Professor Jane Winters

Professor of Digital Humanities, School of Advanced Study

Jane Winters is Professor of Digital Humanities and Pro-Dean for Libraries and Digital at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She has led or co-directed a range of digital projects, including Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities, Traces Through Time: Prosopography in Practice across Big Data, and Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data. Currently, she is a partner in the CLEOPATRA project, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, which is exploring how we can study significant transnational political and cultural events as they unfold online. Jane’s research interests include digital history, born-digital archives (particularly the archived web), the use of social media by cultural heritage institutions, and open access publishing. She has published most recently on Non-Print Legal Deposit and web archives, born-digital archives and the problem of search, and the archiving and analysis of national web domains. Jane is a Fellow and Councillor of the Royal Historical Society and chairs its Digital Committee.