Changes in knowledge production reflect and drive societal change. A systematic large-scale analysis of the evolution and spread of printing activity over time and geography can thus highlight key moments of transformation in history. Better understanding of the emergence of the printing press, scientific disciplines, conceptual change, or the timing of these events, can provide new quantitative information, and help to uncover overlooked patterns in knowledge production and public discourse.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventDigital Humanities Benelux (DH Benelux 2018) - International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 6 Jun 20188 Jun 2018


ConferenceDigital Humanities Benelux (DH Benelux 2018)
Abbreviated titleDH Benelux
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Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Digital humanities

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Lahti, L., Vaara, V., Marjanen, J., Roivainen, H., Ijaz, A., Hengchen, S., ... Tolonen, M. (2018). Quantitative analysis of public discourse in Europe 1470-1910. Abstract from Digital Humanities Benelux (DH Benelux 2018), Amsterdam, Netherlands.