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Austrian Academy of Sciences
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Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH)
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The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW) has the legal duty to support the sciences and humanities in every respect. As a learned society, the OEAW fosters discourse and cooperation between science and society, politics and economy.
The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (ACDH-CH) is an OEAW institute founded with the goal to support digital methods in arts and humanities disciplines. The ACDH-CH supports digital research in manifold ways.
The project is focusing on Austrian dialect cartography from 1924 to 1956.

Signing power:

President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Heinz Faßmann
Vice President: Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. techn. Ulrike Diebold
Class President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. iur. Christiane Wendehorst LL.M. (CANTAB.)
Class President: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Baumjohann
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This website is dedicated to providing information on the results emerging from this project.


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