Dr. Monica Berti

Dr. Monica Berti

Research Fellow

Alte Geschichte
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 2.212
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37093

Abstract

Monica Berti represents the professorship of Ancient History in the Historical Seminar of the University of Leipzig, where she has a Habilitation for Ancient History and Digital Humanities (Habilitation monograph: "Digital Editions of Historical Fragmentary Texts"). She is also DFG leader of the project "Text-based Extraction, Analysis, and Annotation of Ancient Greek References to Authors and Works". Her research and teaching activities are in the fields of "Ancient History", "Digital Classics", "Digital Philology" und "Digital Humanities". She is currently working on digital fragmentary historiography and on Named Entity Recognition (NER) for ancient Greek and Latin. She is the recipient of the Theodor-Litt-Preis 2018 for special commitment to teaching. More information is available at http://www.monicaberti.com.

Professional career

  • since 04/2021
    Interim Professor of Ancient History, Universität Leipzig.
  • since 10/2020
    DFG Leader, Alte Geschichte, Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum, Universität Leipzig. DFG Project number 434173983. Topic: Text-based Extraction, Analysis, and Annotation of Ancient Greek References to Authors and Works.
  • 10/2013 - 09/2020
    Assistant Professor (AR), Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities, Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig
  • 09/2010 - 05/2013
    Lecturer, Tufts University, Department of Classics, Medford, MA
  • 01/2009 - 07/2009
    Visiting Scholar, The Perseus Project, Tufts University, Medford, MA. Research Project: A Digital Corpus of Greek Fragmentary Authors.
  • 01/2005 - 09/2013
    Lecturer, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Dipartimento di Antichità e Tradizione Classica
  • 01/2004 - 12/2008
    Post-Doc, Università di Torino, Dipartimento di Storia. Research Project: History and institutions of the Greeks in Egypt from the seventh to the first century BC through the testimonies of literary and material culture.
  • 03/2000 - 07/2003
    PhD, Università di Genova, Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità e del Medioevo. Research Project: The hegemony of the Areopagus in Athens (478-462 B.C.). For a reading of chapters 23-25 of the Aristotelian Athenaion Politeia.

Education

  • 02/2021
    Habilitation in the field "Alte Geschichte und Digital Humanities". Habilitation monograph: "Digital Editions of Historical Fragmentary Texts".

Monica Berti works in the fields of Ancient History, Classical Philology and Digital Humanities. In these subjects, she has published and led projects focusing on Greek History and Historiography, Greek Epigraphy and Digital Philology. She has also studied the Library of Alexandria and the tradition of Greek and Latin sources. In the field of Digital Philology and Digital Classics, Monica Berti works within the Open Greek and Latin (OGL) project at the University of Leipzig and the Perseus Digital Library. She is currently working on NLP and NER for Ancient Greek and Latin. Further information can be found at http://www.monicaberti.com.

  • Digital Athenaeus
    Berti, Monica
    Duration: 01/2016 - ongoing
    Funded by: Stiftungsprofessuren Inland
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
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  • Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG)
    Berti, Monica
    Duration: 01/2015 - ongoing
    Funded by: Stiftungsprofessuren Inland
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
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  • The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS)
    Berti, Monica
    Duration: 01/2014 - ongoing
    Funded by: Stiftungsprofessuren Inland
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
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  • Digital Rosetta Stone
    Naether, Franziska
    Duration: 10/2017 - 09/2018
    Funded by: Andere öffentliche Bereiche; BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Ägyptologisches Institut; Digital Humanities
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  • Digital Rosetta Stone Project
    Naether, Franziska
    Duration: 10/2017 - 09/2018
    Funded by: BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Ägyptologie; Digital Humanities
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Monica Berti teaches courses in Ancient History, Digital Humanities, Digital Philology and Digital Classics. As part of her teaching activities, Monica is also program director of SunoikisisDC, which is an international consortium of Digital Classics programs developed in collaboration with the Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the Institute of Classical Studies of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London.