Dr. Reto Speck
Reto Speck is a Senior Researcher at EHRI European Holocaust Research Infrastructure. He is an intellectual historian with an interest in the history of historiography, digital humanities and archival theory. His work is particularly concerned with the digital transformation of historical and archival thought.
Since 2010 he has been active in the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) – a EU-funded consortium of 25 institutions to integrate Holocaust archives and research. Reto is a Co-Director of EHRI, and the Scientific Coordinator of the EHRI Preparatory Phase project which is seeking to establish EHRI as a permanent European Research Infrastructure with its own legal personality and long-term funding streams.
Reto Speck received his PhD from Queen Mary, University of London in April 2010, and his BA (Contemporary History) and MA (Intellectual History) from the University of Sussex, Brighton. Previous to his doctoral research, Reto worked for two years at the Arts and Humanities Data Service, London, and he has also taught the history of political thought at Queen Mary, University of London.
Reto also holds an appointment as a Research Fellow at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London.