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Geert Lovink on Mon, 18 Sep 2006 13:25:21 +0200 (CEST)

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The Virtual Knowledge Studio requests the pleasure of your company at the Launch of our
research programme on October 11, 2006 in the Trippenhuis, Royal Netherlands Academy of
Arts and Sciences, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam. The Launch will be the
occasion to take stock of the state of the art with respect to e-research in the humanities and
social sciences and new research practices. You will be able to meet with scholars from a
variety of disciplines, as well as specialists from the creative industry. You will have the
occasion to get acquainted with their work in a series of special events in the Research
Gallery which we will host for the first time during this launch.  

The programme:  

13.00                          Arrival and coffee  

13.30 - 13.40              Welcome by artist and television host Bart Peeters  

13.40 - 14.00              Introduction of the Studio by dr. Paul Wouters  

14.00 - 15.00              Panel discussion hosted by Bart Peeters, with prof. dr. Frits van
Oostrom (president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), prof. dr. Eep
Talstra (chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the VKS), prof. dr. Nina Wakeford (INCITE,
University of Surrey, UK), Marie- José Klaver (NRC Handelsblad), and prof. dr. Seamus Ross
(HATII, University of Glasgow, UK)  

15.15 - 16. 30             Research Gallery:  
Web, Digital Media and Virtual Ethnography  
Institutions, Governance and Culture  
Web Archiving, Communities and Collaboration  
Simulation, Annotation and Metaphors  
Arts, Languages, and Sound  

16. 30                          Opening of the VKS by prof. dr. Frits van Oostrom  

17.00 - 18.30              The Benjamin Herman Trio and dr. Henkjan Honing (Music Cognition
Group, University of Amsterdam)  

18.30                          Reception  

We hope that you will be able to join us in this event. My colleagues and I are looking forward
to meeting you at the Launch,  

Yours sincerely,  
Paul Wouters  
Programme Leader VKS  

RSVP: Could you please confirm your participation by email to
jeannette.haagsma {AT} vks.knaw.nl  and indicate in which gallery event you are especially

Paul Wouters  

Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences  
Cruquiusweg 31  
1019 AT Amsterdam, NL  
T: +3120 8500270  
F: +3120 8500271  

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