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.
- 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.
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 AthenaeusBerti, MonicaDuration: 01/2016 - ongoingFunded by: Stiftungsprofessuren InlandInvolved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
- Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG)Berti, MonicaDuration: 01/2015 - ongoingFunded by: Stiftungsprofessuren InlandInvolved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
- The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS)Berti, MonicaDuration: 01/2014 - ongoingFunded by: Stiftungsprofessuren InlandInvolved organisational units of Leipzig University: Digital Humanities
- Digital Rosetta StoneNaether, FranziskaDuration: 10/2017 - 09/2018Funded by: Andere öffentliche Bereiche; BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und ForschungInvolved organisational units of Leipzig University: Ägyptologisches Institut; Digital Humanities
- Digital Rosetta Stone ProjectNaether, FranziskaDuration: 10/2017 - 09/2018Funded by: BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und ForschungInvolved organisational units of Leipzig University: Ägyptologie; Digital Humanities
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.