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CUDAN ERA Chair #

Maximilian Schich
Professor of Cultural Data Analytics / Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University

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CUDAN Team Faculty #

Indrek Ibrus, Professor of media innovation at Tallinn University’s Baltic Film, Media and Arts School (BFM), Head at Tallinn University Centre of Excellence in Media Innovation and Digital Culture (MEDIT). ETIS

Marek Tamm, Professor of cultural history at the School of Humanities of Tallinn University. Head of Tallinn University Centre of Excellence in Intercultural Studies, Head of the Estonian Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts. ETIS

Sirje Virkus, Professor of Information Science at the School of Digital Technology of Tallinn University. Head of Study Area: Information Sciences, School of Digital Technologies. ETIS

CUDAN Team Coordinator #

Mariliis Niinemägi
Project Coordinator / CUDAN

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CUDAN Senior Research Fellows #

Andres Karjus
Research Fellow / School of Humanities, Tallinn University

Computational Linguist - Investigates language and culture dynamics using big data. Read more [...]

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Ksenia Mukhina
Research Fellow / School of Digital Technologies, Tallinn University

Computer Scientist - Towards understanding urban socio-cultural dynamics using Computational Social Science & Machine Learning. Read more [...]

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Mila Oiva
Research Fellow / School of Humanities, Tallinn University

Cultural Historian - Towards understanding circulation of knowledge & pseudohistory online. Read more [...]

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Vejune Zemaityte
Research Fellow / Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University

Cultural Industries Researcher - Computational cinema studies to understand industry dynamics including gender & diversity. Read more [...]

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CUDAN Junior Research Fellows #

Yan Asadchy
Research Fellow / School of Humanities, Tallinn University

HCI Researcher - Analyzing creativity, deception, and communication in online dating practices Read more [...]

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Hanna Jemmer
Research Fellow / Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University

Media Policy Researcher - Investigating data use practices and innovation opportunities in media institutions. Read more [...]

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Antonina Korepanova
Research Fellow / Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University

Artist - A transformed art school: Collective art making using cultural data. Read more [...]

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Mark Mets
Research Fellow / School of Humanities, Tallinn University

Cultural Semiotician - Exploring the possibilities of researching cultural othering with cultural data analysis Read more [...]

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Tillmann Ohm
Research Fellow / School of Digital Technologies, Tallinn University

Artist - Using knowledge graphs and machine learning for algorithmic curation of digital artefacts. Read more [...]

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Mar Canet Solà
Research Fellow / Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University

Artist - Latent spaces of cultural meaning: Enabling & understanding multimodal interaction using AI. Read more [...]

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CUDAN Advisory Board #

Taaniel Raudsepp, Undersecretary for Art in the Ministry of Culture

Siim Sikkut, Undersecretary and e-government COO, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication

Ott Jalakas, Co-founder and COO of Lingvist

Pille Runnel, Research director-deputy director Estonian National Museum

Jaan Tallinn, Co-founder of Skype, co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, founder of the Future of Life Institute

Academic Advisory Board #

Nancy Baym, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research – New England, Research Affiliate at Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT

José van Dijck, Distinguished University Professor, Utrecht University

John Hartley, Distinguished Professor and the previous Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University in Australia; Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University

Lucy Küng, Google Digital News Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute, Oxford University, Non-Executive Board Member of SRG; Content Advisory Board Member of the NZZ Media Group, and Visiting Professor of Media Innovation at the University of Oslo

Tobias Ley, ERA Chair Professor for Learning Analytics and Educational Innovation in Tallinn University

Lev Manovich, Professor in Computer Science at the City University of New York; Director of Cultural Analytics Lab, Faculty member of Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture, and Design in Moscow

Robin Mansell, Professor of New Media and the Internet in the Department of Media and Communication at the London School of Economics and Political Science

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