Today, ‘Sloterdijk’ is primarily used by many Amsterdammers as an abbreviation for ‘Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk.’ However, the history of Sloterdijk goes back many ages before the existence of the station. Sloterdijk originated in the Middle Ages along the Spaarndammerdijk, a dyke that protected the rural hinterland against the yet untamedContinue Reading

From the 31st of May until the 2nd of June, the Amsterdam Time Machine joined Digital Humanities Benelux for the 10th edition of its annual conference. This year’s theme was ‘Crossing Borders’, exploring digital humanities research across different languages and different modalities. The conference started off with a day ofContinue Reading