The Digital Humanities Project Team promotes discussion and activities on digital humanities scholarship.
Professor Lorna Hardwick is joint lead on the Digital Humanities Project. Lorna is Director of Classical Receptions in Late Twentieth Century Drama and Poetry in English, a project which includes the electronic publication of searchable data bases of late modern examples of the processes of transmission and rewriting of classical texts. This project is supported by a research grant from the British Academy.
Professor John Wolffe is joint lead on the Digital Humanities Project, having spearheaded investigation, research and debate within the Faculty of Arts on aspects of digital humanities. John is Professor of Religious History and is currently holds an Ideas and Beliefs Fellowship on the ESRC/AHRC-funded Protestant-Catholic Conflict project which is part of the RCUK Global Uncertainties initiative. He is also a AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellow on the Building on History project.
Dr Francesca Benatti is Research Associate in Digital Humanities in the Faculty of Arts. She is a joint editor of the Thomas Moore Archive and a former researcher with the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive.
Dr Elton Barker, on secondment from the Faculty of Arts. As Principal Investigator for the AHRC-sponsored project HESTIA (the Herodotus Encoded Space-Text-Image Archive), he has been working with a variety of digital media focussed on the data capture of spatial toponyms from a digital text of Herodotus’ Histories and their representation using a Geographical Information System (GIS).