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Julianne Nyhan

Julianne is Chair of Humanities Data Science and Methodology at the Technical University of Darmstadt and Professor of Digital Humanities at University College London. 

Previously she has also been Director of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities; Programme Director of the MA/MSc in Digital Humanities; Deputy Director of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities and on the Leadership board of the UCL Centre for Critical Heritage.

Julianne is the Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded The Sloane Lab: Looking back to build future shared collections, one of five 'Discovery Projects' of the 5-year Towards a National Collection (TaNC) research programme.

Previously she was the Principal Investigator, ESRC-funded Oceanic Exchanges: Tracing Global Information Networks in Historical Newspaper Repositories, 1840-1914 (OcEx) (2017-2019); co-Investigator, Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe (CHEurope), H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action: Innovative Training Networks (2016-2020); co-Investigator, Leverhulme Trust-funded Enlightenment Architectures: Sir Hans Sloane's catalogues of his collections (2016-19) and Expert Advisor, NEH-funded Reconstructing the first Humanities Computing Centre (2017-19).

Julianne has published widely on Digital Humanities, and in particular on the history of Digital Humanities. Recent publications include: (with Marco Passarotti) One Origin of Digital Humanities: Fr Roberto Busa in his own words (Springer 2020) (with Andrew Flinn) Computation and the Humanities: towards an Oral History of Digital Humanities (Springer 2016) and the co-edited Digital Humanities in Practice (Facet 2012), Digital Humanities: a Reader (Ashgate 2013) and Clerics, Kings and Vikings: essays on Medieval Ireland (Four Courts 2015). Her next book, under contract with Routledge, is on the hidden, feminized labour that underpinned the Index Thomisticus project of Roberto Busa.