Daniel Schopper

(+43 1) 51581 – 2216


… 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-CH, 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