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Karin de Wild

University Lecturer

Dr. K. de Wild
+31 71 527 8156

Karin de Wild is Assistant Professor in Contemporary Museum and Collection Studies at Leiden University. Her current research is about digital heritage collections.

More information about Karin de Wild

Before joining Leiden University, she was a digital fellow at the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK. She completed a Ph.D. in Digital Heritage at the University of Dundee (UK) and in her past life as curator and researcher, she collaborated with a wide range of private collections and museums including SFMOMA (US), de Young Museum (US), Tate Modern (UK), the National Museums of Scotland (UK) and the National Museum of World Cultures (NL).

Her upcoming publications include a chapter ‘Digital collections’ for the Encyclopedia of New Media Art (Bloomsbury 2022) and together with Ross Parry (Leicester University, UK) and Vince Dziekan (Monash University, AU), she is co-editing the book Museums and Digital Confidence (Routledge 2022).

Currently, she is a board member of the Henri van der Waal foundation (international research network for digital art history and image studies) and a member of WARCnet (the European Research network for Web ARChive studies), where she is a co-chair of the Working Group on data modelling and the Working Group responsible for sustaining the network. Together with Valérie Schafer (LU), Frédéric Clavert (LU), Niels Brügger (DK), Susan Aasman (NL) and Sophie Gebeil (FR), she is part of a research team that is included in the Archived Unleashed Cohort Program (project: AWAC2 Analysing Web Archives of the COVID Crisis through the IIPC Novel Coronavirus dataset).

Furthermore, she has a great interest for the digital transformation in higher education, holding a CLARIAH teaching fellowship (project: Connecting to the network of digital cultural heritage) and conducting research on hybrid education for visual culture studies.

University Lecturer

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • KG Musea en Collecties

Work address

Arsenaalstraat 1
2311 CT Leiden
Room number A1.36


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