The collective is loosely organized, and takes valuable input and contributions from a wide group of people. The following people, in no particular order, are heavily committed into our work:


Mikko Tolonen

Mikko Tolonen

Researcher of the history of philosophy and ideas who has spent a large slice of his life considering why individual evils also lead to the common good. In his post-doc years Tolonen awakened to the potential of modern data processing techniques in historical research. He later became hooked on digital humanities.


Eetu Mäkelä

Eetu Mäkelä

Professor (tenure track) in Humanities-Computing Interaction, University of Helsinki
Current area of scientific interest: supporting humanities research based on rich unstructured and structured data.


Leo Lahti

Leo Lahti

Adjunct Professor in Applied Mathematics & Academy of Finland Research Fellow 2016-2021, University of Turku, Finland. Computational scientist, microbial ecologist, digital humanist, open science evangelist.


Ville Vaara

Ville Vaara

Phd candidate in History and Digital Humanities at the University of Helsinki. Special interest in publishing history.


Jani Marjanen

Jani Marjanen

A historian and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki. He specializes in eighteenth and nineteenth-century patriotism, the theory and method of conceptual history, and the development of public discourse. He is one of the editors of Contributions to the History of Concepts.


Simon Hengchen

Simon Hengchen

Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, specialising in semantic change and NLP for digital humanities.


Tanja Säily

Tanja Säily

Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki. Research interests: corpus linguistics, digital humanities, historical sociolinguistics, English lexis and morphology.


Mark Hill

Mark Hill

Mark is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki interested in questions related to both historical (the emergence of the public sphere in 18th century Europe; Jean-Jacques Rousseau's political thought) and methodological (the intersection between intellectual history and digital humanities; quantitative text analysis) topics.


Hege Roivainen

Hege Roivainen

MA student in Language technology & Latin. Works mainly with library catalogues.


Antti Kanner

Doctoral student at the University of Helsinki. Research interests: corpus and computational linguistics, semantics, Finnish language, digital humanities.