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Impact of Research Infrastructures for Social Sciences and Humanities
- About this book
This volume examines the scientific and social impact of research infrastructures in “Social and Cultural Innovation”: CESSDA for social science data archives; CLARIN for linguistics; DARIAH for digital data in the arts and humanities; EHRI for the Holocaust; E-RIHS for heritage science; ESS ERIC for the population’s well-being; OPERAS for open-science publications; RESILIENCE for religious science; and SHARE ERIC for the ageing society.
Bente Maegaard is employed at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Language Technology, Department of Nordic Languages and Linguistics. She is (part-time) Vice Executive Director of CLARIN ERIC. Her areas of expertise are in particular research infrastructure, language resources and tools, machine translation, evaluation and governance. She has been project coordinator of many national and European research projects. She is a member of the ESFRI Strategy Working Group for Social and Cultural Innovation.
Alberto Melloni is an historian of Christianity known especially for his work on the Second Vatican Council of the Roman Catholic Church. He is Professor of History of Christianity at the University of Modena-Reggio Emilia, holder of the UNESCO Chair for Religious Pluralism and Peace at the University of Bologna. He has been a member of FSCIRE since 1982, Vice-Secretary from 2002 to 2006 and General Secretary since 2007. Founded in 1953, the Foundation is one of the most important research centres on the history of Christianity in Europe.
Riccardo Pozzo è professore ordinario di Storia della Filosofia al Dipartimento di Scienze Umane dell’Università di Verona. Laureato all’Università di Milano nel 1983, ha completato la sua formazione in Germania (dottorato alla Universität des Saarlandes nel 1988 e libera docenza alla Universität Trier nel 1995) e nel 1996 ha proseguito la sua carriera negli Stati Uniti alla Catholic University of America da dove rientra nel 2003 chiamato per meriti scientifici dall’Università di Verona. Dal 2009 al 2012 è direttore dell’Istituto per il Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e Storia delle Idee (ILIESI) del CNR, fondato da Tullio Gregory e Tullio De Mauro. Dal 2012 al 2017 è a capo del Dipartimento Scienze Umane e Sociali, Patrimonio Culturale del CNR. Nel 2012 è eletto membro titolare dell’Istitut International de Philosophie.
Matthew Woollard is the Director of the UK Data Archive (University of Essex) and the Director of the UK Data Service. His primary responsibility is in providing leadership and strategic direction for the UK’s national social science data service, the UK Data Service (which is also a Service Provider to the new CESSDA ERIC. He is also responsible for setting and ensuring the strategic goals of the UK Data Archive which include the promotion of best practice in data curation, data management and data security; driving archival innovation, advancing the professionalisation of data service infrastructures and integrating these activities into the UK Data Service. He is a historian by training, but has spent most of his career in data service infrastructure.