Research group History of Science and Scholarship
Contact hannah.busch@huygens.knaw.nl
+31 (0)20-2246872

Biography

Hannah Busch is a PhD candidate in the project ‘Digital Forensics for historical documents’.  She studied German-Italian Studies at the Universities of Bonn and Florence (B.A.), followed by the completion of a M.A. in Textual Scholarship at the Free University of Berlin. From 2013 to 2018, she has been a researcher at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities at the University of Trier. In June 2018, she joined Huygens ING. Since 2016, she is a member of the editorial team of the science blog and journal “Mittelalter – Interdiszplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte”.

In her research she is interested in large scale digitization of medieval manuscripts, and how the application of computational methods can support and enhance the work of manuscript scholars. In particular, her focus lies on the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for the study of Latin medieval palaeography.