Beatrice Melis (she/her) is a twenty-three years old Digital Humanities Graduate and Master's Degree Course Student at University of Pisa. Her interests in current and future studies concern the possibility of studying the poetic and literary heritage through digital-storytelling tools.
Narratives are a fundamental way in which humans make sense of reality. A large general-purpose knowledge base such as Wikidata provides the means to build digital narratives about historical events, which can be useful for both research and educational purposes. In this presentation we will discuss the work that we have done, and the challenges that we have encountered, to extract narratives from Wikidata in the context of the Narratives in Digital Libraries project (https://dlnarratives.eu)