‘Mapping Medieval Chester’ brings together scholars at Swansea University, Queen’s University Belfast, and the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London.
- Dr Catherine Clarke (Department of English, Swansea University)
Catherine Clarke is Lecturer in English and Associate Director of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research, Swansea University. She has published on topics across Old and Middle English and Anglo-Latin literature, including a monograph, Literary Landscapes and the Idea of England, 700-1400 (Cambridge, 2006). As well as directing the project, Catherine will be editing sections from Henry Bradshaw’s Life of St Werburgh and working on the memory of Anglo-Saxon Mercia in late-medieval Chester.
- Dr Keith Lilley (School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast)
Keith Lilley is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen’s University Belfast. His publications include a monograph, Urban Life in the Middle Ages, 1000-1450 (London, 2002) and a range of articles on the medieval city. He has also worked on web-based digital research resources including ‘Mapping the Medieval Urban Landscape’ (2005) and ‘Digital Gough’ (2005). Keith will be leading the GIS work for the project, producing the visual mappings of medieval Chester.
- Prof Helen Fulton (Department of English, Swansea University)
Helen Fulton is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research, Swansea University. She has published widely on medieval English and Welsh literature, and a further monograph, The Medieval Town Imagined: Representations of Urban Culture in Medieval British Literature, is forthcoming. Helen will be working on the Welsh texts which refer to medieval Chester, and on sources from medieval Chester which relate to Wales.
- Paul Vetch (Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London)
Paul Vetch is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London. He specialises in interface design and implementation and works primarily with XHTML, CSS and client-side programming across most current CCH projects. His background is in Medieval Literature and Palaeography and he has spoken and written widely about both practical and theoretical aspects of usability and accessibility in relation to the specific needs of the humanities. Additionally he has taught courses on web publishing and broader aspects of usability in digital humanities resources.
Lead Textual Analyst
- Dr Eleonora Litta Modignani Picozzi (Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London)
Eleonora Litta Modignani Picozzi is Project Research Assistant at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London. She works as part of the Digital Text team and specialises in the analysis for the encoding of Medieval and Late Antique texts. Her background is in Classics, Historical Linguistics (including Insular Celtic languages and Old and Middle English) and Medieval Palaeography. Her research interests focus on digital critical editions with parallel translations.
- Dr Mark Faulkner (Department of English, Swansea University)
Mark Faulkner just completed his doctorate at St John’s College, Oxford, investigating ‘The Uses of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, c. 1066-1200’. He has articles on saints’ cults and monastic history forthcoming, and is the author of the ‘Old English Coursepack’, an online edition of key Old English texts. Mark is currently applying for funding to begin a major study of the connections between eleventh- and twelfth-century readers of Old English manuscripts and the re-emergence of English literature in the early thirteenth century.
- Lorraine Barry (School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast)
Lorraine Barry is a Research Technician at Queen’s University Belfast, specialising in GIS. She has previously worked on a number of projects, including ‘Mapping the Medieval Urban Landscape’ (2005). Lorraine will be working on the GIS aspect of the project.
CCH Technical Research Team
- Miguel Vieira (Research Fellow) - Lead Developer
- Peter Rose (Research Associate) - Map Visualisation
- Richard Palmer (Systems Manager)
- Damien Doherty, Loaded Dice Design (http://www.loadeddicedesign.co.uk/)
- Rob Barrett, Department of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Ceri Davies, Department of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology, Swansea University
- Sue Hughes, Grosvenor Museum, Chester
- Simon Ward, Chester Archaeology