Thomas Winkelbauer#

Thomas Winkelbauer
Membership Number:3217
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2010-now: Director of the Institute of Austrian Historical Research (Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung), Vienna
  • 2007-now: Full Professor of Austrian History (History of the Habsburg Monarchy) at the History Department (Institut für Geschichte) at the University of Vienna
  • 2007-2008 Head of the History Department (Institutsvorstand), University of Vienna
  • 1998-2007: Associate Professor of Austrian History at the History Department, University of Vienna
  • Winter Term 1998/99 Visiting Professor at the University of Salzburg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Political, administrative, financial, social and cultural history of the Habsburg Monarchy (1526-1918, esp. Early Modern Period)
  • History of the nobility in the Austrian and Bohemian Lands, 16th--18th centuries
  • Administration of the estates of noble landlords in Austria and Moravia, 1600 until 1848
  • History of the postal system of the Habsburg Monarchy, 16th--18th centuries
  • History of the modern historiography of the Habsburg Monarchy

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 elected Ordinary Member (Wirkliches Mitglied) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 elected Ordinary Member (Ordentliches Mitglied) of the History Commission at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 elected Corresponding Member (Korrespondierendes Mitglied) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Honorary doctor’s degree of the University of Brno (Masarykova univerzita v Brně)
  • 2002 elected Member of Collegium Carolinum (Munich)

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