MemberChristof Schöch

…Trier Center for Digital Humanities, Trier University, Germany…

Professor of Digital Humanities and co-director of the Trier Center for Digital Humanities at University of Trier, Germany. Also, Chair of the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History. and president of the Association for Digital Humanities in the German-speaking regions (DHd). Christof’s interests in research and teaching are located at the confluence of French literary studies and the digital humanities, especially digital editing, corpus curation and quantitative text analysis. He is also interested in new forms of scholarly publishing and collaboration and pleads for Open Access to publications and research data. He is an active member of the Romance Studies and Digital Humanities communities.

MemberMarc Seul

I study Political Science and Philosophy at Trier University and currently serve as a Member of the Board of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate and as elected Officer of Political Education at Trier University’s AStA (student body). I am a founding Member of the ‘Initiative Interdisziplinäre Antisemitismusforschung Universität Trier‘ (Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of anti-Semitism at Trier University).

MemberBrigitte Braun

Brigitte Braun studied History, Art History, and German Studies at the Universities of Kiel, Trier, and Wroclaw (Poland). She received her master of arts (Magistra Artium) from the University of Trier with her thesis “Early Cinema in Trier”. Her dissertation “Politics in the Cinema, 1919-1925” focuses on German and French film politics and propaganda in the occupied Rhineland after the First World War (supervised by professors Lutz Raphael and Martin Loiperdinger). From 2001 to 2012, she worked as lecturer and researcher in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Trier. Her research and teaching included areas such as early cinema, film and history, and media, politics, persuasion and propaganda. She participated in the Sreen1900 research projects “Non-fiction Film in Germany 1895 to 1918”, “The Use of Visual Media in Poor Relief in Britain around 1900”, “The Social Question in Lantern Shows and Early Cinema around 1900” (all funded by the German Research Foundation), and “Travelling Cinema in Europe” (funded by Luxembourg and Greater Region European Capital of Culture, 2007). She also was an Erasmus lecturer at the University of Zurich, Department of Film Studies.After her time in Trier, Brigitte worked at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in the Studium Generale Department, specializing on academic skills development in university teaching and open educational resources. Since 2014, she has been publications manager and editorial journalist at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and works as a research freelancer in the fields of media, history, politics, and propaganda.

MemberHannah Busch

Hannah Busch is a Ph.D. candidate in the project Digital Forensics for Historical Documents at Huygens ING in Amsterdam. In her thesis, she focuses on the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for the study of medieval Latin paleography. Hannah studied German-Italian studies (B.A./Laurea Triennale) at the Universities of Bonn and Florence, followed by the completion of a M.A. in Textual Scholarship at the Free University of Berlin. Prior to moving to the Netherlands in 2018, she worked as research assistant at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities, where she was a member of the eCodicology-project. Her research interests include large scale digitization of medieval manuscripts, and  experimenting with the application of computational methods that can support and enhance the work of manuscripts scholars. She is member of the Digital Medievalist Postgraduate Subcommittee, and the editorial team of the German science blog Mittelalter – Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte.