Berthold Molden, 2005-2010

Current web address at the Department of History at the University of Vienna

Born in Vienna/Austria on 8 February 1974

Until end of February 2010 Co-ordinating Researcher, Research Field "Historical Representations of the Cold War at European Borders"

  • 2005 PhD at the University of Vienna
  • 1999 M.A. at the University of Vienna
Work experience
  • Since 2005 Coordinating researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres
  • Since 2006 Lecturer at the Institute for History at the University of Vienna
  • 03-06/2009 Research Fellowship at the International Research Centre for Cultural Sciences, Vienna
  • 04-05/2008 Research Scholar at the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 2007 Michael Mitterauer-Price for Social, Cultural and Economic History (Förderungspreis)
  • 05-12/2004 Conceptual work for the theoretic and methodological design of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres
  • 08/2001-08/2003 Ph.D.-scholarship (DOC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 07-12/2002 and 01-06/2004 Junior Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
  • 2001-2002 Visiting Colaborater at the Asociación para el Avance de las Ciencias Sociales, Guatemala
  • 10/2000-10/2001 Researcher in the research project of the Austrian Historical Commission: „The analysis of the practical execution of the relevant social law regarding §§ 500 ff ASVG“ (social security claims of NS-victims)

Selected publications

  • Molden, Berthold: 1968, Vietnam, the New Left and the Holocaust: How the Cold War changed discourse on genocide, in: Assmann, Aleida/Conrad Sebastian (eds.): Memories in an age of globalization, New York, Routledge 2010 (to be published)
  • Molden, Berthold: Die österreichischen Medien im Kalten Krieg, in: Rauchensteiner, Manfried (ed.): Zwischen den Blöcken. Österreich im Kalten Krieg, Vienna: Böhlau 2010 (to be published)
  • Molden, Berthold: The Cold War in the European Memory Matrix, in: Blaive, Muriel/ Gerbel, Christian/Lindenberger, Thomas (eds.): Clashes in European Memory. The Case of Communist Repression and the Holocaust, Innsbruck: StudienVerlag 2009 (to be published)
  • Blaive, Muriel/Molden, Berthold: Grenzfälle. Österreichische und tschechische Erfahrungen am Eisernen Vorhang, Weitra: Bibliothek der Provinz 2009 [also published in Czech]
  • Molden, Berthold: Vietnam und der Holocaust. Die transnationalen Proteste gegen den Vietnamkrieg als Wende im Genoziddiskurs, in: Kastner, Jens/ Mayer, David (eds.): Weltwende 1968. Ein Jahr aus globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive, Vienna: Mandelbaum 2008, 83-97
  • Molden, Berthold: Mnemohegemonics. Geschichtspolitik und Erinnerungskultur im Ringen um Hegemonie, in: Berthold Molden / David Mayer (eds.): Vielstimmige Vergangenheiten. Geschichtspolitik in Lateinamerika (Atención, Vol. 12), Vienna: LIT 2009, 31-56
  • Molden, Berthold: Geschichtspolitik und Demokratisierung in Guatemala. Historiographie, Nachkriegsjustiz und Entschädigung 1996-2005 („Investigaciones“, Volume 9), Vienna: LIT 2007
  • Molden, Berthold: Die Debatte um David Stolls Menchú-Kritik: Vom US-Akademiker-Streit zur geschichtspolitischen Kontroverse in Guatemala, in: Lateinamerika Analysen 7, February 2004 (Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde Hamburg), pp. 3-28

More extensive list of publications

List of teaching and conference papers

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