Lisa Brunner


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Lisa Brunner is a research associate in the research unit Digital Historiography and Editions.

Brief Biography

Studied History and History of Art at the University of Salzburg, Master’s dissertation in 2019 on The Internuntiature of Johann Rudolf Schmid zu Schwarzenhorn, 1649. An Historical-Critical Edition of the Secret Report and Final Relation. Member of the FWF research project “The Mediality of Diplomatic Communication. Habsburg Envoys in Constantinople in the Mid-17th Century” at the University of Salzburg from 2019–2020. Research assistant during Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees for the “Modern History” unit at the Department of History, University of Salzburg. Several internships at archives, including the Archdiocese of Salzburg, the Linz Diocese Archive,  the Salzburg State Archive and the Upper Austrian State Archive.

Research Interests

Period: the Early Modern period
Area: the Holy Roman Empire, the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, East-Central Europe
Topics: Habsburg–Ottoman relations, cultural history of diplomacy, (digital) source editions, pictorial sources

Selected Publications

  • Lisa Brunner / Martin Krickl / Christoph Würflinger, Tagungsbericht: On the Way into the Unknown? Comparative Perspectives on the “Orient” in (Early) Modern Travelogues, 28.11.2019 – 30.11.2019 Wien, in: H-Soz-Kult 07.03.2020, online unter:
  • Lisa Brunner, Habsburgisch-osmanisches Konfliktmanagement im 17. Jh., in: Arno Strohmeyer / Georg Vogeler, Hg., Quellen zur habsburgischosmanischen Diplomatie in der Neuzeit. Die Internuntiatur des Johann Rudolf Schmid zum Schwarzenhorn (1649): Reisebericht, Instruktionen, Korrespondenz, Berichte, Salzburg / Graz 2019, online unter:
  • Lisa Brunner, Die „Kleidung“ der Diplomatie. Die Bedeutung der Kaftane in der habsburgisch-osmanischen Diplomatie, in: historioPLUS 4 (2017), 1–31, online unter: