GHI Project Team
German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) is the product of close cooperation between the editors and the GHI-based project team, whose members are listed below in alphabetical order.
Technical developer Daniel Burckhardt designed the GHDI backend, integrated the search engine, implemented the presentation layer, and developed the TEI schema. At the GHI, Daniel works on German History Intersections and Migrant Connections, as well as other digital history initiatives.
Digital project librarian Katharina (Katja) Hering is responsible for collection management (Collective Access), bilingual thesaurus development, and rights and reproduction research and administration. She also supports the GHDI editorial program and is the contact person for digital maps. Katja also works on German History Intersections and Migrant Connections and edits the GHI’s digital history blog href.
Simone Lässig is the director of the GHI and, as such, the leader of the GHDI project team. She is a cultural and social historian of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her research focuses on the history of knowledge, migration, memory cultures and memory politics, digital history, and educational media.
Insa Kummer contributes to the GHDI editorial program by researching, translating, editing, and proofreading sources and other materials. She is also active in rights and reproduction research. At the GHI, Insa co-manages the German History Intersections project and co-edits the Bulletin.
Elisabeth Mait supports GHDI by transcribing textual sources in German script and Fraktur, by digitizing sources and preparing them for TEI markup, and by proofreading texts.
GHDI project manager Kelly McCullough coordinates the GHI-based project team and works with sponsors, partners, volume editors, freelancers, and other external contributors on all aspects of the editorial program. Kelly also co-manages the German History Intersection project and manages the GHI’s book series with Cambridge University Press.
Josh Seale was a GHDI project contributor in 2021–2022, during which time he supported the editorial program as a copyeditor, translator, proofreader, and researcher. He also digitized texts and prepared them for TEI markup.