Timothy De Paepe is curator of the Museum Vleeshuis | Klank van de stad and works a volunteer scientific assistant at the Instituut voor de Studie van de Letterkunde in de Nederlanden, afdeling Renaissance (University of Antwerp). Between 2011 and 2013 he was associated with the UAntwerp as postdoctoral researcher of the Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Flanders. He obtained the degree of Doctor in Literature with a thesis on the relationship between and the evolution of the repertoire and the theater / opera houses in Antwerp (1610-1762). He used three-dimensional computer reconstructions of the various theater halls. Earlier, he studied Germanic Language and Literature at the University of Antwerp (2005) and Culture Management at the University of Antwerp Management School (UAMS) (2006).
His articles have been published in Journal for Dutch Literature, Artibus et Historiae, Restoration and Eighteenth Century Theater Research, European Drama and Performance Studies, Jewish History and De Gulden Passer: Journal of Book Science. He also performed the preparatory archival research and provided the edition of the original text of the rhetoric opera Signoôr in China or De Chinêsche Pomona (JJ Emmerechts / JT Baustetter, 1761) which was performed in the Castle d'Ursel (Hingene) in the spring of 2010.