The Austrian Academy of Sciences in the 20th Century

In Cooperation with o. Univ. Prof. Dr. Mitchell G. Ash (Institute of History, University of Vienna) and the Archive of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Mag. Dr. Stefan Sienell, Mag. Petra Aigner)

The project has as its basic approach a novel view of the Academy as an institution in the academic field, which conforms to specific preconditions and logics of action. Research covers the scopes of action and the strategies of negotiation of the various actors and interest groups.  The project focuses on continuities and transformation of and in institutional, personal and scientific issues against the background of the political caesurae in Austria in the course of the 20th century.


Lead Researchers:
Johannes Feichtinger
Heidemarie Uhl

Rosemarie Burgstaller
Dieter Hecht

Limited Third-Party-Funding (City of Vienna MA 7 – Science)

2010/01/03 – 2022/31/12