Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee of ESU DH C&T is responsible for the accademic content and programme of the Summer University. Together with the workshop leaders it reviews the applications of potential participants and decides on their admission to a specific workshop. It evaluates furthermore the projects handed in for (Poster) presentation and decides on their admission. This year’s committee is composed of the following specialists in Digital Humanities:

  • Rose Marie Beck, Professor for African Languages and Literatures and Dean of Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies, University of Leipzig (Germany)
  • Peter Bell, Professor of Art History and Digital Humanities, Philipps University Marburg (Germany)
  • Alex Bia, Professor for Statistics, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University Miguel Hernández, Elche (Spain)
  • Manuel Burghardt, Junior Professor of Computational Humanities, Institut for Computer Science, University of Leipzig (Germany)
  • Elisabeth Burr, Professor for French, Francophone and Italian Linguistics, University of Leipzig (Germany)
  • Franciska de Jong, Executive director of CLARIN ERIC and Professor of e-research, Department of Humanities, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
  • Gimena del Rio Riande, Researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas y Crítica Textual of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Buenos Aires and Professor at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Lisa Dieckmann, Director of prometheus, Institute for Art History, University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Ray Siemens, Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing (2004-15), University of Victoria (Canada)
  • Toma Tasovac, Director of DARIAH-EU and Director of the Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities (BCDH)
  • Heike Zinsmeister, Professor of German Linguistics / Corpus Linguistics at the University of Hamburg (Germany)