HistData is the blog of Dr. Kaspar Gubler, historian and medievalist at the University of Bern, Switzerland. Projects and activities:

Since 2020: Co-director and head of digital development of the research project REPAC (repac.ch). REPAC unites several digital history projects, such as the large data project RAG (rag-online.org).

2022-2024 PI of the project ‘nodegoat templates‘. Templates for students,  teaching and research for the research software nodegoat (funded by strategic funds of the dean of the faculty of Humanities, university of Bern).

Since 2022 member of HECTOR, a research platform about Heritage, Culture and Norms @ Jagiellonian University Kraków.

Since 2018 secretary and member of the the advisory committee of Atelier Héloïse, an European Network on Digital Academic History (https://heloise.hypotheses.org)

2020 – 2021: PI of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF ) SPARK research project ‘Dynamic Data Ingestion for Data Harmonization’ (http://p3.snf.ch/project-190161), running 2020/2021 (The Intention of the SPARK programme according to SNSF: “The aim of Spark is to fund the rapid testing or development of new scientific approaches, methods, theories, standards, ideas for applications, etc. It is intended for projects that show unconventional thinking and introduce a unique approach”)

2015-2020: Head digital development and project coordinator of the Repertorium Academicum Germanicum (RAG)

Within the Digital Humanities and Digital History I am specialized in data modeling, data management and data visualization. As a historian, I specialise in the history of universities, the history of knowledge and the history of deviance.

Further information on research and publications:

Research & Publications