural developments in ...
Adapting multilingual information provision to communication needs in asylum reception centers. KU Leuven
The project aims to address communication challenges in the asylum context by (1) gaining a better understanding of the communication needs of applicants with a vulnerable linguistic profile and (2) using these insights to develop more targeted multilingual information service for asylum reception, taking into account the different linguistic and cultural backgrounds and different levels of literacy of the target group. To this end, ...
Intelligent Neural Systems as InteGrated Heritage Tools (INSIGHT). University of Antwerp
'I represent the people, and my opponent does not!' The effects of representative claims on citizens' feeling of being (un)represented. University of Antwerp
Upscaling the Geo-temporal Enrichment, exploration and exploitation of Scientific COllections KU Leuven
The majority of digital collections at the FSIs (Federal Scientific Institutions) still have (meta)data issues affecting the exploration, interpretation and exploitation of their content. The coherence between the collection items and their searchability is rather limited, which sometimes makes it difficult to generate scientific value out of it. The current metadata scope of the photo archives, for example, is too narrow and too high-level ...
Belgian Research Action through Interdisciplinary Networks Ghent University
The main objective is to study a museum sub-collection [Royal Museum for Central Africa, region: north-east Congo] by
looking at it from different disciplinary angles. In order to explore the objects to their fullest extent as sources, we connect
them with other resources of information such as archives and other collections, but most importantly we re-connect them
with the populations they originated from and their history. ...