Dario Kampkaspar

(+43 1) 51581 – 2227


… holds Magister degrees in history and English philology from the University of Heidelberg. During his years at the Institut für Personengeschichte he incresed his knowledge of old and rare books as well as prosopography. His next post was the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel where he was responsible for several DH projects, among these DARIAH-DE and the critical edition of Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt.

At the ACDH-CH, he is currently part of the Wien[n]erisches Diarium project team and of KONDE.

His research interests are medieval and early modern history – his Ph.D. thesis, currently in statu nascendi, is about a 1610 manuscript and centers on prosopography and the history of science –, English and Scottish history and historical linguistics. Among other projects, he is part of the DLiNA group researching networks in dramatic texts. Dario Kampkaspar is also currently the convener of the TEI SIG on newspapers and periodicals.


  • Resch, Claudia, and Dario Kampkaspar. 2019. DIGITARIUM - Unlocking the Treasure Trove of 18th-Centrury Newspapers for Digital Times. In Das Achtzehnte Jarhhundert und Österreich. Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts.Achtzehntes Jahrhundert digital: Zentraleuropäische Perspektiven, eds. T. Wallnig, Romberg, M., and Weis, J., 34:49-64.
  • 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.
  • 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.