Biography (English)

Claudine Moulin studied German and English Philology in Brussels and Bamberg. After her PhD (1990) she was a researcher in Historical Linguistics and Medieval Literature at the University of Bamberg, where she gained her Habilitation in 1999 in the field of German Linguistics and Philology. She was in Oxford (1995, 1997) for several research stays as a Heisenberg Fellow of the Germann Research Foundation (DFG), working on vernacular paratexts and marginalia in medieval manuscripts, and in 2002, professor for Linguistics at the University of Luxembourg.

Since 2003, she holds the chair of Historical Linguistics at the German Department of the University of Trier (Germany) and is the director of the Trier Center for Digital Humanities.

She was a. o. a member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation (ESF) and a member of the Social and Cultural Innovation Strategy Working Group of ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures). She is a. o. a a founding member and chair of DHd, the Association for Digital Humanities in German speaking countries, a member of the Medieval Committee of the Herzog August Bibliothek (Wolfenbüttel) and member of the scientific  board of the German Historical Institute in Paris (DHI Paris). She was cofounder and speaker of the Research Center for Historical Cultural Studies Trier (HKFZ Trier) and member of its executive board.

2010: recipient of the Academy-Prize (Akademie der Wissenschaften und Literatur, Mainz).

2012/13: visiting professor at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes EPHE/Sorbonne in Paris (Department for Art History).

2014/15: Research fellow at the Institut of Advanced Studies/ Institut d'Études Avancées de Paris.

Her research covers the fields of medieval languages and literature, manuscript and book studies, historical linguistics, grammaticography and digital humanities; she publishes, teaches and blogs widely on these subjects.

Prof. Dr. Claudine Moulin
Universitaet Trier
FBII/ Germanistik
Trier Center for Digital Humanities
D-54286 Trier

+49 651 201 2321 (office/secretary)

Mail: moulin[at]