About Luca Scholz

Luca Scholz is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Manchester (UK). His research focuses on European and spatial history. He tweets at @DrLucaScholz.

NBN Episodes hosted by Luca:

Catherine D'Ignazio, "Counting Feminicide: Data Feminism in Action" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Counting Feminicide

Catherine D'Ignazio
Hosted by Luca Scholz

What isn't counted doesn't count. And mainstream institutions systematically fail to account for feminicide, the gender-related killing of women and g…

Ross S. Purves et al., "Unlocking Environmental Narratives: Towards Understanding Human Environment Interactions Through Computational Text Analysis" (Ubiquity Press, 2022)

February 3, 2024

Unlocking Environmental Narratives

Ross S. Purves, Olga Koblet, and Benjamin Adams
Hosted by Luca Scholz

Environmental narratives – written texts with a focus on the environment – offer rich material capturing relationships between people and their surrou…

Johanna Drucker, "Visualization and Interpretation: Humanistic Approaches to Display" (MIT Press, 2020)

December 23, 2020

Visualization and Interpretation

Johanna Drucker
Hosted by Luca Scholz

In the several decades since scholars in the humanities have taken up computational tools, they have borrowed many techniques from other fields, inclu…

Thomas S. Mullaney, "The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China" (Stanford UP, 2019)

October 23, 2020

The Chinese Deathscape

Thomas S. Mullaney
Hosted by Luca Scholz

In the past decade alone, more than ten million corpses have been exhumed and reburied across the Chinese landscape. The campaign has transformed Chin…

Brian Weatherson, "A History of Philosophy Journals. Volume 1: Evidence from Topic Modeling, 1876-2013" (2020)

October 14, 2020

A History of Philosophy Journals

Brian Weatherson
Hosted by Luca Scholz

Anglophone philosophy in the twentieth century was centered, to an unprecedented extent, around journals: periodical publications that aimed to presen…