Maciej Janicki is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki. He recently obtained his PhD in computer science from the University of Leipzig, Germany and his background is in language technology.


Mari SarvMari Sarv is a senior researcher at the Estonian Folklore Archives (in Estonian Literary Museum). Her main subject of study is older Estonian folksong (regilaul).



Eetu Mäkelä is a tenure-track professor in Human Sciences – Computing Interaction at the University of Helsinki. At the Hel­sinki Centre for Di­gital Hu­man­it­ies, he leads a research track that develops computational tools to support humanities and social science research based on complex unstructured and structured data.


Jukka SaarinenJukka Saarinen is the former head of collections at the archives of the Finnish Literature Society. He is specialised in Finnic oral poetry, with doctoral dissertation on the most famous Karelian singer Arhippa Perttunen.


Liina SaarloLiina Saarlo is a senior researcher at the Estonian Folklore Archives of the Estonian Literary Museum (ERA). She is a specialist of Estonian oral poetry and has been working especially with poetic formulas and Estonian type index.



Kati KallioKati Kallio is an Academy Research Fellow at the Finnish Literature Society and University of Helsinki. She is a folklorist interested in historical oral traditions, local genres, performance, and intertextuality, and specialised in Finnic oral poetry called runo-song or Kalevalaic poetry.