Project Management

apl. Prof. Dr. Gerold Necker
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Seminary for Jewish Studies
gerold.necker@judaistik.uni-halle.de
Associate professor, Seminar for Jewish Studies, Faculty of Philosophy I, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. 1999 PhD in Jewish Studies at Free University Berlin (supervisors: Prof. Peter Schäfer/Prof. Joseph Dan), 2009 habilitation at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. 2015-19 editor (area medieval Judaism) for Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. DFG-funded research projects on Kabbala in medieval and early modern times. Publications: https://www.judaistik.uni-halle.de/mitarbeiter/necker
Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute of Computer Science
paul.molitor@informatik.uni-halle.de
Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor studied Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Saarbrücken (Diplom 1982, Promotion 1986, Habilitation 1992). He was member of the scientific staff of Prof. Dr. Gunter Hotz (1982-1994) where he leads a project in the National Research Center 124 VLSI and Parallelism (1992-1994). In 1993, he was with the Humboldt-University of Berlin as Associate Professor for Circuit Technology. Since 1994 he is a Full Professor for Technical Computer Science at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Paul Molitor’s interests lie in addition to technical computer science in combinatorial optimization and computational humanities/eHumanities. Together with Jörg Ritter and colleagues from the humanities, he has been leading several interdisciplinary third-party funded projects in the field of Digital Humanities, in particular with colleagues from the fields of German Studies, Romance studies, Jewish studies, Sanskrit studies, and ancient history / ancient Greek studies.
Dr. Jörg Ritter
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute of Computer Science
joerg.ritter@informatik.uni-halle.de
Dr. Jörg Ritter studied Computer Science at the University of Saarland (Diplom 1997), he received his doctorate in technical computer science with a thesis on a pipelined architecture for partitioned discrete wavelet transformation based lossy image compression using FPGA’s. Since 1997, he is research associate in the group headed by Prof. Dr. Molitor at the Institute of Computer Science of Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. For more than 10 years, Jörg Ritter has been working with colleagues from philology in interdisciplinary projects dealing with humanities issues, e.g., Digital Plato. Tradition and Reception (2016-2019), A New Supplement Dictionary of Sanskrit (2013-2016), Epistolary Networks. Visualizing multi-dimensional information structures in correspondence corpora (2013-2016), Semi-automatic Difference Analysis of Complex Text Variants (2012-2015). Jörg Ritter was and is significantly involved in the establishment of a research focus ”eHumanities” at the Institute of Computer Science of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Scientific Staff

Dr. Bill Rebiger
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Seminary for Jewish Studies
bill.rebiger@judaistik.uni-halle.de
Since 2019: Research Assistant in the project “The Kabbalistic Treatise Keter Shem Ṭov: Synoptic Edition, Commentary, Translation and the History of its Reception” under the supervision of Prof. Gerold Necker at the Seminary for Jewish Studies/Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. 1999-2019: Research Assistant in various projects funded by the German Research Foundation. 2004: PhD in Jewish Studies, Free University Berlin. Title of the thesis: “Sefer Shimmush Tehillim – Das Buch des magischen Gebrauchs der Psalmen. Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar” under the supervison of Prof. Peter Schäfer. 1998: MA in Jewish Studies and Philosophy, Free University Berlin. 1989–1998: Studies in Jewish Studies, Philosophy and Protestant Theology at the University Leipzig, Free University Berlin, and Hebrew University Jerusalem.
Marcus Pöckelmann, M.Sc.
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute of Computer Science
marcus.poeckelmann@informatik.uni-halle.de
Marcus Pöckelmann studied computer science at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Master 2013) and has been a member of the research group Molitor/Ritter since 2013. Within several interdisciplinary research projects he develops web-based applications for the investigation of intertextuality together with colleagues from different disciplines of the humanities. These include the working environments LERA for the analysis of complex text variants for scholarly editions, and Paraphrasis for the retrieval and evaluation of paraphrased text passages in the ancient Greek literature.

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