Markus Jeitler studied history and pre-historic and early history at the University of Vienna. He worked in cultural education and on a number of archaeological projects from 1993 to 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he was employed at the Commission for Art History at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in the framework of the research project ‘Die Wiener Hofburg 1521–1705’. He worked freelance from 2010 and collaborated with the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History in 2016. In 2017, he was employed at the Department of Art History at the Institute of Art History and Musicology at the Austrian Academy and joined the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History in 2018. Since september 2020 he has been working for the research units History of the Habsburg Monarchy and Art History.
Period: Middle Ages, early modern era
Area: Central Europe
Topics: Habsburg representation, Austrian history, primary source study, historical building research, medieval history, modern history