PD Dr. phil.

Johannes Feichtinger

Tel.   (+43 1) 515 81 – 3315 

johannes.feichtinger(at)oeaw.ac.at

Biography


Born 1967 in Hartberg/Styria.
M.A.-level studies in History and German Philology at Graz University. Ph.D. in History, 1999. Habilitation in Modern History at the University of Vienna, 2011. Collaboration on the Wiener Ausgabe of Wittgenstein at the Wittgenstein Archive, Cambridge. Collaboration in the research projects, sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund: Styria under British Occupation 1945–1955, Austrian Refugee Scholars, and on the Special Research Program Modernity. Vienna and Central Europe around 1900. Visiting professorships at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) (Fall and Spring-Term, 1999/2000), and the University of Vienna (Fall and Summer-Term, 2016/2017). 2001 to 2004 Lecturer at the History Department of Graz University. Since 2010 Lecturer at the History Department of the University of Vienna. Since 2004 permanent senior research associate at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW).

Areas of Specialization


Intellectual history and history of science global and regional (18th–20th century), History of the Habsburg Monarchy and Austria (17th–20th century), Studies in Culture (Postcolonial Theory, Memory & Identity)

Responsibilities at IKT


Coordinator of the cluster Cultures of Knowledge, Basic Research, Workshops, Conception ernst mach forum and other project-related events

Publications (selection)


Wissenschaft als reflexives Projekt. Von Bolzano über Freud zu Kelsen: Österreichische Wissenschaftsgeschichte 1848–1938, Bielefeld 2010
Wissenschaft zwischen den Kulturen. Österreichische Hochschullehrer in der Emigration 1933–1945, Frankfurt a. M.–New York 2001

(ed. with Heidemarie Uhl), Die Akademien der Wissenschaften in Zentraleuropa im Kalten Krieg. Transformationsprozesse im Spannungsfeld von Abgrenzung und Annäherung, Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 2018
(ed. with F. L. Fillafer, J. Surman), The Worlds of Positivism. A Global Intellectual History, 1770–1930, New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2018
(ed. with Klaus Taschwer, Stefan Sienell, Heidemarie Uhl), Experimental Biology in the Vienna Prater. On the History of the Institute for Experimental Biology 1902 to 1945. With a Preface by Anton Zeilinger, Wien 2016
(ed. with  Heidemarie Uhl), Habsburg neu denken. Vielfalt und Ambivalenz in Zentraleuropa. 30 kulturwissenschaftliche Stichworte, Wien–Köln–Weimar 2016
(ed. with  Gary B. Cohen), Understanding Multiculturalism. The Habsburg Central European Experience, Oxford–New York 2014 (Pb 2017) (Austrian and Habsburg Studies 17).
(ed. with  Herbert Matis, Stefan Sienell, Heidemarie Uhl), The Academy of Sciences in Vienna 1938 to 1945, Wien 2014
(ed. with J. Hodkinson, J. Walker, S. Mazumdar), Deploying Orientalism in Culture and History. From Germany to Central and Eastern Europe. Rochester – New York 2013
(ed. with J. Heiss), Der erinnerte Feind, Wien 2013 (Kritische Studien zur »Türkenbelagerung« 2);
(ed. with J. Heiss), Geschichtspolitik und »Türkenbelagerung«, Wien 2013 (Kritische Studien zur »Türkenbelagerung« 1)
(ed. with M. Csáky), Europa – geeint durch Werte. Die europäische Wertedebatte auf dem Prüfstand der Geschichte, Bielefeld 2007
(ed. with H. Mitterbauer), Moderne. Kulturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 1 (2005). Vernetzungen, Innsbruck u.a. 2005
(ed. together with U. Prutsch and M. Csáky), Habsburg postcolonial. Machtstrukturen und kollektives Gedächtnis, Innsbruck a.o. 2003

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