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EDELMAYER FRIEDRICH, MAS, Dr., Univ.-Prof.
Department of History
Regional focus: European an Latin-American history
Period: 1460s-1970s
Research areas:
Early modern and modern European and Latin-American history

ENGLERT, Birgit, Dr.
Department for African Studies,
Research interest:
African contemporary history and development, especially focusing on:
Youth as a political factor
Land rights and land reform
Regional focus:
Eastern and Southern Africa

FRISCH-SOTO, Teresa, Dr.
Departmen of History

FRÖSCHL THOMAS, Dr., Univ.-Prof.
University of Vienna, Department of History, Office: Room 2.18, Phone: 4277-40820
E-mail: thomas.froeschl@univie.ac.at
Regional focus:
The United States of America, Great Britain and Ireland, The North Atlantic World; Imperial and Republican Brazil, The South Atlantic World
Period: 1760s-1950s
Research areas:

Political, Cultural, and Intellectual History of the United States: Global Perspectives
American Democracy: History and Global Impact
The United States Constitution and Supreme Court in the 20th Century
The United States, Manifest Destiny, and the Debate on Imperialism
Europe and the United States: Cultural Encounters, 1830s-1950s
Independence Movements in the Americas, 1760s-1830s
Slavery and Racism in North America and Brazil
Conceptual Frames: Atlantic World – Transatlantic Relations – Global History

GAENSZLE Martin, Univ. Prof.
Department for South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Modern South Asian Studies
martin.gaenszle@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: History and Culture of modern South Asia, in particular the Himalayan region.
Time Frame: Modern Period
Research Interest:

Religious pluralism in South Asia: ritual, popular religion, syncretism
Ethnic minorities: ethnohistory, local historiography, resistance movements in Nepal
Oral traditions, ritual speech, comparative mythology of the Himalayas
Linguistic anthropology of South Asia
Colonial forms of knowledge

GRANDNER Margarete, Univ.-Prof.
Department of Development Studies, Sensengasse 3;
Office: Room O1.07, Phone: +43-1-4277-23911
E-mail: margarete.grandner@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Europe, North America
Period: 18th to 20th century
Research interest:

Welfare state development
Nationalism
International relations

GRAU INGEBORG, Univ. Lecturer
Department for African Studies, ingeborg.grau@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: West African / Nigerian history
Time frame: 19-20th centuries
Research interest:

Christian Missions and Colonialism (Gender)
Religion as a factor in political discourse
Colonialism and uneven development

KALLER-DIETRICH MARTINA, a.o. Univ. Prof. Dr.,
Department for History; martina.kaller-dietrich@univie.ac.at
http://homepage.univie.ac.at/martina.kaller-dietrich/php/
Regional focus: Latin America
Time frame: 19-20th centuries.
Research Fields:

Food History
Global History
History of Latin America
Austrian Migration to Latin America
Development Theories
Politics of History: Nation building in Latin America
Epistemology

KAPPELER ANDREAS, Univ. Prof.,
Department for East European History, andreas.kappeler@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Russia, Ukraine from the Middle Ages to 1918.
Research interest:

The Russian Empire and its nationalities?
Entangled Russian-Ukrainian History?
National Movements

KOMLOSY ANDREA; a.o. Univ. Prof.
Department for Economic and Social History, andrea.komlosy@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Habsburg Monarchy and successor states; Central and Eastern Europe
Time frame: long-term analysis, 18-20th centuries.
Research interest:

Austrian history from a global perspective
Imbalances in regional development on a global, a national and a regional scale
Uneven development and (international) migration
Borders and border-regions: history, functions, form of control
Theories and politics of development in a long-term perspective

KURZ, MARLENE, Dr.,
Department for History; marlene.kurz@univie,ac.at
Regional focus: Eastern Mediterranean World, especially Ottoman Empire
Time frame: 14th-20th centuries.
Research interest:

Cultural History of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Historiography
History of Sciene in the Ottoman World
Islamic Religious History

LANDSTEINER ERICH, ao. Univ. Prof.
Department of Economic and Social History, erich.landsteiner@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: (Central) Europe
Time frame: early modern history (15th-18th century), long term analyses
Research interest:

economic history, esp. trade and finance
agrarian history
history and theory of “economic history” as an academic discipline

LEHNER GEORG, Dr.
Department for History, georg.lehner@univie.ac.at ; http://homepage.univie.ac.at/georg.lehner
Focus: Asia, 17-20th centuries
Research interest:

