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About
Team
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About

Digital Visual Studies is a cooperative project funded by the Max Planck Society and hosted by the University of Zurich, starting January 2020. The project’s aim is to establish Digital Visual Studies as to expand Art History towards the Digital Humanities, to modernize its methodologies, and to contribute in forming a first generation of Digital Visual Humanists. The project, headed by an Executive Committee, includes Predoctoral Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Fellows, who work in the areas of visual, textual, spatiotemporal and multimodal research. Digital Visual Studies is connected with a national and international network of partner institutions and digital initiatives, such as the Digital Society Initiative at UZH; Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence; Swiss Art Research Infrastructure SARI, University of Zurich / ETH Zurich / SIK-ISEA, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science MPIWG, Berlin, the EPFL, The University of Cambridge and TU Delft.This cooperative project seeks to generate avant-garde research and methodological, technical, and intellectual innovation.

Team

P.I.: Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen (Director at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History and Full Professor for the History of Early Modern Art at the University of Zurich)
Research Coordination: Dr. Darío Negueruela del Castillo
Associate Digital Humanities Researcher: Leonardo Impett
Administrative collaborators: Renata Bernasconi & Angela Di Pietro

Executive Committee:
President: Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen Member MPG: Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky Member UZH: Prof. Dr. Abraham Bernstein

Postdoctoral fellows:
Dr. Eva Cetinic
Dr. Lucía Jalón Oyarzun

Ph.D. fellows:
Valentine Bernasconi
Jason Armitage
Svenja Lange
Pepe Ballesteros

Former fellows:
Prof. Dr. Shin Koseki

Network

Digital Visual Studies profits from close contact with outstanding research institutions.

  1. Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History (BHMPI), Rome
  2. Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich
  3. Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence
  4. Swiss Art Research Infrastructure (SARI), University of Zurich / ETH Zurich / SIK-ISEA
  5. Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin
  6. Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (KHI), Florence

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