National Moderators

The course entries in the DH registry are moderated by a group of national moderators who review and approve newly entered courses, provide assistance with registration issues and disseminate the DHCR activities among the institutions of their countries.

In case there is no moderator listed for your country, please contact one of the administrators if you have any questions.


Walter Scholger

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

Walter Scholger studied History and Applied Cultural Sciences in Graz (Austria) and Maynooth (Ireland), and holds the position of Institute Manager at the Center for Information Modeling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the University of Graz (Austria).
He is involved in several international projects focusing on legal aspects of academia and digitization, as well as member and co-lead of several working groups dedicated to DH curricula development (ADHO Digital Pedagogy SIG) and legal issues of digital research (DARIAH-EU Ethics and Legality in Digital Arts and Humanities Working Group). He currently serves as the speaker of the CLARIAH-AT consortium - the national association for Austrian contributions to the CLARIN and DARIAH ERICs – and provides teaching and training in the fields of Open Science and legal aspects of (digital) research, publication and education.



Tom Gheldof

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Tom Gheldof is coordinator of CLARIAH-VL ( and DARIAH-BE ( at KU Leuven’s Faculty of Arts. After having obtained a Master's degree in Ancient History at KU Leuven, he started working as a scientific researcher for the Trismegistos project ( at his alma mater. In addition to his role as Belgian national moderator for the DH Course Registry, he is also one of the coordinators of the DARIAH-EU ( working group 'Sustainable Publishing of Metadata'. In the Bachelor of History, he currently teaches the course ‘Research Methods: Numbers, Data and Networks’ on Data and Network Analysis.



Benedikt Perak

University of Rijeka

Benedikt Perak is employed as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Rijeka, where he has been teaching courses in the field of linguistics, digital humanities and data science at the undergraduate and graduate level. The central area of research interest is related to the implementation and development of methods of digital humanities, natural language processing and data science in the field of social interaction and platforms for the development of digital assistants and advanced communication based on machine learning technologies and artificial intelligence.
He is the founder and head of the Laboratory for Research of Cultural Complexity at the Department of Cultural Studies as well as the University Center for Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security, founded with the aim of establishing an infrastructure for conducting interdisciplinary scientific research of complex cultural phenomena in the interdisciplinary field of social sciences and humanities and support for the realization of scientific research projects in the real sector.


Czech Republic

Silvie Cinková

Charles University

senior researcher at the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University. Background: German and Swedish philology (majors). Since 2004: linguistic annotation, esp. dependency syntax, lexical semantics, lexicography. Since 2015: programming in R, data science for humanities (text mining, communication with NLP APIS at CLARIN, data wrangling and exploration).
Member of the MC of the Czech Association for Digital Humanities (CzADH), Czech MC member at COST CA 16204 Distant Reading for European Literary History.
Languages: Czech, German, English, Swedish. Some proficiency in Icelandic, reading ability in other Nordic Germanic languages.
Most recent research interests: readability, stylometry.



Line Ejby Sørensen

Aarhus University

Communications Manager for and Center for Humanities Computing Aarhus University.



Mietta Lennes

University of Helsinki

Mietta Lennes is a Project Planning Officer for FIN-CLARIN, the national consortium that maintains Kielipankki – The Language Bank of Finland: She is responsible for organizing and teaching the online courses provided by FIN-CLARIN at the University of Helsinki.
In addition she supports researchers in Digital Humanities who need to process and share text and speech data. She also develops and teaches open online courses in Corpus Linguistics, Speech Analysis and Data Management.



Aurélien Berra

Université Paris-Nanterre

I am an Associate Professor at Paris-Nanterre University, where I teach Ancient Greek literature, Rhetoric and Digital Humanities. My research interests include classical and digital textual scholarship, as well as the history, epistemology and pedagogy of DH. I am or have been involved in various projects and associations, including Hypotheses, a blogging platform for the Human and Social Sciences, DARIAH, the European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, Humanistica, the French-speaking association of digital humanities, and EADH, the European Association for Digital Humanities. I am the editor-in-chief of Humanistica's journal, Humanités numériques (



Sabine Bartsch & Luise Borek

Technische Universität Darmstadt

Luise Borek is a medievalist and digital philologist at Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany where gives classes in both German Studies and Digital Philology/Linguistic and Literary Computing. Her research interests are literary animal studies, Arthurian literature, lexicography and semantic classification. She was involved in the initiation of the TaDiRAH taxonomy, which has recently been released in a new version ( As a former a member of DARIAH-DE (part of the ESFRI-Project DARIAH-EU) she is working to raise an awareness for digital research in the arts and humanities.

