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

The Stemma. / Andrews, Tara (Editor); Roelli, Philipp; Hoenen, Armin et al.

Handbook of Stemmatology: History, Methodology, Digital Approaches. ed. / Philipp Roelli. Berlin : De Gruyter, 2020. p. 208–291.

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

Transcription and Collation. / Andrews, Tara.

Handbook of Stemmatology: History, Methodology, Digital Approaches. ed. / Philipp Roelli; Marina Buzzoni. Berlin : De Gruyter, 2020.

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

Digital technology and the practices of humanities research : A Rhetoric of Scholarly Code. / van Zundert, Joris; Antonijevic Ubois, Smiljana; Andrews, Tara.

Digital Technology and the Practices of Humanities Research. ed. / Jennifer Edmond. Open Book Publishers, 2020. p. 120-158.

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

Matthew of Edessa (Mattʿēos Uṙhayecʿi). / Andrews, Tara Lee.

Franks and Crusades in Medieval Eastern Christian Historiography. ed. / Alex Mallett. Turnhout : Brepols, 2020. (Outremer: Studies in the Crusades and the Latin East, Vol. 10).

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

The letters of Ioannes Tzimiskes in the Chronicle of Matt‘eos Urhayec‘i. / Andrews, Tara Lee.

Armenia between Byzantium and the Orient. ed. / Cornelia Horn; Basil Lourié; Alexey Ostrovsky; Bernard Outtier. Leiden : Brill, 2019. p. 259-287 (Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity, Vol. 16).

Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review


Activities in u:cris

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Combining classical and computational approaches to the construction of a stemma for the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa

Tara Andrews , Tatevik Atayan , Anahit Safaryan
Studia Stemmatologica IX
Seminar/Workshop, Talk or oral contribution
30.6.2022 - 30.6.2022

The Rescue of Armenian Historiography and the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa

Tara Andrews
Talk or oral contribution
17.12.2021 - 17.12.2021

How might we make data collections more useful for medieval historians?

Tara Andrews
Talk or oral contribution
4.10.2021 - 4.10.2021

How might we make data collections more useful for historians?

Tara Andrews
Talk or oral contribution
24.6.2021 - 24.6.2021

Digital Medieval Studies in Transition

Tara Andrews , Georg Vogeler , Mike Kestemont
The Past, Present and Future of Digital Medieval Studies
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
21.6.2021 - 21.6.2021

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