Dipl.-Kffr. MMag. Dr.

Marion Romberg

marion.romberg(at)oeaw.ac.at  
+43-1-51581-7324

Marion Romberg is a member of the research unit History of the Habsburg Monarchy and head of the project „"The Viennese Court – A prosopographical Portal" (VieCPro).

Brief Biography


Marion Romberg studied Art History and History at the University of Vienna and Business Administration in Germany, New Zealand and England. In 2015 she got her PhD in History from the University of Vienna. She was a fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation and project member in three FWF projects "Empress and Empire. Ceremonial, Media and Rule 1550 to 1740" (ÖAW, IHB), „Continent Allegories in the Baroque Age" (Univ. Vienna) and "The Diaries and Tagzettel of Cardinal Ernst Adalbert von Harrach (1598-1667). Edition and Commentary" (Univ. Vienna). Since 2017 she has been teaching at the University of Vienna's Department of History and in 2020/2021 at the University of Bonn's Department of History. From 2010 to 2020 she was editor of the scientific portal Habsburg Discussion Network and has been a board member of the Austrian Society for 18th Century Studies since 2008.

Research Interests


Period: 16th to 18th centuries.
Area: Southern Germany, Habsburg Monarchy
Topics: cultural history, historical visual culture, history of everyday life and piety (especially fraternities), history of ideas and mentalities, baroque frescoes, representation of dynastic women, digital humanities, Viennese Court

Selected Publications


Further Publications

Books

Books

  • Marion Romberg: Die Welt im Dienst des Glaubens. Erdteilallegorien in Dorfkirchen auf dem Gebiet des Fürstbistums Augsburg im 18. Jahrhundert, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner 2017.
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Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

  • Marion Romberg Julian Lahner (ed.): Kirche und Klöster zwischen Aufklärung und administrativen Reformen, ÖGE18-Jahrbuch "Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert und Österreich," 36, Wien: Böhlau-Verlag 2021.
  • Marion Romberg (ed.): Queens and Empresses in the Courtly Public Sphere from the 17th to the 20th Century, Brill's Studies on Art, Art History, and Intellectual History, 56, Leiden: Brill 2021.
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Articles

Articles

  • Marion Romberg: Queens and Empresses in the Courtly Public Sphere from the 17th to the 20th Century – An Introduction., in: Marion Romberg (ed.): Queens and Empresses in the Courtly Public Sphere from the 17th to the 20th Century, Brill's Studies on Art, Art History, and Intellectual History, 56, Leiden: Brill 2021, S. 1–28.
  • Marion Romberg: An Early Modern Empress Consort's Role in the Courtly Public Sphere: Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg and her Media Appearance in Single-Sheet Prints and Medals between 1676 and 1687." , in: Marion Romberg (ed.): Queens and Empresses in Courtly Public Spheres from the 17th to the 20th Century, Brill's Studies on Art, Art History, and Intellectual History, 56, Leiden: Brill 2021.
  • Marion Romberg: Was Ihro Hochwürden bauen, darf jedermann sehen“ – Die Allegorien der vier Erdteile im Benediktinerkloster St. Mang, Zeitschrift für bayerische Landesgeschichte82 (2020), S. 447-474.
  • Maximilian Kaiser Marion Romberg: The Viennese Court. A Prosopographical Portal. Eine Projektvorschau auf ein Referenz- und Nachschlageportal zum Wiener Hof von Leopold I. bis Franz II. (I.), Mitteilungen der Residenzen-Kommission der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen: Stadt und Hof9 (2020), S. 43-52.
  • Marion Romberg: The Visible Church. The Discourse on an Ecclesia Triumphans and the Four Continents in Parish Churches of Baroque Southern German, in: Maryanne Cline Horowitz – Louise Arizzoli (ed.): Bodies and Maps: Early Modern Personifications of the Continents, Intersections, 73, Brill 2020, S. 275–312.
  • Borislav Chernev et al.: Habsburg Discussion Network - A digital pioneer looking back and forward, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts33.
  • Maps, Timelines, Search Features and Indices ⎯ Digital Tools in the Continent Allegories Database, in: Thomas Wallnig – Marion Romberg – Joelle Weiß (ed.): Digital Eighteenth Century: Central European Perspectives, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts, Wien: Böhlau, S. 31-48.
  • Marion Romberg: Did Europe exist in the Parish before 1800? The Allegory of Europe and her three Siblings in Folk Culture, in: Isabella Walser-Bürgler – Clementina Marsico – Nicolaus Detering (ed.): Contesting Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Early Modern Discourses of Europe (15th–18th Century),, Intersections, Band: 67, Leiden: Brill, S. 77-103.
  • Marion Romberg: Die Sakralisierung des Landkapitels Weilheim – Entstehung eines „in seinem Wesen reichere[n], glän-zendere[n] Kult[es], in: Thomas Aigner – Werner Telesko (ed.): Die Sakralisierung der Landschaft in Mitteleuropa – Inbesitznahme und Gestaltung im Zeichen der Gegenreformation, Beiträge zur Kirchengeschichte Niederösterreichs 21 = Geschichtliche Beilagen zum St. Pöltner Diözesanblatt 38),, St. Pölten, S. 288-310.
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Other Publications

Other Publications

  • Marion Romberg: Drace-Francis, Alex, European Identity. A Historical Reader, Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2013; 238 pp.; 25.99 GBP; 9780230243293, European History QuarterlyVol. 48, Issue 2, 2018 (2018), S. 335-336.
  • Marion Romberg: Der Ovalsaal im Schloss HacklbergPassau, ohne Datum.
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Publications


Empresses and Queens in the Courtly Public Sphere from the 17th to the 20th Century


 

(gem. mit Th. Wallnig und Joelle Weiß), Digital Eighteenth Century: Central European Perspectives


 

Die Welt im Dienst des Glaubens. Erdteilallegorien in Dorfkirchen auf dem Gebiet des Fürstbistums Augsburg im 18. Jahrhundert