Long-term project funded by the German Research Foundation


Corpus Masoreticum, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies

»Combining Digital Humanities and studying figurative Masorah calls for complex development solutions.«

Clemens Liedtke

Clemens Liedtke M.A.

Research Associate | clemens.liedtke@corpusmasoreticum.de | | |

Curriculum Vitae



Magister Artium (M.A.), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

1995 – 2001

Studies of Egyptology and Pre- and Early History, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and Universität Leipzig


Since 08/2018

Research Associate, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies, Chair of Bible and Jewish Biblical Interpretation, Project "Corpus Masoreticum"

03/2017 – 07/2018

Research Associate, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies, Ignatz Bubis Chair, Project "New Gallia-Germania Judaica"

Projects: IT Infrastructure, Database and UI Development


12/2015 – 05/2016

Research Associate, Heidelberg University, Collaborative Research Centre 933 of the German Research Foundation "Material Text Cultures", Sub-Project B04 "The Masora Text of the Hebrew Bible in its Various Material Forms in Western Europe"
Projects: IT Infrastructure, Database and UI Development http://bima.corpusmasoreticum.de/#/

11/2013 – 11/2015

Freelance Software Developer
IT Consulting, Web Development, Content Management: Various projects for different academic and cultural institutions

10/2010 – 10/2013

Freelance IT Consultant, Skywork Airlines AG, Bern (CH)


Liedtke, Clemens. 2020. “‘How Am I Supposed to Read This?’ Challenges and Opportunities of Medieval Western Masorah as a Digital Scholarly Edition.” In Philology and Aesthetics: Figurative Masorah in Western European Manuscripts, edited by Hanna Liss, (in print). Realms of Judaism. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Liedtke, Clemens, and Maren Schentuleit. 2008. “Dime Online: Eine Prosopographische Und Topographische Datenbank Zu Soknopaiu Nesos.” In Graeco-Roman Fayum – Texts and Archaeology. Proceedings of the Third International Fayum Symposion, Freudenstadt, May 29-June 1, 2007, edited by Sandra Lippert and Maren Schentuleit, 217–222. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Lectures and Presentations as Part of Corpus Masoreticum

08.07.2020, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds: Masorah Figurata: Esoteric Repositories and the Boundaries of Hidden Knowledge (paper accepted; conference cancelled due to coronavirus)

05.03.2020, DHD2020, 7. Jahrestagung des Verbands „Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum e.V.“: DH’s Next Top-Model? Digitale Editionsentwicklung zwischen Best Practice und Innovation am Beispiel des „Corpus Masoreticum“ (program)

03.02.2020, Research Kolloquium at the Chair for Bible and Jewish Biblical Interpretation, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies: Corpus Masoreticum als digitales Editionsprojekt

24.11.2019, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Diego: Masorah as Knowledge Graphs: Data Modeling on Functional Texts in Medieval Ashkenazi Manuscript Culture (abstract)

19.06.2019, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies/Heidelberg University/German Association for Jewish Studies, Internationale Conference "Two Centuries of Wissenschaft des Judentums", Heidelberg: "Das Corpus Masoreticum" (program)

26.9.2018, Historikertag Münster: Corpus Masoreticum: Digitale Erschließung einer vergessenen Wissenskultur (program)

03.09.2018, Summer School "Digital Humanities und jüdische Geographie Europas - Perspektiven für eine Neubearbeitung der mittelalterlichen jüdischen Geschichte vor 1300", Andé, Frankreich: Digital Humanities. Herausforderungen und Potentiale in den Geisteswissenschaften

10.05.2018, Masorah Workshop: Philology & Aesthetics, Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies: Parameter Settings for the Future Database (program)