Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Tara ANDREWS

Tara Andrews

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Tara Andrews

Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien
Room: O1.94

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Curriculum Vitae



  • Curriculum Vitae

    Academic Posts

    • Sep 2016–             — University Professor of Digital Humanities, Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien
    • Aug 2013–Aug 2016 — Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Phil.-Hist. Fakultät, Universität Bern
    • Oct 2010–Jun 2013  — Post-doctoral researcher in Greek Studies, Faculteit Letteren, KU Leuven
    • Oct 2009–Sep 2010  — Departmental Lecturer in Byzantine History, History Faculty, University of Oxford
    • Oct 2008–Sept 2009 — Tutor in introductory Classical Armenian, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford



    D.Phil. in Oriental Studies, Linacre College, University of Oxford — 2009
    Supervisor: Professor Theo M. van Lint
    Examiners: Dr Catherine Holmes (Oxford) and Prof. Bernard Coulie (UCLouvain)
    Thesis: Prolegomena to the Critical Edition of the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa, with a iscussion of Computer-Assisted Methods Used to Edit the Text
    (available at: http://ora.ouls.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:67ea947c-e3fc-4363-a289-c345e61eb2eb)

    M.Phil. in Byzantine Studies, University College, University of Oxford — 2005
    Supervisors: Dr Timothy Greenwood and Prof. Elizabeth Jeffreys
    Dissertation: An Investigation of the Chronology and Sources in Book 1 of the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa

    B.Sc. in Humanities and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA — 1999
    Concentrations: History; electrical engineering and computer science

  • Awards

    swissuniversities CUS-P2 Project funding, SCALE-UP, 2015 (as work package leader). SFr111,300.

    SNF Project funding (Div I) grant 162736 “Das Kloster-Tagebuch des Einsiedler Paters
    Joseph Dietrich, 1670-1704. Kommentierte Online-Edition", 2015 (as co-applicant). SFr499,413.

    SNF Project funding (Div I) grant 159433 “The Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa Online",
    2015. SFr476,979.

    Scientific cooperation grant, École pratique des hautes études, 2015. €5000.

    Small project award, European Association for Digital Humanities, 2013. €1400.

  • Social Media

Professional Service


  • Fellowships and Memberships
    • 2011–            —Reviewer for Digital Humanities annual worldwide conference
    • 2013–2016   —Member of steering committee for SWITCH Cloud Pilot Programme
    • 2013–2016   —Member of executive committee, Kompetenznetzwerk Digitale Information, University of Bern / Swiss Post
    • 2014               —Member of programme committee for DHd 2015 conference, Passau (Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum)
    • 2013–2014   —External expert for ESF COST Action IS1005, “Medioevo Europeo”
    • 2010–2014   —Member of ESF Research Networking Programme COMSt (Committee for Oriental Manuscript Studies), team 3 “Digital approaches”
    • 2008–2013   —Translation of the Armenian text of the Chronicle of Eusebius, for inclusion in the online and print publications of Brill’s New Jacoby (http://www.brill.nl/brillsnewjacoby).
    • 2009–2012   —Participant in ESF COST Action IS0704, “An Interoperable Supranational Infrastructure for Digital Editions” (Interedition)
    • 2008–2009   —Holder of Leventis Prosopography Studentship
    • In association with King’s College London, for contributions to the Prosopography of the Byzantine World project (http://www.pbw.kcl.ac.uk/) based upon the Armenian sources.
    • 2006–2008   —Holder of Mary Blaschko Graduate Scholarship, Linacre College, Oxford


Publications in u:cris

Digital Techniques for Critical Edition. / Andrews, Tara L.

Armenian Philology in the Modern Era: From Manuscript to Digital Text. ed. / Valentina Calzolari. Leiden : Brill, 2014. p. 175-198 (Handbook of Oriental Studies, Vol. 23,1).

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterPeer Reviewed

Beyond the tree of texts: Building an empirical model of scribal variation through graph analysis of texts and stemmata. / Andrews, Tara Lee; Macé, Caroline.

In: Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 28, No. 4, 01.12.2013, p. 504-521.

Publications: Contribution to journalArticlePeer Reviewed

Identity, Philosophy, and the Problem of Armenian History in the Sixth Century. / Andrews, Tara L.

History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East. ed. / Philip Wood. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013. p. 29-42.

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterPeer Reviewed

Stemmaweb: Interoperable tools for the investigation of medieval text stemmatology. Andrews, Tara Lee (Author); van Zundert, Joris (Author). 2012.

Publications: Electronic/multimedia outputSoftware or database


Activities in u:cris

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Round table "Crossing borders"

Tara Andrews , Elena Pierazzo , Stefan Dumont
Open Up Digital Editions
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
25.1.2024 - 25.1.2024

De la catastrophe à la renaissance en Cilicie (1064-1375) : la veine historique

Tara Andrews
Talk or oral contribution
18.1.2024 - 18.1.2024

Algorithms for the manipulation and transformation of text variant graphs

Tara Andrews
Recent Advances in Digital Philology
Seminar/Workshop, Talk or oral contribution
15.12.2023 - 15.12.2023

Between Factoids and Assertions

Tara Andrews
Entangled Prosopographies
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
9.12.2023 - 9.12.2023

RELEVEN: Re-Evaluating the Eleventh Century through Linked Events and Entities

Tara Andrews
New Approaches to Mediterranean Studies
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
27.11.2023 - 27.11.2023

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