Jackson Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Aberdeen. His work concerns Scotland and England in the period 1300-1600.
He was principal investigator in the research project Law in the Aberdeen Council Registers, 1398–1511: Concepts, Practices, Geographies (2016-2019). He is co-editor of the forthcoming volume Cultures of Law in Urban Northern Europe: Scotland and its Neighbours c. 1350–c. 1650 (Routledge), and his book England’s Northern Frontier: Conflict and Local Society in the Fifteenth-Century Scottish Marches was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020.
Jörg Rogge is a Professor of medieval history at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (JGU) Mainz. His research includes the political culture of late medieval cities in the Empire as well as power conflicts in England and Scotland.
His publications encompass books and articles on the self-conception of medieval citizens, deviant behaviour, kings and queens and the methods and theories of Cultural History. He serves as Chair of the International Society of Cultural History. He is inter alia the editor of Cultural History in Europe. Institutions – Themes – Perspectives (Bielefeld, 2011) and co-editor (with Martin Kinzinger, Franz Rexroth) of Gewalt und Widerstand in der politischen Kultur des späten Mittelalters (Ostfildern, 2015) and co-editor (with Alessandro Arcangeli, Hannu Salmi) of The Routledge Companion to Cultural History in the Western World (Abington and New York, 2020)
Wim Peters is a computational linguist with a background in Classical Languages and multilingual knowledge extraction and modelling. He has a PhD from the University of Sheffield at the Department of Computer Science in the areas of computational linguistics and AI.
His main interest is the methodological application of natural language processing techniques in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, and the conceptual modelling of the knowledge extracted by means of the synergy between scholarly expertise and language technology.
William Hepburn completed his PhD thesis on ‘The Household of James IV 1488-1513’ at the University of Glasgow.
He recently worked as a Research Assistant on the Law in the Aberdeen Council Registers project (Leverhulme Trust, 2016-2019), which focussed on Aberdeen’s fifteenth-century burgh registers.
Regina Schäfer is Research Associate at the Department of Late Medieval History and Comparative Regional Studies at the JGU Mainz. Her research interests include nobility, social mobility and family in the late middle ages. She is especial interested in legal questions and participating at the edition of the court records of Ingelheim (“Die Ingelheimer Haderbücher”). In the FLAG-project she will focus on the analysis of Augsburg.