Dr Malte Rehbein

Postdoctoral Researcher

Malte Rehbein is a graduate from University of Göttingen, Germany in history and mathematics. After graduating from university, he worked for several industry companies in software development, project management and strategic consulting.

His research interests cover all aspects of the Digital Humanities, particularly to support the study of history. Among other activities in this field, he is currently working on methodology for scholarly editing complex texts.

Previous fellowships:

- Max Planck Institute for History, Göttingen, Historical Information Sciences: Duderstadt digitisation project

Journal Papers

The TEI@Galway - Towards A Digital Scholarly Community in Ireland, in: Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 10, 2009 (with Sean Ryder). Online version.

Kodikologie und Paläographie im digitalen Zeitalter, ed. Malte Rehbein, Patrick Sahle, and Torsten Schaßan (=Schriftenreihe des IDE Band 2), Norderstedt 2009.

Vom Nutzen digitaler Editionen - das Göttinger kundige bok, in: Bibliothek und Wissenschaft 42, 2009 (in print).

The Ghost in the Manuscript. Hyperspectral Text Recovery and Segmentation, in: Kodikologie und Paläographie im digitalen Zeitalter, Norderstedt 2009 (with Patrick Shiel and John Keating).

Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 10, ed. Malte Rehbein and Sean Ryder, Paderborn 2009. Online version:

The transition from classical to digital thinking. Reflections on Tim McLoughlin, James Barry and collaborative work, in: Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 10. Download pdf here.

Reconstructing the Textual Evolution of a Medieval Manuscript, in: Literary & Linguistic Computing, 2009; doi: 10.1093/llc/fqp020.

Digital edition of late medieval town statutes: Visualising the evolution of text and law, in: New Technologies in Humanities Research, ed. Ülle Must and Marcus Denton, Tallinn 2008, 72-76.

Developments in electronic government and records management, Tallinn 2005.

From Digital Archive to Digital Edition, in: Historical Social Research 24 (1999), 101-145 (with Manfred Thaller et al.).

Das 'olde kundige bok' in spätmittelalterlichem Gebrauch, Master thesis, Universität Göttingen, 1999.

Textual Fluidity and Digital Editions, in: Text Variety in the Witnesses of Medieval Texts, ed. Milena Dobreva, Sofia 1998, 14-39 (with Dino Buzzetti). Download pdf.

Dynamische digitale Textedition: Konzept und Umsetzung, in: Netzinfrastrukturen und Anwendungen für die Informationsgesellschaft, ed. Dieter Pötschke and Mathias Weber, Berlin 1998, 541-545.

Editionen als Softwareproblem. Die 'dynamische Textedition', in: Concilium medii aevi 1, 1998. Download pdf here.