Arcam, the architecture centre Amsterdam, just opened a brand-new multimedia installation that tells the spatial story of Port-City – the largest urban extension in the Netherlands and the largest expansion of Amsterdam since IJburg. Our team member Nynke Anna van der Mark has created stories about some of the historicalContinue Reading

As the year is coming to an end, we are looking back upon the last couple of months, in which our Amsterdam Time Machine Team has been busy presenting their research projects on various different academic conferences and workshops. In September, postdoctoral researcher Janna Aerts took the night train toContinue Reading

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