Sabine Bartsch is a senior lecturer in corpus and computational linguistics at Technische Universität Darmstadt. She was a PI in the LOEWE centre Digital Humanities (2011-13), a visiting professor at Universität des Saarlandes (2012) and an interrim professor at the Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies at TU Darmtadt (2012-14). Her research interests are collocations and other forms of lexical co-occurrence, register studies and multimodality; her research is situated in the domain of corpus and computational linguistics.
Her teaching in the (Joint) BA Digital Philology and MA Linguistic and Literary Studies and related programmes from across the university is dedicated to furthering students' interest and competence in digitality.



Maria Gavriilidou

Institute for Language and Speech Processing

Maria Gavriilidou is a researcher at the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP - of Athena Research Center. Her research interests include the design, development and processing of language resources (textual resources, computational lexica, terminological lists and thesauri), metadata for language resources, design and development of language resources supporting the documentation and retrieval of cultural content. She has taught Computational Lexicography and Electronic Lexicography at various Postgraduate Courses (University of Athens, Athens University of Economics and Business). She has coordinated or participated in the construction of printed and electronic multimedia dictionaries for human users and the design of educational material for the teaching of Greek as mother tongue. She has publications in Greek and international conferences, journals and books, in the areas of Computational Lexicography, Terminology and Language Resources creation and processing.

Additionally, she acts as Deputy national coordinator of the Greek CLARIN:EL network (



Gábor Palkó

Eötvös Loránd University

I am the vice director of the Centre for Digital Humanities at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest



Jennifer Edmond

Trinity College Dublin

DH specialist at TCD,



Sinai Rusinek

University of Haifa

Founder of "Ruach Digitalit", the Israeli network for DH, and coordinator of DESIR W3 (accessing countries) for Haifa University and of the new BSc program for Digital Humanities. Also teach DH in Bar Ilan University.



Monica Monachini

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR

CLARIN-IT National Coordinator
Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale "A.Zampolli" - ILC
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR



Ilze Auziņa

University of Latvia

Senior researcher; lecturer



Iulianna van der Lek

Universiteit Utrecht

Iulianna is the co-chair of the DH Course Registry and the National Moderator for the Netherlands.

As of March 2021, Iulianna is Training and Education Officer at CLARIN ERIC. In this role, she is working closely with the CLARIN community to ensure that the training and resource activities relevant to the humanities and social sciences disciplines are developed according to the FAIR principles for scientific data management. In addition, she is coordinating CLARIN's activities in the UPSKILLS project, an ERASMUS+ initiative that aims at upgrading the skills of Linguistics and Language Students.

In the past, Iulianna worked as a terminologist, technical writer and lecturer in Computer-Aided Translation and Terminology Management.



Aleksandra Tokarska-Trzaskowska

University of Warsaw

I work in the Digital Humanities Lab at the University of Warsaw as project and communications coordinator. I was chosen to act as a DH-Course Registry National Moderator for Poland.



Amelia Aguiar Andrade

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa


Russian Federation

Dinara Gagarina

Higher School of Economics

Independent researcher; cofounder DH CLOUD Community (, which connects Russian speaking DH experts; ex-supervisor of Digital Humanities programs in Russia



Jurij Hadalin

Institute of Contemporary History

Moderator for Slovenia



Salvador Ros

UNED | Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia



Tobias Hodel

Universität Bern

Tobias Hodel is historian and assistant professor for Digital Humanities at the University of Bern. He is currently working on machine learning and its methodological and epistemological consequences for the humanities. He led the e-learning project Ad fontes as well as the digital scholarly edition „Königsfelden" and was part of the project READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents). For the DHCR he’s supported by his team:



Claudia Amsler

Universität Bern


United Kingdom

Fraser Dallachy

University of Glasgow

I am a lecturer in historical linguistics at the University of Glasgow, and am especially interested in using corpus linguistic methods for historical semantic research. I have been a postdoctoral researcher on two DH projects - Linguistic DNA, which uses collocation measures to look for evidence of concept development in Early Modern text, and Semantic Annotation and Mark-Up for Enhancing Lexical Searching (SAMUELS), which developed semantic tagging software using the Historical Thesaurus of English as its knowledge base.