Stefan Malfèr was born in 1949 in Bolzano (Bozen). He studied history and German at the University of Vienna where he received his PhD in 1975. From 1976, he was employed as volume editor, editor and project leader working on the edition ‘The Minutes of the Council of Ministers of Austria and of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy 1848−1918’ at the Austrian East and Southeast Europe Institute, and 2008-2014 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Commission for the History of the Habsburg Monarchy – later the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History / Institute for Habsburg and Balkan Studies). Stefan Malfèr is a member of the Accademia Roveretana degli Agiati (since 2001) and a member of the Commission for Modern Austrian History (since 2009). He has published monographs, co-edited publications and lectured on the history of Austria and Austria’s relations to Italy and Hungary.
Period: 19th and 20th centuries.
Area: Habsburg Monarchy, Republic of Austria, Italy, Hungary
Topics: history of law and administration, Austria’s relations to Hungary and Italy, cultural history
Minutes of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Austria