Elisabeth Großegger





Tel.   (+43 1) 515 81 – 3312
e-Mail   elisabeth.grossegger@oeaw.ac.at

 

Born in Vienna. Studies in Drama and Romance Philology at Vienna University. Lecturer at the University of Miami, USA, 1978–1981. Since 1982 collaborator at the Austrian Academy of Sciences: at the Institute of Audience Research; at the Commission of History of Theatre; since 1999 at the Commission of Culture Studies and History of Theatre and since 2009 also deputy of the Institute of Culture Studies and Theatre History (IKT).

Responsibilities at IKT
Basic Research, Administration of IKT (budget, library, archive), Conferences/Workshops, Associate Director

Areas of Specialization
History of Theatre of Vienna and Festivity Culture (18th to 20th century), "Avant-garde", “Burgtheater“ and its Audience, Prinz Eugen on Stage.

Books (selection):
Freimaurerei und Theater. 1770–1800, Wien–Köln–Graz 1981; Theater, Feste, Feiern zur Zeit Maria Theresias 1742–1776, Wien 1987; Das Burgtheater und sein Publikum. II. Pächter und Publikum, Wien 1989; Der Kaiser-Huldigungs-Festzug 1908, Wien 1992; Gluck und d'Afflisio. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Verpachtung des Burgtheaters, Wien 1995; Mythos Prinz Eugen. Inszenierung und Gedächtnis. Wien-Köln-Weinmar 2014. 

(ed. together with S. MÜLLER), Teststrecke Kunst. Wiener Avantgarden nach 1945. Wien 2012. (together with M. CSÀKY), Jenseits von Grenzen. Translokales, transnationales Gedächtnis. Wien: Praesens Verlag 2007; (ed. together with J. FEICHTINGER, G. MARINELLI-KÖNIG, P. STACHEL, H. UHL), Schauplatz Kultur – Zentraleuropa. Transdisziplinäre Annäherungen, Innsbruck u.a. 2006 (Gedächtnis – Erinnerung – Identität 7).


Projects at IKT

(1) The Burgtheater. Changes of Artistic Direction 1848–1918. Initial Addresses, Farewell Speeches and Necrologies. The Burgtheater and Its Audience III
(2) The Myth Prince Eugene. Austria’s National Hero as metaphorical Site of Memory
(3) Atlas of the Viennese Avant-garde (AVA)

Publications


since 1999      before 1999

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