From 28.09 on Thursdays, autumn semester: Claire Clivaz, master course at the IPT, Paris: «L’évangile de Luc ou le défi de l’écriture».

7-8 December 2023Online conference, Lausanne (CH), co-org. by Claire Clivaz, DH+ SIB and Isabelle Marthot-Santaniello, University of Basel: “Perceptions of Writing in Papyri. Crossing Close and Distant Reading”. Information here.

18 December 2023, 4pm-6pm, online: Claire Clivaz (DH+, SIB) and Priscille Marschall (Université Laval, CA): “Femmes, manuscrits et Nouveau Testament: que d’histoires!” Organisation from IPT (Paris), Prof. Valérie Nicolet

3 mai 2024, 10h-17h: L’araméen christo-palestinien et les manuscrits du Nouveau Testament, journée de recherche, IPT, Paris, org. Claire Clivaz (RSCS, UCL) avec Laurent Capron (CNRS), Alain Desreumaux (CNRS), et Valérie Nicolet (IPT)

Past events:

23-25.10 IDW 2023 (Salzburg, AT): Claire Clivaz (DH+, SIB) and Rita Gautsch (DaSCH), poster: “Humanities and Open Science. Austrian Data on DaSCH and SSHOC

26 July 2023 – SNTS Vienna (AT) Claire Clivaz, “Heb 2:9 with Mk 15:34 and Ps 22:2. In Praise of Minor Variants” (joint seminar Hebrews & NTTC);; Priscille Marschall invited MARK16 SNTS guest.

12 July 2023, DH2023, Graz (AT): Elisa Nury, Claire Clivaz and Silvano Aldà, “MARK16: visualising manuscripts and their repositories with Peripleo”,; presenter: Elisa Nury (DH+, SIB).

11 July 2023, EABS Conference, Syracusa (IT): Claire Clivaz, “Mark 15,35 in Codex Bobbiensis: The prayer to the sun – Greco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Voices in Egypt”; program online.

20 June 2023: Claire Clivaz, online master course on Mark 16, University of Halle (invited by Prof. Annette Weissenrieder)

10 June 2023, Paris (FR), RRENAB 2023: «Raconter les Vivants: la Bible en perspective écopoétique», Atelier animé par Claire Clivaz (SIB, Lausanne) et Rodrigo de Sousa (IPT, Montpellier), « ‘Mange le rouleau, mange le livre !’ (Ez 3,1-3 et Ap 10,8-10). Papyrus et peaux : la Bible végétale et animale».

6 June 2023, Sienne (IT), AIUCD 2023 : Claire Clivaz, «Falso Movimento (Moretti, 2022) : Memories and Translations»; programma:

22-23 May 2023: Brussels (BE), EOSC 6th General Assembly; Claire Clivaz, participant non delegate.

15-17 May 2023, University of Birmingham (UK): Thirteenth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament – Claire Clivaz, “How to end a Gospel ? Markan Paratext in Codex Washington and Codex Bobbiensis”; videos.

24-25 April: EOSC Germany event in Hannover: Claire Clivaz, poster “EOSC Upskilling Countries Task Force: Datenteilung und Aufbau der Netzwerke”;

31st of March 2023: SBL Global Virtual Meeting; networking session by Claire Clivaz  “Networking Session: Digital Literacy Challenges in the Classroom”; information here.

20-24 February 2023 – Louvain-la-Neuve (BE): Digital Humanities and MARK16 week at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve – Claire Clivaz is invited by the Faculty of Theology and of Arts and Humanities of the UCL for a conference and teaching week.

24 January 2023, 10:30 am, online (CH): Claire Clivaz, presentation of EOSC (focus DH) to the DARIAH-CH committee

19-20 January 2023 – IPT Montpellier (FR) – Claire Clivaz, «Les finales de Marc dans les manuscrits: nouveaux défis», session d’enseignement Master

18 January 2023: Swiss SSH RIs day in Bern; program and information on

1st January 2023: Welcome to Priscille Marshall who joines as post-doc the MARK16 team until July 23!

31 December 2022: Our warm thanks to Mina Monier (post-doc) who has got his own position at the Norwegian School of Theology (OSLO, SE). All our best wishes for the next step!

8 December 2022 at 12.15, University of Basel (CH), Arts and Humanities Faculty with invitation to biblical studies students: Online master course by Claire Clivaz, “Digital Humanities and New Testament manuscripts” (invitation by Vera Chiquet and Eric Dubey)

29 November 2022, UNIL, Lausanne (CH), 16h: Elisa Nury: “Grammateus and MARK16, followed by a short tutorial on how to use Peripleo”, #ASANumerica ( DigiClass Seminar 2022-2023.

19-22 Novembre 2022, SBL, Denver (USA): Claire Clivaz: “Mark 16.8/2-104 and its diverse endings”

14-17 November 2022, EOSC Symposium, Prague (CZ):  Wednesday 16.11 at 4.30pm CET time, Claire Clivaz, “Upskilling Countries to Engage in EOSC. Increasing Knowledge and Engagement by Sharing”;

8 November 2022, 17h, online (CH): Elisa Nury, “Short presentation of MARK16 Dataviz part”; Pelagios Visualisation Activity group ( Our use of Peripleo – how we have prepared the data with the Linked Place format, how we adapted Peripleo for our dataset, and we discussed the questions we faced during this process.

20 Octobre 2022, DARIAH-CH Study Day, Mendrisio (CH):           Mina Monier and Elisa Nury: “The SNSF MARK16 project. The first virtual research environment focused on a biblical chapter” (poster abstract).

29 September 2022, online at 4pm: Kick-off event of the Swiss EOSC community; information and Zoom link here.

25-29 July 2022, SNTS, Leuven (BE): Holger Strutwolf, (Germany): “The Editio Critica Maior of Mark”. Respondent: Claire Clivaz (Switzerland); Claire Clivaz (Switzerland), “Lk 22:43-44 and Judeo-Christian Memories”, short paper (abstract).

18-21 July 2022, ISBL, Salzburg (AT):   Mina Monier, “The Reception of Mark’s Endings: New Light from Recently Discovered Witnesses” (invited paper, Gospel of Mark section); Claire Clivaz, “Jesus Silent Prayers at Gethsemane: Open Spaces in Mark and Luke” (Synoptic Gospels section); Claire Clivaz, “The Mk 16 resurrection as a public event in the Codex Bobbiensis (VL 1)” (Textual Criticism: Manuscripts & Methods section).

8th July, 11am, online, EOSC TF Upskilling countries, sub-task meeting: Claire Clivaz, “Making Open Science. A researcher point of view between Switzerland and Europe”

4-8 July 2022, EABS, Toulouse (FR), hybrid event: Claire Clivaz (CH) and Albert ten Kate (NL): “New Challenges in the Critical Editions of Mark’s Endings” ; group “Textual Criticism of the New Testament, the Old Testament and the Qur’an”. Program.

1-3 June 2022, DARIAH annual conference. Clivaz, Claire. (2022), “Research Infrastructures are reshaping Humanities storytelling (poster)”, Storytelling – DARIAH Annual Event 2022, Athens, Greece and online. Zenodo, 1st June 3.30pm (2.30pm CET), Posters, Demos and coffee

2-3 June 2022, second MARK16 online conference:  “The Transmission of Mark’s Endings in Different Traditions and Languages”, org. by Claire Clivaz (DH+, SIB), Mina Monier (DH+, SIB) and Dan Batovici (ULouvain & Leuven University). Program:

24-25 May 2022, Brussels: General Assembly of EOSC (Claire Clivaz attendance).

17-19 May 2022, ACH annual online conference (USA): “Digital Multilingualism in Ancient Languages: the test-case of the MARK16 project” (paper), Claire Clivaz, Mina Monier, Elisa Nury, Silvano Aldà and Jonathan Barda

13-15 May 2022, Gladstone’s Library (UK), “Paratext Network Workshop” (org. G. Allen and C. Sheepers); Claire Clivaz invited guest, with a Manifesto about “Bodily Paratext” and a talk: “From the  Manuscript Body of Mark 16 to the Bodily Paratext”.

7 April 2022, online :  „Facing Digital Humanities II“ – 2. TheoLab Konferenz „Digital Humanities und Theologie“, University of Heidelberg (DE). Lecture by Claire Clivaz: “Digital writing and Scriptures: theological challenges”, at 14:45pm;

6-7 April 2022, Brussels: SHOOC Final conference; attendance by Claire Clivaz for the EOSC TF Upskilling countries.

8 March 2022: Bachelor Greek teaching, IPT (Paris, France), Claire Clivaz: “Mc 16,1-8 et la finale brève (conclusio brevior)”

11-13 February 2022: Mina Monier will give a MARK16 paper to the conference “Titles, Paratexts, and Manuscript Communication in Early Judaism and Christianity” (ERC TiNT), University of Glasgow (UK).

12 January 2022, 2pm CET time (1pm UK time): Lecture by Mina Monier on MARK16 at Tyndale House, Cambridge, partners of MARK16: “Mark’s Endings: Manuscript Evidence and the State of Research”.

1st January 2022: Welcome to Silvano Aldà, Core-IT Software developer, who joins the MARK16 team.

26 November 2021 at 2.30pm : EPFL, Collège des Humanités, Round table about Digital Humanities: Claire Clivaz “The SNSF PRIMA MARK16: a Digital and Humanities Challenge”.

17-19 November 2021: The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age. Topic 2021: Loss Lightening video talk by Claire Clivaz: A Lost and Found Ending of the Gospel of Mark

23 Septembre 2021 at 10am: EADH 2021 conference :                 Claire Clivaz, Mina Monier and Jonathan Barda, “The MARK16 Manuscript Room API” (short paper); Abstract:

1st July 2021: welcome to Elisa Nury who completes our MARK16 team!

1-2 June 2021, LECTIO 10th anniversary, Leuven University, online: Claire Clivaz, “From manuscript to performance : the New Testament edition and transmission in the digital culture”;

25 May 2021, Rencontres Huma-Num 2021 online : Claire Clivaz, “Le projet FNS MARK16 comme exemple d’interaction entre la recherche fondamentale et la gestion des données sur Nakala”,

23 April 2021, Leuven University online at 4pm: Claire Clivaz, ““The conclusio brevior of the Gospel according to Mark: a neglected point in research”.

12 February 2021 – Lausanne, Rotary Club, 11h30-12h30 : Claire Clivaz, «D’un livre papier à un océan de manuscrits : le Nouveau Testament au coeur de la révolution numérique». La conférence en présence a été remplacée par une conférence en ligne.

22 January 2021 – Online, Paris, IPT: Claire Clivaz, “La finale de Marc 16 et ses vies multiples: un évangile aux frontières du canon”. Interdisciplinary master and PhD teaching week, Paris, Montpellier, Rome.

16 December 2020 9h – Online, Copenhagen University (DK): online course (org. Heike Omerzu): Claire Clivaz, “The Gospel of Mark endings and Digital Humanities”.

1st December 2020 at 8.15pm: IIIF Fall Working meeting lightening talks:  Jonathan Barda & Claire Clivaz, “The MARK16 Manuscript Room API”. Video of the talk on the IIIF YouTube channel: Program and registration:

Novembre 2020: MARK 16 and the DARIAH WG RDM Since some months, Claire Clivaz participates to the DARIAH WG “research data management” for biblical studies data and the SNSF project MARK16. The working group is co-lead by Erszébeth Tóth-Czifra and Marta Błaszczyńska. It has as purpose to join requirements of diverse fields in Humanities and research data management. MARK16 is proud to participate to this WG for the data in biblical studies.

16 October 2020 17h30 (CET time)  – Duke University (USA):  online NT seminar (org. Brittany Wilson, Jennifer Knust & Mark Goodacre) : Claire Clivaz, «The digital SNSF project MARK16: new elements on Mark’s shorter ending in Codex Bobiensis and beyond». Online attendance on Zoom is possible: please contact Brittany Wilson (Duke University) to get the link until the 15th October:

September output:

  • A new eTalk has been published, by Kara J. Lyons-Pardue, “eTalk on Gospel Women and the Long Ending of Mark”,
  • Claire Clivaz, “Mk 16 im Codex Bobiensis. Neue Einsichten zur Textgeschichte des kurzen Markusschlusses”, Zeitschrift für Neues Testament, Heft 47, 24. Jg. 2021, forthcoming.
  • Clivaz, Claire. “New Testament and Digital Humanities”, Verkündigung und Forschung 65 (2020/2), p. 98-104.

10-11 September 2020 – Lausanne:

Our conference has started and we are proud to welcome all our colleagues online ! Information:

Claire Clivaz, Mina Monier and Jonathan Barda (SIB, Lausanne), “Mark16 as a VRE: challenges and opportunities”; conference «Virtual Research Environments and Ancient Manuscripts», org. Claire Clivaz (SIB, Lausanne) and Garrick Allen (Dublin University).  Either physical or virtual, or both together, the conference will happen; online attendance: please contact Announcement in French on the DH center UNIL-EPFL  website. Complete English program:

1st September 2020: The Alpha version, app done by Jonathan Barda, is published with 7  manuscripts:

CANCELLED for COVID-19 reasons: SNTS, Rome, 28-31 July 2020. Paper given online on the 14th of May, IGTNP seminar (see below)

10 June 2020 16h-17h – online event : Poster discussion room at SIB days 2020: Claire Clivaz, Vera Chiquet, Elisa Nury, Mina Monier and Sara Schulthess (DH+, SIB) with Jonathan Barda (Core-IT, SIB), Marta Błaszczyńska (IBL PAN) and Erzsébeth Tóth-Czifra (DARIAH-EU): “Open Science and Humanities Research Data Management”. Website:

CANCELLED for COVID-19 reasons: 26-27 May, Dublin University, Conference “Digital Sacred Texts: Materiality, Performance, Theory”: Mina Monier, «Typing Mark’s Ending-Electronic Transcription as an Interpretation of Complex Textual Evidence».

14 May 2020: IGNTP online seminar: Claire Clivaz: “Mark 16 and the codex k (Bobiensis): what are the mistakes at stake?”. The Latin codex k represents a very interesting case in the history of NT research: well known since scholarly memory began, it has never been really considered in the complex file of Mark 16 evidence, since it has mostly been considered as presenting mistakes or odd variants in Mark 16. Based on the latest editions of this codex and on images of the manuscript, this paper will present different reading options for this specific version of the last chapter of Mark, including what we should call a “k shorter ending”. Webpage:  Information: 

10 May 2020: four folios of GA 1230 in Mk 16 are online in the INTF, transcribed and encoded by Mina Monier. Read more here:

31 March 2020: the first eleven dataset of MARK16 are online in the SNSF p3 database, through the public open depository Nakala! Have a look at them and at their metadata:

19 February 2020: the webpage of the VRE MARK16 is open!

14-16 janvier 2020 – ENS, colloque «Humanités globales», Paris: Claire Clivaz, «Définir les Humanités par la recherche». De nombreux fonds institutionnels sont consacrés à des projets de recherche numériques, d’envergure européenne. Comment contribuent-ils à redéfinir le profil des Humanités ? L’exposé répondra à ces questions à partir de deux projets : HumaReC, MARK16, du Fonds National Suisse, sur des manuscrits du Nouveau Testament.

10 janvier 2020 – rencontre de l’AELAC, Bex: Claire Clivaz, “Du nouveau sur l’énigme de Mc 16. De l’importance de pouvoir consulter les manuscrits du Nouveau Testament en ligne”; Mina Monier, “The Arabic Diatessaron and Codex Bezae: The Case of Mark’s Long Ending.” Programme du colloque en ligne.

5 décembre 2019 – DARIAH DESIR Workshop #2, Neuchâtel: Mina Monier, “Revisiting Classic Textual Problems Using Digital Tools: The Case of Mark 16”. Org. du workshop: Sara Schulthess (SIB, Lausanne) et Simon Gabay (Université de Neuchâtel).

24 November 2019 – Annual SBL Meeting, San Diego, USA: Claire Clivaz, “Enlightening the Diversity of Scholarly Opinions on Multimodal Material : Mark 16 as Test-case”.

9 September 2019 – New Transcriptions of Mark 16 Available on NTVMR: The Team of the SNSF-funded MARK16 project is pleased to announce the new phase of cooperation with the esteemed NTVMR team on providing transcriptions of Mark 16. We have started our cooperation by providing the complete transcription of this chapter in two important manuscripts: GA 304 and GA 888 by Mina Monier. Read more here:

4 July 2019 – ISBL, Rome: Claire Clivaz, “The enigma of Mark16: The role of Contemplating Greek Manuscript Evidence Online.”

24 January 2019 – SIB seminars series, Lausanne: Claire Clivaz, «Mark 16, a presentation»

29-30 Novembre 2018 – DARIAH-CH workshop, Neuchâtel:  Claire Clivaz and Martial Sankar, «Mark 16 as a test-case for a new research model in digitized Humanities», poster

5-7 novembre 2018 – Conference PLURITEXT – “Textual plurality in the Bible”, Paris: Claire Clivaz, «Mk 16,8 and the manuscripts evidences : listen to the scribal voices»

15-17 octobre 2018 – Colloque DHNord 2018, Lille: Claire Clivaz, «Penser le lieu de l’écriture digitale»

4-6 October 2018 – Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Theology, Zurich: Claire Clivaz, «Digital Humanities: towards religions outside the book(s)?»

2 octobre 2018 – Cours master en humanités numériques, IPT, PARIS: Claire Clivaz, «Découvrir les Digital Humanities»

Claire Clivaz

Claire Clivaz is Head of Digital Humanities+ at SIB, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne (CH), and associate researcher at the “Institut Religions, Spritualités, Cultures et Sociétés” (UCL, BE). She is leading projects in DH and New Testament.

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