WP2, WP5 johan oomen
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Audiovisual; semantic web; archive; video
Johan Oomen is head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department and researcher at the Web and Media group of the VU University Amsterdam. Oomen and his group are working on research projects (Horizon 2020, ICT-PSP, national) that focus on providing durable access to digital heritage on the Web. Oomen holds an BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies. He is elected board member of the Europeana Association, of the EUscreen Foundation and of CLICKNL, the innovation catalyst for the Dutch Creative Industries. His PhD research focusses on the relation between participatory culture and institutional policy.


WP2, WP5 victor de boer
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Linked Data; Semantic Web; Digital Humanities; Exploration
I focus on representing, converting, enriching and linking data into heterogeneous knowledge graphs such that they can be used by both domain experts and laypeople to explore and discover. In Clariah, I work on the DIVE+ tool, and I am involved in the Data committee of Clariah.


WP5 jaap blom
Beeld & Geluid
speech recognition; video concept recognition; semantic web; crowd sourcing; video annotation
Active in the cultural heritage sector, working on R&D projects related to innovations concerning the leveraging of (digitized) archival-, museum- and library collections by 1) building (web) applications (and/or mock-ups & prototypes) and 2) investigating & evaluating the benefits & experiences of end-users in this field (general public, researchers, media professionals).

Specialties/enjoying: Software engineering, user requirements, functional design, prototyping, user interaction design, (European) R&D projects, Scrum, Prince 2, archival R&D, Internet archiving, Semantic web, Web services, (REST) APIs, usability evaluation, Java, Struts, JSP, Python, PHP, Smarty PHP, Bash, Perl, HTML(5), CSS(3), JavaScript, Angularjs, Backbone.js, RequireJS, Apache, Tomcat, Django, Node.js, Elasticsearch, SOLR, OWLIM/Sesame, Virtuoso, SERQL, SPARQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Wordpress, Mac OSX, Linux, Windows, Git, SVN
WP5 jasmijn van gorp
Utrecht University
Audiovisual Data; Media Studies; Television Heritage; User Studies; Digital Methods

Jasmijn Van Gorp is assistant professor Television Studies and Digital Culture at the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University. She is member of the Core Team of WP5 and the project leader of Project 2 within WP5, leading the development of AVResearcherXL, CoMeRDa and TROVe.

Her expertises are research methods, user studies, and user-centred tool development. At Utrecht University, she teaches the CLARIAH-related courses Television History Online (BA Television and Media Culture) and Data-driven Research and Digital Tools for Media, Art and Performance Studies (RMA Media and Performance Studies).

She is also member of the national Research School for Media Studies (RMeS), training PhD-students and RMA-students on digital tool and source criticism. Van Gorp has been Visiting Scholar at the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT and is member of the Advisory Board of Clipnote, a project of the Center for Digital Humanities at UCLA.




WP5 (WP-leader)  Julia
University of Amsterdam (Media Studies department)
Media Studies; audiovisual data; digital heritage; digital humanities; digital source criticism
Julia Noordegraaf is professor of Digital Heritage in the department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. She is also director of the Amsterdam Centre for Cultural Heritage and Identity (ACHI), one of the university’sresearch priority areas. Her research focuses on the preservation and reuse of audiovisual and digital heritage. Noordegraaf currently leads research projects on the conservation of digital art (in the Horizon 2020 Marie Curie ITN projectNACCA) and on the reuse of digital heritage in data-driven historical research (in ACHI’s digital humanities projectCREATE and the Amsterdam Data Science Research projectPerspectives on Data Quality). She is a former fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NIAS. Within CLARIAH, she acts as leader of WP5 and board member for Media Studies.