Arno Strohmeyer is Institute Director and Director of Research for the Unit Digital Historiography and Editions. He is also Professor of Modern History at the Department of History at the University of Salzburg.
Arno Strohmeyer studied history and ethnology at the University of Vienna and received his PhD in 1992. From 1994 to 1996, he worked as a researcher on the project ‘Edition der Korrespondenz der Kaiser mit ihren Gesandten in Spanien’ funded by the Austrian Science Fund at the University of Vienna. From 1996 to 2001, he was a researcher at the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) in Leipzig, and from 2001 to 2007 research associate at the Department of History at the University of Bonn where he completed his habilitation in 2004. In 2006, Arno Strohmeyer was visiting professor at the Department of History at the University of Vienna and was appointed Professor of Modern History at the University of Salzburg in 2007. From 2011 to 2015, he was head of the Department of History at the University of Salzburg. He was called to the University of Vienna in 2012 but declined the post. He has been a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2013. He was Research and Deputy Director of the INZ rep. IHB from April 2017 to March 2021. He has been Institute Director since April 2021.
Period: early modern period
Area: Habsburg Monarchy, Holy Roman Empire, Ottoman Empire, East Central Europe, Europe
Topics: cultural history of diplomacy, peacekeeping and conflict management, systems of government and political participation, politics and religion, history of historiography, historical source editions
Digital Scholarly Edition of Habsburg-Ottoman Diplomatic Sources 1500–1918
FWF-Projekt The Mediality of Diplomatic Communication: Habsburg Envoys in Constantinople in the middle of the 17th Century
FWF-Projekt Travelogues: Fremdwahrnehmungen in Reiseberichten 1500–1876 – Eine computergestützte Analyse