Arno Strohmeyer is Director of Research and the Institute's Deputy Director. He heads the research 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 and Director of Research and Deputy Director of the Institute of Modern and Contemporary History since 2017.
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