Prof. dr. Jeroen Deploige is full professor of Medieval History at Ghent University, Belgium. His research and teaching focus on the cultural, social and religious history of the high and late medieval Low Countries and adjacent regions. Jeroen Deploige is also directing projects in the field of Digital Humanities, a.o. the databases Narrative Sources (2009) and Diplomata Belgica (2015) and experimental stylometric research. He is the promoter-spokesperson of the Pirenne Consortium for Medieval Studies, an interdisciplinary research consortium recognised and funded by the Ghent University Research Fund (BOF) and aimed at realising societal impact.