Institute

Christof Damböck

First Name: 
Christof
Last Name: 
Damböck
Position: 
Student research assistant
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Born in St. Pölten (Lower Austria) in 1988

Education

  • Currently working on the master thesis on 'The Influence of the Austrian Corporative State on the political system in Lower Austria'
  • Since 2007 studies on history (since 2012 contemporary history) and political science at the University of Vienna, focusing on the Austrian political parties, the interwar period and Middle and Eastern Europe
  • Grammar school with focus on musical education in St. Pölten, final exam in 2006 (with distinction)
     

Work experience

Dario Brentin, 2009

First Name: 
Dario
Last Name: 
Brentin
Position: 
Student research assistant
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1984

Education

  • since October 2009: Doctoral programme at the University College London at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies
  • October 2004 to April 2009: Studies of political science and Eastern European history, University of Vienna.
    Specializations: Austria's politics of the past and culture of remembrance; post-Socialist transformation processes in Southeast Europe. Topic of diploma thesis: '
    Geschichte als Selbstbedienungsladen. Über den Gebrauch und Missbrauch von historischen Mythen im Prozess der jugoslawischen Desintegration' [History as a self-service store. About the use and abuse of historical myths in the process of Yugoslav disintegration]
     

Work experience (extract)

Jana Matischok

Title: 
Mag.
First Name: 
Jana
Last Name: 
Matischok
Position: 
Research Management Assistant
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Born 1979 in Lübben/Germany

Academic Background:

  • Since 2010: PhD student at the Institute of Slavonic Studies, University of Vienna (PhD thesis on the Russian-German philosopher and intellectual Fydor A. Stepun, funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences)
  • 2009: Mag. Phil, University of Vienna; Diploma thesis on „Fydor A. Stepun, a representative of Russian Silver Age and Russian Diaspora in Germany. Critical writings on literature, film and theatre.”
  • 2003-2009: Study of Slavonic Studies (Russian), University of Vienna
  • Since 2006: Several research and study stays abroad (Russia, U.S., and South Eastern Europe)
     

Research Interests:

Machteld Venken

Title: 
Dr.
First Name: 
Machteld
Last Name: 
Venken
Position: 
Lise Meitner fellow (FWF)
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Currently on maternity leave.

Born in Antwerp/Belgium on 25 November 1980, one child

Academic Background

  • 2008 Ph.D. in History, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
  • 2004 M.A. in European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • 2003 Master after Master in Policy Economics, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
  • 2002 M.A. in East-European Languages and Cultures, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
  • 2001 B.A. in East-European Languages and Cultures, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium

Work Experience

Heidemarie Weinhäupl

Title: 
Mag.
First Name: 
Heidemarie
Last Name: 
Weinhäupl
Position: 
Researcher
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Currently on educational leave.

Born in Vienna/Austria on 27 January 1975

 

Academic Background

  • Since 2004 PhD studies at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna
  • 2002: M.A. University of Vienna
  • 1995 – 2002: Study of Communication Science, University of Vienna
  • 1997 – 2002: Study of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

Current Positions

Christa Markom

Title: 
Dr.
First Name: 
Christa
Last Name: 
Markom
Position: 
Researcher
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Born in Amstetten/Austria on 21 September 1976


Academic Background

  • 2011 Ph.D. Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna
  • 2002 M.A. Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

Current Positions

  • Since March 2011: Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres in the Project "Migration(s) in textbooks. A critical analysis by students, teachers and researchers", www.migrationen-im-schulbuch.at
  • Since 2005: Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna

Fields of Specialization

Lavinia Snejana Stan

Title: 
Dr.
First Name: 
Lavinia Snejana
Last Name: 
Stan
Position: 
Researcher
Institute: 

Oral History Institute, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Education

  • 2009 Ph.D., International Relations, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 2002 M.A., Management of International Relations, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 2001 M.A., History of Central Europen, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Employment

  • Since May 2008 – senior researcher at the Oral History Institute, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • October 2001 – June 2008 - Ph.D. student at International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 


List of Publications

Books:

Libora Oates-Indruchová

Title: 
Dr. habil.
First Name: 
Libora
Last Name: 
Oates-Indruchová
Position: 
Researcher
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

 

Leader of the research field Communist and Post-Communist Times in Central Europe and coordinator of the project „Border Communities: Microstudies on Everyday Life, Politics and Memory in European Societies From 1945 to the Present

Research interests:

  •  Gender and social change
  •  Cultural representations of gender
  •  Censorship
  •  Narrative research

 

Education:

Brigitta Buchmayr

First Name: 
Brigitta
Last Name: 
Buchmayr
Position: 
Office Manager
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

Christiane Hintermann

Title: 
Dr.
First Name: 
Christiane
Last Name: 
Hintermann
Position: 
Scientific coordinator
Institute: 

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres

born in Villach/Austria on 05 August 1967, one child

Academic Background

  • 1998 Ph.D. University of Vienna
  • 1995 M.A. University of Vienna
  • 1989 – 1995 Study of Geography at the University of Vienna, focusing on migration research
  • 1986 – 1989 Study at the Institute for translators and interpretors at the University of Vienna 

Work Experience