Stephan Kurz studied German, journalism and communication sciences in Vienna and Konstanz. He managed a retro-digitisation project (EoD) for the Vienna University Library and was subsequently a pre-doc assistant at the Institute of German Studies at the University of Vienna. In 2014, he received his PhD in modern German literature with a dissertation on the genre and media history of the epistolary novel between 1750 and 1810. From 2014 to the beginning of 2018, Stephan Kurz was employed as Austrian studies lecturer at the University of Zagreb. He has self-taught computer skills, experience in book retail and production (proofreading, typesetting, editing), has collaborated on several digital editions and is continually improving his XML skills.
Topics: digital humanities, scholarly editing, book history