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Daniel Schopper

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… is coordinating the institute’s working group on Data, Resources, and Standards.

After having studied filmmaking, he earned a degree in German Language and Literature Studies at the University of Vienna, specializing on diary literature around Arthur Schnitzler. His interest in database-supported literary research and text-based theatre studies introduced him into the area of Digital Humanities.

At the ACDH, he is responsible for the creation and curation of standards-based digital resources like dictionaries or digital editions, covering the full cycle of scholarly data production. He is enthusiastic about innovative systems that help scholars to reflect, exploit, and extend the possibilities of the digital paradigm in the arts and humanities.

His fields of interests include

  • data modelling and conversion techniques
  • text representation and encoding
  • methodological challenges in a digital environment
  • text-related software development


  • Kampkaspar, Dario, Daniel Schopper, and Claudia Resch. 2017. Wiennerisches Diarium Digital: Involving users in scholarly annotation. TEI 2017 - Book of Abstracts. Victoria.
  • Wissik, Tanja, Claudia Resch, and Daniel Schopper. 2017. Creating a historical thesaurus for Austrian criminal law of the 18th century. Gisle Andersen, Dhal, Trine, Kristiansen, Marita, Dame, Marja, and Andersen, Øivin. 21st Conference on Language for Specific Purposes 2017. Interdisciplinary knowlege-making: Challanges for LSP Research. 28-30 June. Book of Abstracts. Bergen: NHH.
  • Hannesschläger, Vanessa, and Daniel Schopper. 2017. TEI Conference and Members’ Meeting 2016. Book of Abstracts in TEI XML. Vienna.
  • Piringer, Barbara, Eveline Wandl-Vogt, Daniel Schopper, and Karlheinz Mörth. 2016. Wiener Wörterbücher Online. Ein Editionsprojekt im Kontext innovativer Transformation. 13. Bayerisch-österreichische Dialektologentagung vom 28.9. bis 1.10.2016 in Erlangen. Dialektale Daten: Erhebung - Aufbereitung - Auswertung. Abstracts der Sektionsvorträge. Erlangen.
  • Resch, Claudia, and Daniel Schopper. 2016. Encoding crime and punishment – A digital collection of historic broadsheets. Claudia Resch, Hannesschläger, Vanessa, and Wissik, Tanja. TEI conference and members´ meeting 2016. Book of Abstracts. Vienna.
  • Resch, Claudia, Daniel Schopper, Vanessa Hannesschläger, Eva Wohlfarter, Anna Mader-Kratky, and Nora Fischer. 2016. Wienerisches Diarium Digital: Unlocking a historic newspaper for interdisciplinary studies with the TEI Guidelines. Claudia Resch, Hannesschläger, Vanessa, and Wissik, Tanja. TEI conference and members´ meeting 2016. Book of Abstracts. Vienna.
  • Mörth, Karlheinz, Daniel Schopper, and Omar Siam. 2016. Towards a diatopic dictionary of spoken Arabic varieties: challenges in compiling the VICAV dictionaries. Bucharest.