Speaker: Charles van den Heuvel
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Charles van den Heuvel

Senior Researcher
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Virtual Knowledge Studio
Cruquiusweg 31
1019 AT The Netherlands

Charles van den Heuvel finished his study Art History and Archeology at Groningen University with a specialization in the history of architecture, town planning and planning sciences (PhD 1991).Since then he worked as a senior-researcher for the universities of Groningen, Utrecht and Maastricht in the Netherlands. Furthermore he was as an Inspector of Cultural Heritage for the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences and a curator of the cartographical collections of the University Library of Leiden. At the moment he is senior researcher for the Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Research interests are history of art, architecture and town planning, history of cartography, history of science and more recently history of information science. Within the Virtual Knowledge Studio he is involved in various research projects on visualization in history, web archiving for research, expert and lay-expert views in humanities research and cultural heritage.

Charles will present Annotators and Agents in a Web-based Collaboratory around Cartographical Collections in Cultural Heritage Institutions. [Paper]