The project was started by Estelle Guéville (Yale University) and David Joseph Wrisley (NYU Abu Dhabi). They have been supported by Niccolò Acram Cappelletto (NYU Abu Dhabi) and Amanda Robin Hemmons (Université de Franche-Comté).

Guéville_Picturecut Estelle Guéville (@EstelleGvl)

Before joining Yale’s PhD program in Medieval Studies in 2022, Estelle worked as Assistant Curator and Researcher in several institutions in France and in the Gulf. At the Louvre Abu Dhabi, she, amongst other responsibilities, developed academic research in various fields, including research on medieval collections using digital methods. Her research interests include the qualitative and quantitative study of manuscripts, as well as questions of authorship, attribution and copy. As a medievalist, she is interested in applying digital methods and comparative approaches for the study of manuscripts.

Wrisley_Picturecut David Joseph Wrisley (@DJWrisley)

He is Professor of Digital Humanities at NYU Abu Dhabi. His research interests include comparative approaches to medieval literature in European languages and Arabic, digital spatial approaches to corpora, neural methods for handwritten text recognition across writing systems and open knowledge community building in the Middle East where he has lived and researched since 2002.

Cappelletto_Picturecut Niccolò Acram Cappelletto (@niccoacram)

He was an art history major and Student Research Assistant at NYU Abu Dhabi. After work experiences in commercial galleries in Venice and Paris, he joined the NYUAD Art Gallery as a Student Curatorial Assistant in 2020. Focused on museum studies and curation, he is interested in issues of inclusivity in museums, new trajectories of art history, and intersections between technology and museum pedagogy.

Amanda-Robin-image Amanda Robin Hemmons

She is a masters degree student at the University of Franche-Comté, studying Rare Books and Digital Humanities. Before living in France, she studied visual arts at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has an interest in digitisation and image analysis. Her current focus is on the study of stylometry and its usage in determining authorship.

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