Veronika Hyden-Hanscho is employed in the research unit History of the Habsburg Monarchy and Elise-Richter fellow of the FWF for the project "Income, Management and Economic Thinking". From 2013 to 2017 she was research associate on the project "The House of Arenberg and the Habsburg Monarchy".
Veronika Hyden-Hanscho studied history and German in Graz and Poitiers. She received her PhD at the University of Graz in 2011 – a result of the research project ‘Kulturtransfer vom Südatlantik nach Zentraleuropa, 1640–1740’ funded by the Austrian Science Fund. She held the position of Austrian studies lecturer at the University of Wrocław, Poland, from 2011 to 2013, and was employed as a researcher at the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History at the Austrian Academy of Sciences from 2013 to 2017, responsible for the externally funded project ‘Das Haus Arenberg und die Habsburgermonarchie’.
Period: early modern era, modern era
Area: European history, especially the Habsburg Monarchy
Topics: economic and social history, cultural history, cultural transfer, research on aristocracy, material culture, migration, social network analysis, fiscal-military state