Dr. Julia Heinemann

Room: ZG201.79
Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41315

eMail: julia.heinemann@univie.ac.at

Co-director of the interdisciplinary research group DisAbility Studies


Podcast „Aus dem Elfenbeinturm“ (with Julia Gebke): elfenbeinturm.podigee.io

Education

  • 2004-2008 Bachelor of Arts in History and Romance Studies (French/Italian), Universität Osnabrück and Université d`Angers (2006/2007)
  • 2008-2011 Master of Arts in History with a focus on the Early Modern period, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2011-2017 Research assistant, Universität Zürich, Doctoral program in History
  • 2017 PhD (Universität Zürich), title of thesis: "Ceux que j`ai faits. Verwandtschaft und Herrschaft der Königinmutter Catherine de Médicis (1560-1589)"
  • Since 2018 Postdoc, Universität Wien


Research interests

  • Early Modern European History
  • Historical Anthropology
  • History of the Body
  • Dis/ability Studies
  • Gender History
  • Military labour
  • New Kinship Studies

Projects

  • Habilitation project: „In/valid. Shifting Concepts of War Disabilities in the Habsburg Monarchy, c. 1670–1780“ (working title)
  • Historical Categorization and concepts of dis/ability, in/capacity to work and human bodies
  • Early Modern DisAbility History

 Selected recent publications

  • Conceptualizing Kinship in Sixteenth Century Political Theories. Bodin’s and Hotman’s Ideas of Monarchy, in: Erdmute Alber, David Sabean, Simon Teuscher, Tatjana Thelen (eds.): The Politics of Making Kinship: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives (forthcoming, Berghahn 2022).
  • Special Issue: Gender, War and Coerced Labour, Labor History (forthcoming, 2022). Call for Proposals, (co-edited with Anders Ahlbäck, Christine de Matos, Fia Sundevall).
  • Motion Pictures of the Royal Family. Making Kinship Relations and Political Concepts Visible in the Letters of Catherine de Médicis, Henri III and François d’Anjou, in: French Historical Studies 44, 2 (2021), p. 191-216. doi.org/10.1215/00161071-8806426.
  • Verwandtsein und Herrschen. Die Königinmutter Catherine de Médicis und ihre Kinder in Briefen, 1560–1589, Heidelberg 2020 (Pariser Historische Studien 118). doi.org/10.17885/heiup.691.
  • Special Issue: DisAbility in Early Modern Europe, Frühneuzeit-Info 31, 2020 (co-edited with Julia Gebke): www.univie.ac.at/disabilitystudies/specialissue/
  • Dealing with Definitional Voids. DisAbility in Early Modern Europe, in: Frühneuzeit-Info 31 (2020), p. 5-17 (with Julia Gebke).
  • Negotiating Physical Kinship. Blood, Pain and the Belly in Letters of the French Royal Family (Sixteenth Century), in: Quaderni Storici 165, 3 (2020), p. 705-732. DOI: 10.1408/100607.
  • Von der ‚Aneignung’ zur ‚Rekursion’. Drei Reflexionen zu Caroline Arnis Aufruf, in: Historische Anthropologie 27, 2 (2019), p. 281-295 (with Margareth Lanzinger and Juliane Schiel). doi.org/10.7788/hian.2019.27.2.281.
  • Von Impotenz, Schönheit und Komplexion. Körper in Eheanbahnungen in den Briefen des französischen Gesandten Raymond de Fourquevaux am spanischen Hof (1565–1572), in: Frühneuzeit-Info 57 (2018), p. 57-74.

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