Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Arno Strohmeyer, MA

arno.strohmeyer(at)oeaw.ac.at
+43-1-51581-7311
 

Arno Strohmeyer is Director of Research and the Institute's Deputy Director. He heads the Digital Historiography Unit. He is also . Professor of Modern History at the Department of History at the University of Salzburg.

Brief Biography


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.

Research Interests


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

Selected Publications


  • Die Habsburgerreiche 1555-1740: Herrschaft – Gesellschaft – Politik, Darmstadt 2012.
  • Svoboda politike in moč vere. Študije o politični kulturi deželnih stanov habsburške monarhije v času verskih vojn (ok. 1550-ok. 1650), [Politische Freiheit und Glaubenszwang. Studien zur politischen Kultur der österreichischen Stände im konfessionellen Zeitalter (ca. 1550-ca.1650], Ljubljana 2011.
  • Deutsche Reichstagsakten. Reichsversammlungen 1556-1662. Der Reichstag zu Regensburg 1567 und der Reichskreistag zu Erfurt 1567 (Deutsche Reichstagsakten. Reichsversammlungen 1556-1662. Hrsg. von der Historischen Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften durch Maximilian Lanzinner), München 2007 [gemeinsam mit W. Wagner und J. Leeb].
  • Konfessionskonflikt und Herrschaftsordnung: Widerstandsrecht bei den österreichischen Ständen (1550-1650), Mainz 2006, Mainz 2006.
  • Frieden und Konfliktmanagement in interkulturellen Räumen. Das Osmanische Reich und die Habsburgermonarchie in der Frühen Neuzeit, (Forschungen zur Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Mitteleuropa, 45), Stuttgart 2013 [gemeinsam mit N. Spannenberger].

Further Publications

Books

Books

Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

Articles

Articles

Other Publications

Other Publications

Downloads


Projects


FWF-Project “The Mediality of Diplomatic Communication: Habsburg Envoys in Constantinople in the middle of the 17th Century“ (2017-2021)

FWF-Project "Travelogues: Perceptions of the Other 1500–1876 – A Computerized Analysis"