Daniela Schulz

How do you Define DH?

A state of mind? A new approach? A set of methodologies? An academic subject? – I´m not able to give a proper definition, since it is what people make of it. But at least I think (and hope) the following adjectives apply to DH: inquiring – transparent – reconsidering – collaborative – multidisciplinary – receptive


Department of History (Cologne University)


Originally aiming at becoming a teacher for History & English, I somehow got lost in DH. In the recent past I´ve let myself get distracted by working in some fascinating projects, meeting very interesting people from different domains & countries, finally making up my mind, that school has to do without me…