Claire Clivaz is Head of the Digital Humanities + group at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (Dorigny Campus). The DH+ group fosters the collaboration between Humanities and Bioinformatics researchers around DH research projects, an interdisciplinary work that has started in 2015 at SIB. As European research partner, DH+ has participated to the Erasmus+ strategic partnership #dariahTeach (2015-2017) and to the H2020 project DESIR, led by ERIC DARIAH (2017-2019). It is now a DARIAH LTP partner in the H2020 project OPERAS-P, inquiring about the new scholarly models of writing. In 2018, SIB has become a DARIAH cooperating partner, and in 2020 DH+, member of SIB, has become an OPERAS ordinary member.
DH+ is also strongly involved in SNSF research projects, focused on New Testament manuscripts research, with Tarsian (2013-2016), HumaReC (2016-2018), and since 2018 with the five years PRIMA grant MARK16. Claire Clivaz has developed in these projects new methodological digital ways to inquiry in New Testament textual criticism (NTTC) challenges, with a particular attention to new ways of editing and publishing, developing the project of the eTalks ; the data management is also at the core of her research. Her publication list, available on Serval and HAL, presents NTTC results as well as research on Digital Humanities. She is the writer of two books : L’ange et la sueur de sang (2010) and Ecritures digitales. Digital writing, digital Scriptures (2019). She has directed or co-edited more than twenty journals issues or collected essays, including Les humanités délivrées (RAC, 2014), Les judaïsmes dans tous leurs états (Brepols, 2015), Ancient Worlds in Digital Cultures (Brill, 2016), DHQ French Special Issue (DHQ, 2018), Between Canonical and Apocryphal Texts (Mohr Siebeck, 2019) and Digital Humanities. Open Theology special issue (2019).
She belongs to several scientific or editorial boards, is co-director of the Brill DBS series with Ken Penner (St-François Xavier University), and is an elected member of the Conseil scientifique of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris). She was a member of the swissuniveristies programm CUS-P2, and co-organized several scientific meetings in Lausanne, like the DH2014 with Frédéric Kaplan, or the closing conference of the #dariathTeach Erasmus+ project in 2017. In September 2020, the MARK16 SNSF project will welcome an international conference co-organized with Garrick Allen (Dublin City University), Virtual Research Environments and Ancient Manuscripts.
In the media
- «Rencontre avec Claire Clivaz, une spécialiste de la culture digitale et du Nouveau Testament», La 1ère, CQFD, 29 november 2019, https://pages.rts.ch/la-1ere/programmes/cqfd/10866714-rencontre-avec-claire-clivaz-une-specialiste-de-la-culture-digitale-et-du-nouveau-testament-29-11-2019.html?mediaShare=1
- «The digital theologian», SNSF Magazine Horizon, June 2019, https://www.horizons-mag.ch/2019/06/06/the-digital-theologian/
- Blog dans le journal Le Temps : https://blogs.letemps.ch/claire-clivaz
Book in open access (SNSF grant) :
Claire Clivaz, Ecritures digitales. Digital writing, digital Scriptures, DBS4, Brill, 2019, https://brill.com/view/title/54748