This workshop is initiated in the context of the collaboration between the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and  the Erasmus Studio, an interfacultary  institute  at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, that promotes and initiates e-research across disciplinary boundaries, with an emphasis on multimedia archives.

The organisation of this workshop consists of the following persons:

Dr. Stef Scagliola, Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus Studio
Postdoctoral researcher specialised in oral history methodology and responsible for designing a multidisciplinary research agenda for a range of multilingual video-interview collections in the Balkan region ( She is also involved in designing Digital Humanities courses (AXES, FP7) and developing an oral history research environment (Oral History Today, CLARIAH).

Dr. Martijn Kleppe, Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus Studio
Postdoctoral researcher at the History department of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. In February 2013 his dissertation ‘Canonical Iconic Photographs’ was published and currently he is involved in the AXES project. He is editor of the Dutch Journal of Mediahistory and board member of the foundation that publishes the academic journal Depth of Field on photographical research in the Netherlands and Flanders.

Max Kemman, MSc, Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus Studio
Junior researcher specialised in human-computer interaction of digital academic research systems. He conducts research within research projects that develop search systems for several types of datasets; audiovisual archives (AXES, FP7), Oral History collections (Oral History Today, CLARIAH) and political debates with media coverage (PoliMedia, CLARIN).

Dr. Roeland Ordelman, University Twente & Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Senior researcher in Multimedia Retrieval at University of Twente (PhD, 2003), specialist in audiovisual content access at R&D at the Netherlands Institute for Sound Vision and founder of a start-up company for audio search technology, Cross Media Interaction (X-MI). The main focus of his work is on deploying state-of-the-art access technology in real-life scenarios aiming to enhance the exploitability of audiovisual content for various types of user groups.

Prof. dr. Franciska de Jong, University of Twente and Erasmus University Rotterdam: Erasmus Studio
Full professor of language technology at the University of Twente and director of the Erasmus Studio for e-research at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her main research interest is in the field of multimedia indexing, text mining, semantic access, cross-language retrieval and the disclosure of cultural heritage collections. She has initiated a number of EU-projects and was principal investigator of the NWO-CATCH project CHoral- Access to oral history (2006-2011).

Projects in which various members are involved:

Oral History Today
Talk of Europe
Croatian Memories
Bosnian Memories

For the process of reviewing submissions, the team is extended with the following programme committee members:

Dr. Willemien Sanders, Utrecht University
Assistant professor at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) and the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Willemien’s PhD project (2012) was on documentary filmmaking and ethics. She tried to incorporate filmmakers’ and participants’ experiences into theories of documentary filmmaking ethics. Both quantitative and qualitative in nature, the study focused on the everyday practice of making documentary films. She is currently involved in two research projects, EUscreenXL, which further makes archive material from European public broadcasters available to surf, search, and create with, and SiFTI, which investigates production cultures in successful private film and television production companies. Willemien regularly contributes to DOX, the documentary magazine of the European Documentary Network.

Dr. Khiet Truong, University of Twente
Post-doctoral researcher at the department Human Media Interaction, University of Twente, involved in the FP7 EU-project SSPNet (Social Signal Processing Network). She works in the context of Social Signal Processing and Affective Computing where the goals are to develop socially and emotionally adaptive machines. Her research focuses on the automatic analysis of human vocal behaviour in social interaction. She investigates human paralinguistic behaviours, for example, intonation of speech, rhythm of speech, turn-taking behaviours, and non-verbal vocalizations such as laughter, and relate these behaviours to social and affective meanings. Since interaction also involves facial expressions, eye gaze, and head movements, she considers these as well in her research.

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