Mag. phil.

Benjamin Fischer


... works at the linguistics department in the project Corpus of Austrian Dialect Recordings in the 20th Century, carried out in cooperation with the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, where he is responsible for managing the meta-data of the digitizations of the original reel tape-recordings of the corpus, as well as organizing the existing analog documentation and supplementary materials into an accessible digital description of the corpus.

He previously received a diploma in general linguistics from the University of Vienna, and is in the process of finishing the Middle European interdisciplinary master’s programme in Cognitive Science.

He is currently also employed as a technician at the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.


  • Lenz, Alexandra N., Ludwig Maximilian Breuer, Christian Huber, Benjamin Fischer, and Bernhard Graf. 2020. "Österreichische Dialektaufnahmen im 20. Jahrhundert" - Zur Genese, Aufbereitung und wissenschaftlichen Nutzung eines einmaligen Sprachkorpus. Jahrbuch des Phonogrammarchivs 10: 128-140.