Marten Düring holds a PhD in contemporary history and enjoys working in interdisciplinary environments. A lot of his work has to do with memory, network analysis and text analysis. Previously he held positions as Phd Student, Postdoc and Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen, the universties of Mainz, Nijmegen, Chapel Hill and the CVCE Luxembourg.

Marten coordinates the C²DH-based team of the Impresso project (with EPFL DHLAB and ICL Uni Zurich) and is part of the consortium of the ANR/FNR-funded project BLIZAAR (Hybrid Visualization of Dynamic Multilayer Graphs) together with partners from LIST Luxembourg, LaBRI (Bordeaux) and EISTI (Pau/Paris).

Marten is also responsible for the website Historical Network Research and co-editor of the Journal of Historical Network Research.