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Media owner, publisher, service provider

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Corporate body organized under public law (BGBl 569/1921 idF BGBl I 130/2003)
Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH)
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Responsible for content

Univ.-Assist. Dr. Anna Frasca-Rath
University of Vienna
Univ. Campus, Spitalgasse 2/ Hof 9
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 (0)1 4277 41438

Nature and purpose of the business:

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 (ACDH) is an OEAW institute founded with the goal to support digital methods in arts and humanities disciplines. The ACDH supports digital research in manifold ways.

Signing power

President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anton Zeilinger
Vice president: Univ.-Doz. Dr. phil. Michael Alram
Class presidents: Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Oliver Jens Schmitt, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Georg Brasseur
Supervisory body: Academy council. For more information, please visit

Main aim

The website Gibson Trail (implemented by the ACDH in cooperation with the University of Vienna and the Royal Academy of Arts) provides a virtual, interactive exhibition of the works of the sculptor John Gibson R.A.


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In the case of links to websites of other media owners, whose content the OEAW is neither directly nor indirectly responsible for, the OEAW does not assume liability for their content and excludes any liability in this case.

Copyright notice

With the exception of the images, this website and its content is licensed under a creative commons CC-BY-SA 4.0 International license (Attribution – Share alike).

Please note that the image rights are held by the respective institutions credited on this website. The images provided by the following museums are issued under the given Creative Commons licenses: Tate Britain (CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)), National Portrait Gallery (CC-BY NC 2.0) and British Museum (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). If you wish to reproduce any other image, please contact the picture library of the respective holding institution.

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Data policy

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