Dr. Franz Fischer

Franz Fischer is coordinator and researcher at the Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH), University of Cologne. He studied History, Latin and Italian in Cologne and Rome and has been awarded a doctoral degree in Medieval Latin for his digital edition of William of Auxerre’s treatise on liturgy.

As a post-doctoral researcher he created a digital edition of Saint Patrick’s Confessio at the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), Dublin. He is serving on the Executive Board of Digital Medievalist and is editor-in-chief of the association’s open access journal. A founding member of the Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing (IDE) he is editor of SIDE, a series on digital editions, palaeography & codicology, and RIDE, a review journal on digital editions and resources.


Books by Franz Fischer

Advances in Digital Scholarly Editing

Papers presented at the DiXiT conferences in The Hague, Cologne, and Antwerp

Edited by Peter Boot, Anna Cappellotto, Wout Dillen, Franz Fischer, Aodhán Kelly, Andreas Mertgens, Anna-Maria Sichani, Elena Spadini & Dirk van Hulle | 2017

As the papers in this volume testify, digital scholarly editing is a vibrant practice. Scholarly editing has a long-standing tradition in the humanities. It is...








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