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A network of accomplished of digital humanities specialists and digitisation experts advises and supports the impresso project.

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Enrico Natale

Managing director, infoclio

Managing director, infoclio

Since 2011, Enrico Natale has been managing the project infoclio.ch - a professional portal for history in Switzerland – promoting the digital humanities and access to scientific information online. Within impresso, Enrico ensures scientific supervision and feedback from the historical perspective on the epistemological issues.

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Raphaëlle Ruppen Coutaz, PhD

Assistant professor, University of Lausanne

Assistant professor, University of Lausanne

Doctor in contemporary history, Raphaëlle Ruppen-Coutaz is assistant professor in the history section of the University of Lausanne. Specialist in the history of international cultural relations and media history, she is currently conducting research on the cultural and social history of European construction as a visiting researcher in the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute of Florence and Labex EHNE Write a New History of Europe.

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Vallotton François, Prof.

Professor of Contemporary History, University of Lausanne

Professor of Contemporary History, University of Lausanne

Ordinary professor of contemporary history at the University of Lausanne, specialized in media history, François Vallotton is the author of several contributions on cultural and intellectual history from a Swiss but also transnational perspective. His work embraces the history of the Swiss edition, the Swiss public television and radio as well as the mediatic culture in Switzerland and Europe. Within impresso, he provides scientific supervision and feedback from the historical perspective on the epistemological issues.

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Frédéric Clavert, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, C2DH

Senior Research Scientist, C2DH

Frédéric Clavert, holder of a PhD in Contemporary History, completed studies in political science and contemporary history in Strasbourg and Leeds.

His research focuses on three main areas: the history of economic and monetary organisation across the European continent in the 20th and 21st centuries, collective memory of the past in the age of big data, and the relationship between historians and their digital primary sources.

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Alain CLavien

Professor of Contemporary History, Fribourg university

Professor of Contemporary History, Fribourg university

Alain Clavien is Professor of Contemporary History at Fribourg University. His research interests lie in history of the press, of intellectuals and of labor movement. He has published several books on the history of the press and newspapers in Switzerland.

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Solenn Huitric

Lecturer, EPFL

Lecturer, EPFL

Solenn holds a PhD in Contemporary History, on educational policy during the 19th century, and is currently teaching digital history at the EPFL (2017-2018). Her research interests span historical data structuration, effects of historical archives digitization and interdisciplinary collaborations within digital research projects.

Within impresso and as a historian, Solenn will participate in the discussion on how historians use newspapers in their research and which tools might be helpful.

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Christopher Morse, PhD

PhD student, C2DH

PhD student, C2DH

Christopher is a doctoral researcher in human-computer interaction at the University of Luxembourg C2DH. His work focuses on interaction design and user experience for institutions of cultural heritage with particular focus on virtual and augmented reality.

Within impresso, Christopher will design and test mixed reality user interfaces and other novel interactions with the archive in order to support content retrieval and discoverability.

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Clemens Neudecker, M.A.

Research Advisor SBB-PK

Research Advisor SBB-PK

Clemens holds a MA in Philosophy, Computer Science and Political Science from LMU University of Munich and currently works as Research Advisor in the Directorate General of the Berlin State Library. He has more than 15 years experience working in Research & Development in various digital libraries, with a keen interest on OCR and Digital Humanities. Clemens is the coordinator of Europeana Newspapers and involved in a number of DH projects focusing on historical newspapers (see cneud.net for more).

Within impresso, Clemens will contribute Europeana Newspapers data and knowledge exchange on OCR & NER for historical newspapers.

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