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Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Modern and Contemporary Historical Research
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Cultural History, History of Piety, Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Fraternities, Empresses, Habsburg History
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About Me

Current position:

project member in the FWF-project “Empress and Reich. Ceremonial, media and rule from 1550 to 1740/45 ” at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna), head of project: Katrin Keller, 2017–2019

since 2017 lecturer at the University of Vienna’s Department of History

Education: degrees in Business Studies (Dipl.-Kffr.), Art history (Mag. Phil.), & History (Mag. phil., Dr. phil.)

PhD: in History on the interdisciplinary topic „Continent allegories in parish churches in Southern Germany“, finished 2015

Published PhD-thesis: Die Welt im Dienst des Glaubens. Erdteilallegorien in Dorfkirchen auf dem Gebiet des Fürstbistums Augsburg im 18. Jahrhundert, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2017 (628 pages).

Research Projects:

  • 2017 scholarship of the Gerda Henkel Foundation (Düsseldorf) “Baroque Fraternities as patrons of arts in parish churches”, Vienna, head of project: Marion Romberg
  • 2012–2016 “Continent Allegories in the Baroque Age” (online:, FWF-project; Univ. of Vienna; head of project: Wolfgang Schmale
  • 2007–2010 “The diaries of Cardinal Ernst Adalbert von Harrach (1598–1667). Edition and Commentary “, FWF-project; Univ. of Vienna; head of project: Thomas Winkelbauer & Katrin Keller
  • 2007 curatorial assistance in the „Late Titian and the Sensuality of Painting“ (Vienna, KHM and Venice, Gallerie dell’Accademia) and „Arcimboldo (1526-1593) (Paris, Musée du Luxembourg and Vienna, KHM) exhibitions, Kunsthistorisches Museum, picture gallery, head of project: Sylvia Ferino-Pagden


Further information offers also her homepage:

Recent Publications

For a list of all publications and talks see

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Austria, Germany
Expertise by Geography
Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
2, 3, 4, 6
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Local & Regional, Religion