DH Research Lab

Dr Julie M Birkholz

Dr. Julie M. Birkholz is a Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Researcher on the ERC Agents of Change Research project www.wechanged.ugent.be. Her research expertise is in network analysis and digital data. Her current research is implementing a network perspective to approach periodical studies research. She holds a doctorate in Organization Sciences from the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Read full biography

Dr Federica Bressan

Dr. Federica Bressan (http://research.federicabressan.com) is a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University. She holds an MD in Musicology and a PhD in Computer Science. She was awarded a Marie Curie research grant (2017-2019) to work on interactive installation art. Previously, she held a research position at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, where she coordinated the laboratory for...Read full biography

Leah Budke

Leah Budke is a doctoral research fellow for the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) in English literature. Her PhD project is titled "Markers and Makers of Tradition: The Serially Published Modernist 'Little' Anthology (1912-1930)" and examines the dynamic between the modernist poetry anthology and the modernist magazine to shed new light on the formation of a modernist tradition. As part of this project, she is...Read full biography

Sally Chambers

Sally Chambers is Digital Humanities Research Coordinator at the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities. She holds a BA in Literature with Psychology, an MA in Cultural Studies and a postgraduate qualification in Information Services Management.  In her PhD research, initially titled “From digital collections to digital scholarship: addressing the challenges of using digital...Read full biography

Dr Joke Daems

Dr. Joke Daems is a postdoctoral research assistant Digital Humanities. She conducts research as a member of the Language and Translation Technology Team (LT³) and offers support to the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities (GhentCDH) on a faculty level, with a focus on digital language and text analysis. She has a PhD in Translation Studies and is currently...Read full biography

Dr. Orphée De Clercq

Dr. Orphée De Clercq is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at LT3, the Language and Translation Technology Team. She is specialized in Natural Language Processing and applies machine learning techniques to various text analysis tasks. Her research focuses on readability and translatability prediction, automated writing evaluation and sentiment and emotion analysis. She...Read full biography

Dr Thorsten Ries

Dr. Thorsten Ries is a Senior Postdoctoral Researcher (FWO) at the Institute of Modern German Literature at Ghent University, Belgium.  From September 2018 to August 2019, he was a MSCA Fellow at University of Sussex, UK (HAHP, Sussex Humanities Lab) researching digital forensics in the historical humanities. Dr. Ries main research interests are German literature of the 18th and 20th-21st century (Thomas Kling, Gottfried Benn,...Read full biography

Dr Annemieke Romein

Dr. Annemieke Romein is a Postdoctoral Researcher on a NWO Rubicon-grant on the project ‘Law and Order? Low Countries.’ She has been seconded by the Erasmus University to work at the UGhent (Sept. 2017-Feb.2020). Her research expertise is political-institutional and legal history of the early modern p, especially within comparative perspective. Annemieke tries to involve techniques from the Digital Humanities into her own research,...Read full biography

Dr Jasper Schelstraete

Dr. Jasper Schelstraete was an FWO postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Literary Studies, Ghent University (2016-2019). His work focuses on the role of print culture in imagining and conceptualizing global markets and finance. As a part of the WeChangEd team (September 2015–September 2016), Dr....Read full biography

Dr Jetze Touber

DH Lab member 2018 - 2019.  Dr. Jetze Touber is a Postdoctoral Researcher on the BOF Boundary Stones in the Body Research project. His research expertise is intellectual history, especially the interface of religion, science and scholarship in the early modern period. He is currently exploring ways of combining digital tools (OCR, HTR, topic modelling) with classical methods of historical research (source criticism, hermeneutics, cultural translation).Read full biography