Research group Knowledge and Art Practices
Specialisation Neo-Latin, early modern correspondence and scholarly networks


Robin Buning studied classics at Leiden University, specializing in Neo-Latin, and did the Minor Editing & Publishing at the University of Amsterdam. After obtaining his PhD at Utrecht University with an intellectual biography of Henricus Reneri (1593–1639), he became a postdoctoral research fellow within the digital humanities project ‘Cultures of Knowledge’ at the University of Oxford, where he did research on the network of Samuel Hartlib (c.1600–1662).

In 2016 he joined the Huygens Institute as a researcher within the ‘Erasmus, Opera Omnia’ project. Currently, he works as a project assistant within the ‘Translatin’ project and he is editor of Apart from this, he works as a project coordinator at the Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam.