Dr. phil.

Elisabeth Großegger

Tel.   (+43 1) 515 81 – 3312
elisabeth.grossegger(at)oeaw.ac.at

Biography

Born in Vienna. Studies in Drama and Romance Philology at Vienna University. Lecturer at the University of Miami, USA, 1978–1981. Since 1982 collaborator at the Austrian Academy of Sciences: at the Institute of Audience Research; at the Commission of Theatre History; since 1999 at the Commission of Culture Studies and History of Theatre and since 2009 also deputy of the Institute of Culture Studies and Theatre History (IKT).

Areas of Specialization

History of Theatre of Vienna and Festivity Culture (18th to 20th century), "Avant-garde", “Burgtheater“ and its Audience, Prinz Eugen on Stage.

Responsibilities at IKT

Basic Research, Administration of IKT (budget, library, archive), Conferences/Workshops, Associate Director

Books (selection)

Mythos Prinz Eugen. Inszenierung und Gedächtnis. Wien-Köln-Weimar 2014
Gluck und d'Afflisio. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Verpachtung des Burgtheaters, Wien 1995
Freimaurerei und Theater. 1770–1800, Wien–Köln–Graz 1981
Der Kaiser-Huldigungs-Festzug 1908, Wien 1992
Das Burgtheater und sein Publikum. II. Pächter und Publikum, Wien 1989
Theater, Feste, Feiern zur Zeit Maria Theresias 1742–1776, Wien 1987

Spettacolo barocco. Performanz, Translation, Zirkulation, ed. together with A. SOMMER-MATHIS, K. WESSELY. Wien: Hollitzer Verlag 2018
Inszenierung und Gedächtnis. Soziokulturelle und ästhetische Praxis, ed. together with H. BLUME, A. SOMMER-MATHIS, M. RÖSSNER, Bielefeld: Transcript 2014
Teststrecke Kunst. Wiener Avantgarden nach 1945, ed. together with S. MÜLLER, Wien 2012
Jenseits von Grenzen. Translokales, transnationales Gedächtnis, ed. together with M. CSÀKY, Wien: Praesens Verlag 2007
Schauplatz Kultur – Zentraleuropa. Transdisziplinäre Annäherungen, ed. together with J. FEICHTINGER, G. MARINELLI-KÖNIG, P. STACHEL, H. UHL, Gedächtnis – Erinnerung – Identität 7, Innsbruck u.a. 2006

More Publications

list of lectures