Study day on Linked Data

On Friday 22 November 2019, the Adochs project organised an international study day on Linked Data at KBR (the Royal Library of Belgium). While morning presentations have tackled new conceptual models, those of afternoon have presented several case studies on publishing archival data as Linked Data.



09:00 Reception
09:30 Introduction (Seth van Hooland, Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Session 1: New Data Models

10:00 Records in Contexts (RiC) conceptual model and ontology (Florence Clavaud, Archives nationales of France and International Council on Archives )
10:30 The Matterhorn RDF Data Model (Tobias Wildi, Docuteam)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Wikidata and Archival Metadata : opportunities and challenges for heritage institutions (Baptiste de Coulon, le lieu imaginaire)
12:00 IIIF protocol: a standard to publish and easily share the digital pictures. (Jean-François Moufflet, National Archives of France)
12:30 Questions
13:00 Lunch break

Session 2: Linked Open Data – World War II Case Studies

14:00 WarSampo – Finnish WW2 on the Semantic Web (Eero Hyvonen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities – HELDIG and Aalto University, Department of Computer Science, Semantic Computing Research Group – SeCo)
14:30 From CegeSoma spreadsheets to Linked Data: a Wikibase journey (Anne Chardonnens, Université Libre de Bruxelles – ULB )
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Describing the Persecution of the Jews in Italy: the OWL Domain “Shoah Ontology”
(Laura Brazzo, the Foundation Jewish Contemporary Documentation Center )

16:00 Debate
16:30 Conclusion. The new data models, a real opportunity? (Frédéric Lemmers, The Royal Library of Belgium – KBR)
17:00 End

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General Information

When: November 22, 2019, 9AM – 5PM

Where: KBR (Royal Library of Belgium), Boulevard de l’Empereur 4, 1000 Brussels, BE

Organizers: CegeSoma (State Archives of Belgium), KBR (Royal Library of Belgium), Université libre de Bruxelles and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in the context of the ADOCHS project.

Conference organizing committee: Florence Gillet (AGR-CegeSoma), Frédéric Lemmers (KBR), Seth Van Hooland (ULB), Ann Dooms (VUB), Anne Chardonnens (ULB), Tan Lu (VUB).

Scientific committee of the ADOCHS project: Julie Urbain (Historical archives – European Commission), Maarten Savels  (AMSAB – center of Expertise in Digital Heritage – Packed), Brecht Declercq (VIAA), Sally Chambers (Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities), Harco Gijsbers (NIOD), Erwin Verbruggen (Beeld and geluid instituut), Frédéric Dufaux (CNRS), Hans van Dormolen (HIP), Jean-Philippe Moreux (BNF).