Elisabeth Königshofer



... received her MA in Digital Humanities from King’s College London in 2022, where she focussed her degree on user experience, liminal spaces between physical and digital museum content, and data visualisation. Prior to working in digital humanities, she taught English, Latin, German as well as Austrian history and literature at the University of Reading (UK) and secondary schools in Vienna, following a teaching degree from the University of Vienna in 2014. Her research interests include data visualisation, UX and UI design, Anglo-Irish Victorian literature, feminist political dissent, memory studies, and disability studies.

At the ACDH-CH, Elisabeth is part of the research unit DH Research & Infrastructure. She is currently working as a training officer on the development of HowTo, which is part of the “Digital Transformation of the Austrian Humanities” project. It aims to become a self-study knowledge hub for digital tools and methods that are developed and/or used at the ACDH-CH. In addition, she serves as DARIAH Campus community editor, and works on self-study materials in the EOSC Future project (WP 9, education). Furthermore, Elisabeth coordinates our internship programme, and supports on-site and hybrid events as an event technician.


Regine Klimpfinger and Elisabeth Königshofer. (2021). Burschenschaft Hysteria: Exposing Nationalist Gender Roles in Contemporary Austrian Politics. In Frauke Matthes, Dora Osborne, Katya Krylova (Eds.), Politics and Culture in Germany and Austria Today: Edinburgh German Yearbook Volume 14. pp.222-250. Boydell & Brewer. doi:10.1017/9781787449466.012