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


  • Schopper, Daniel, and Karlheinz Mörth. 2021. VICAV 3.0: Zooming in on Lexical Resources. Christina Katsikadeli, Sellner, Manfred, and Gassner, Michael. Digital Lexis, and Beyond. Selected Papers from the Workshop „Digital Lexis, and Beyond” 45th Austrian Linguistics Conference Dec. 2019. Wien: Verlag der ÖAW. doi:10.1553/VICAV.
  • Resch, Claudia, Daniel Schopper, Tanja Wissik, and Daniela Fasching. 2019. Encoding Crime and Punishment in TEI: The Digital Processing of Early Modern Broadsheets from Vienna. Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative: k.A. doi:10.4000/jtei.1925.
  • Resch, Claudia, Dario Kampkaspar, Daniela Fasching, Vanessa Hannesschläger, and Daniel Schopper. 2018. Building a Community Driven Corpus of Historical Newspapers. Jonathan Girón Palau and Russel, Isabel Galina. Digital Humanities 2018. Puentes - Bridges. Book of Abstracts / Libro de resúmenes. Mexico City: Red de Humanidades Digitales A. C.
  • Kovalenko, Kira, Ksenia Zaytseva, and Daniel Schopper. 2018. A Dictionary of Russian Dialects: from PDF to TEI. Perm: Perm State National Research University.
  • Resch, Claudia, Dario Kampkaspar, and Daniel Schopper. 2018. Historische Zeitungen kollaborativ erschließen: Die älteste, noch erscheinende Tageszeitung der Welt "under annotation". Georg Vogeler. Kritik der digitalen Vernunft DHd 2018 Köln. 5. Tagung des Verbands Digital Humanities in deutschsprachigen Raum e.V. Konferenzabstracts.
  • 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.
  • Schopper, Daniel, Kira Kovalenko, Thierry Declerck, and Eveline Wandl-Vogt. 2016. Encoding a Dictionary of Russian Dialects in TEI and linking to LOD Resources. Claudia Resch, Hannesschläger, Vanessa, and Wissik, Tanja. TEI Conference and Members' Meeting 2016. September 26-30, Vienna. Book of Abstracts. Vienna.
  • 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.