Karolina Badzmierowska

How do you Define DH?

DH in a picture: the Elephant in the Big Tent (optionally under an umbrella!:-)

But really, we are all still trying to fill in “the big empty space for a mission statement, and a definition of the field (which we at DH don’t have yet)”[1]

[1](Terras, Melissa. “Present, Not Voting: Digital Humanities in the Panopticon.” Understanding Digital Humanities. Ed. David M. Berry. n.p.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 172-190. Print.)


Trinity College Dublin


Karolina Badzmierowska is a PhD researcher with the Digital Arts and Humanities Structured PhD Programme within the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin, where she was awarded Postgraduate Research Studentship in 2013. Karolina holds an MA in History of Art and Architecture (University of Limerick) and BA in Art History (University of Gdansk).
Karolina’s PhD research explores scientific illustrations in the 17th century books from the Fagel Collection at Trinity College Library. Her area of study focuses on the relationship between artistic and scientific components in the images. Digital humanities tools and methodologies allow her to analyse and synthesize the material with a further implementations in a digital scholarly edition. This will form a groundwork for a model of application of new technologies in the library exhibition.
Her career to date combines strong interests in digital humanities, art history and museum studies. She is currently working as an Associate Editor for the Letters of 1916, the first public humanities project in Ireland.