Univ.-Doz. Dr.

Andreas Gottsmann

andreas.gottsmann(at)oeaw.ac.at
 

Andreas Gottsmann is Director of the Austrian Historical Institute in Rome. At the Institute IHB, he is responsible for the volume on cultural history in the series „Die Habsburgermonarchie 1848–1918“.

Brief Biography


Andreas Gottsmann studied history and political sciences in Vienna. From 1989 to 2002, he collaborated on the edition of the Minutes of the Austrian Council of Ministers 1848–1867 at the Austrian East and Southeast Europe Institute, and worked on a research project on the Austrian administration in Venice (1859–1866). He was subsequently employed at the Commission for the History of the Habsburg Monarchy – later the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History. From 2002 to 2007, Andreas Gottsmann was a researcher in modern and contemporary history at the Austrian Historical Institute in Rome. In 2009, he completed his habilitation in Austrian history in Vienna. He was visiting professor for Austrian history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries at the Department of History at the University of Vienna in 2010–2011. He was appointed Director of the Austrian Historical Institute in Rome in December 2013.

Research Interests


Period: 19th century and first half of the 20th century.
Area: Habsburg Monarchy, Italy
Topics: Austrian constitutional and administrative history, relations between the state and church in the Habsburg Monarchy and in the Republic of Austria 1848–1938, issues of language and nationalities, history of the Italians in the Danube Monarchy, Austro-Italian and Austro-Vatican relations in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Selected Publications


  • Staatskunst oder Kulturstaat? Die Kunstpolitik im Selbstverständnis der Donaumonarchie (= Schriftenreihe des Österreichischen Historischen Instituts in Rom 1, Wien – Köln – Weimar 2017)
  • Rom und die nationalen Katholizismen in der Donaumonarchie. Römischer Universalismus, habsburgische Reichspolitik und nationale Identitäten 1878-1914 (= Publikationen des Historischen Instituts beim Österreichischen Kulturforum in Rom, Abhandlungen 16, Wien 2010).
  • Venetien 1859–1866. Österreichische Verwaltung und nationale Opposition (= Zentraleuropastudien 8, Wien 2005).
  • Der Reichstag von Kremsier und die Regierung Schwarzenberg. Die Verfassungsdiskussion des Jahres 1848 im Spannungsfeld zwischen Reaktion und nationaler Frage (Wien–München 1995).

Further Publications

Books

Books

Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

Articles

Articles

Other Publications

Other Publications