Transcultural aspects in the history of printing
History of travels in Asia
Cultural transmissions between China and Europe
The formation of European knowledge on China

LEHNER MONIKA, Dr.
Department of East Asian Studies/Chinese Studies
monika.lehner@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: China, Western Europe, Habsburg Monarchy
Time frame: 18th-20th centuries
Research interest:

Sino-western relations
Chinese history from a global perspective
Intercultural contacts / images of China
Habsburg Foreign politics
Political Cartoons

LOHLKER RÜDIGER, Univ.-Prof.
Institute of Oriental Studies ruediger.lohlker@univie.ac.at
Regional Focus: Arab and Iranian World
Time frame: 17th -21st century
Research interest:

Islamicate World and its trasnational dimensions
Transformations of Islamic identities 17th -21st century
Transnational Islamic social movements

MANZENREITER WOLFRAM, Assistant Professor,
Department of East Asian Studies, wolfram.manzenreiter@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Japan; East Asia
Time frame: contemporary history; modern history (late 19th century.
Research interest:

dynamics and structures of society in Japan
effects of globalization on Japan
role of sports in Japanese society
patterns of inequality and ways of balancing inequality
structures of power within popular culture and everyday life

MAYER David, Mag., Lecturer
Assistant at the Department of Economic and Social History, University of Vienna

MOLDEN Berthold, geb. 1974, Mag. Dr. Univ. Lecturer
Works at The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres in Vienna
Regional focus: North- and South-America, Central Europe
Time frame: contemporary history
Research interest:

Politics of History in a global comparison

NOLTE Hans-Heinrich, geb. 1938, Univ. Prof. für Osteuropäische Geschichte in Hannover i.R; Gastlektor für Globalgeschichte in Wien
Vorsitzender des Vereins für Geschichte des Weltsystems, www.vgws.org
email: CNolteVGWS@aol.com
Regional Focus: Eastern Europe, especially Russia, German-Russian relations
Time frame : Middle Ages till 20th Century
Research interest:

Russian History in a global perspective
Semiperipheries and Internal Peripheries in the World-System
Cohabitations of religions and cultures
2nd World War
European Union and eastern countries

PFEISINGER, Gerhard, Dr., Univ. Doz..
Ministry of Science and Research, T.: 01/53120-9400
E-mail: gerhard.pfeisinger@bmwf.gv.at
Regional focus:
Latin America, Caribbean Region, South Atlantic, Brazil, Argentina,
Period: 15.-19.th Century
Research areas:

Colonial Structures
Slavery and Transatlantic Migration
Economic and Cultural History of Crops

PRUTSCH URSULA, Univ.Doz. Dr.
Lecturer at the Department of History
Regional focus: Latin America, transatlantic migrations
Time frame: 19th and 20th century
Research interest:

History of Latin America
Diplomatic Relations between the USA and Latin America (20th century)
Populism and Identity
Transatlantic migrations and jewish exile

RUSCHAK Silvia, MA
Department of Contemporary History, Silvia.Ruschak@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: West Africa, Central Europe
Time frame: 20th century
Research interest:

Contemporary dressing history in West Africa and its global implications
Gender and body in postcolonial studies
Body history in transnational relations
Women’s and gender history in the 20th century

SACHSE CAROLA; a. Univ.-Prof.
Department of Contemporary History, Carola.Sachse@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Germany, Central Europe
Time frame: 19th to 20th century
Research interest:

History of social and gender politics in the 19th and 20th century
Company history in Germany 1870-1945
Comparative gender history in Eastern and Western Germany 1945-2000
Relationship between sciences and politics in modern societies
Life sciences in the era of Nationalsocialism
International, transnational, and comparative perspectives in contemporary history

SARR LAMINE Amadou, Lecturer
Department of History; amadou-lamine.sarr@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Africa, West Europe
Time frame: Medieval history in West Africa, 18-20th centuries
Research interest:

Expansion of Islam in West Africa
Transatlantic Slavery from a global perspective
Colonialism, colonial ideology
Imperialism Theories
Nationalism
Movements of Emancipation / Decolonisation
Post-Colonialism Theories

SAUER WALTER

SCHICHO, Walter, Univ. Prof.
Institut für Afrikawissenschaften der Universität Wien, walter.schicho@univie.ac.at
Research interest:

African contemorary history and development,
Labour, Poverty and social development,
Aid business
Regional focus: Eastern and Central Africa

SINGH, Simron, Dr.
IFF-Social Ecology
Schottenfeldgasse 29/5
1070 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 522 4000 337
Email: simron.singh@univie.ac.at
Regions: Asia and Europe
Research areas:

society-nature interactions at local scale
Long term socio-ecological research
ecological anthropology
political ecology
ecological economics
environment and development
globalization
disaster studies

SIX Clemens, Dr.
Lecturer, Department for Economic and Social History, University of Vienna
clemens.six@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: South Asia
Time frame: 19-21 century
Research interest:

Modern Indian history
History of modern South Asia from a global perspective
Colonialist discourses
Modernity and globalisation
Religion and politics
Religious fundamentalism
Hindu Nationalism
International Development Cooperation
Development Cooperation and Foreign Policy of the EU

SONDEREGGER ARNO, Univ. Lecturer
Department for African Studies, arno.sonderegger@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: African History, especially West Africa
Time frame: 18-20^th centuries (and sometimes earlier)
Research interest:

history of ideas/cultural history
slavery, slave trade, abolitionism
Eurocentrism, Racism
Historiography

STADLER FRIEDRICH, Associate Professor
Department of Contemporary History, and Vienna Circle Institute
Friedrich.Stadler@univie.ac.at
Regional Focus: Europe and North-America
Time Frame: Modern and Postmodern Age
Research interest:

Intellectual History (Emigration and Exile Studies)
History and Philosophy of Science
The Cultural Exodus from Austria
Transatlantic Interactions in Culture and the Sciences from Hot to Cold War
The Rise of Modern Science in Comparative Perspective (China - Islamic World - Europe)

STIEFEL DIETER, Univ.Prof.DDr.,
Department for Economic and Social History, dieter.stiefel@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Austria and Europe, USA
Time frame: 20th century.
Research interest:

Austrian Political and Economic History
Business History
Bank and Financial History
Global Economic Development
History of Economic Theory

STROHMEIER GERHARD, Ao. Univ.Prof. Dr.,
Urban and Regional Sociology, Lecturer at the WISO and at the Institute for Geography / University of Vienna, Head of Department “Urban and Regional Studies” at the Alps-Adria University Klagenfurt.
Research Focus:

Landscapes
Regional Development
Urban Studies
Public Space in Cities
Cultural Studies

TREMML Birgit Magdalena, Mag., Lecturer
Assistant at the Department of Economic and Social History, University of Vienna
mail: birgit.tremml@univie.ac.at
Research areas:

Global History
Japanese History
The Spanish Overseas Empire
Comparative Social and Economic History: Asia and Europe
Intercultural Relations, diplomacy and communication in the early modern period

UNFRIED BERTHOLD; Univ.Doz.,
Lecturer at the Department for Economic and Social History, berthold.unfried@univie.ac.at
Time focus: 19th to 21st centuries
Research focus:

Guilt and debt: Restitution and compensation for historical injustices in an internationally comparative perspective (Europe, Africa, Latin America; focus on property restitution and compensation)
Forms of political use of history
Experts and networks: historians and development consultants as experts
Practices of institutionalised self-presentation (confession and self-criticism)

VRIES PEER, Univ. -Prof.
Institute for Economic and Social History
Regional focus: global history, in particular the economic history of
Western Europe and Eastern Asia, and the proces of economic
globalisation
Time frame: long-term analysis and in particular the (economic) history of
the early modern era
Research interest:

‘the great divergence’,
early modern economic globalisation,
the role of the state in economic development,
the global history of energy and food

WEBER EKKEHART, Univ. -Prof.
Institut für Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik
Regional focus: Roman and Greek history in a global context
Time frame: classical antiquity
Research interest with regard to global history:

e.g. Die Handelsbeziehungen Roms zum Süd- und Ostasiatischen Raum

WEIGELIN-SCHWIEDRZIK SUSANNE

ZACH MICHAEL, a.o. Univ. -Prof.
Department of African Studies, michael.zach@univie.ac.at
Regional focus: Northeastern Africa
Time frame: Ancient and Medieval history, 19th century
Research interest:

State and society in ancient Sudan
Gender and social structure in ancient Sudan
Economy and Ecology in ancient Sudan
Austria’s participation in the exploration of North-Eastern Africa

ZIMMERMANN SUSAN, Professor of History
Central European University and Lecturer, Institute for Economic and Social History, Vienna University
Regional focus: international history; Hungary in the Habsburg Monarchy; Central Eastern Europe
Time frame: 19th and 20th centuries
Research interest:

Internationalism and global inequality
Global labor policy
Women’s movements, local and global
Welfare and social policy worldwide