Univ. Prof. Dr. Margareth Lanzinger

Teaching

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Room: ZG 201.78 (main building, staircase VI)
Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41369

Office hours by agreement
Email: margareth.lanzinger@univie.ac.at


Professor of Economic and Social History from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Vice-head of department

Speaker for the Research Group “Figurations of Inequality”

Speaker for the research cluster "Social and Economic Spaces" of the Doctoral School of the Faculty of History and Cultural Studies, together with Clemens Jobst

Editor of the Journal "Historische Anthropologie. Kultur – Gesellschaft – Alltag" with Mario Keller, Erich Landsteiner and Brigitta Schmidt-Lauber (March 2020–February 2024)

Coordinator of the International Research Network "Gender Differences in the History of European Legal Cultures"

Research Interests

  • Historical Anthropology, Microhistory, Gender History
  • Kinship, Family and Marriage
  • Property and Wealth, Inheritance Practices and Marital Property Regimes
  • Cultural History of Administration
  • The Making of Heroes and Heroines
  • Historiographic Topics

Projects

  • Noble Siblings: Wealth Arrangements & Social Configurations from the Sixteenth to the
    Eighteenth Century, funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (2021-2024),
    Research Associates: Florian Andretsch BA, MA und Claudia Rapberger BA,MA
  • Follow-up project: The Role of Wealth in Defining and Constituting Kinship Spaces from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century, funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (2020-2023), Research Associates: Dr. Janine Maegraith, Matthias Donabaum, MPhil.
  • Research Project: The Role of Wealth in Defining and Constituting Kinship Spaces from the 16th to the 18th Century, funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (September 2016–February 2020) Members: Dr. Janine Maegraith, Dr. Birgit Heinzle (March 2017–September 2017), Mag. Johannes Kaska (since October 2017).
  • Book projects:
    • Margareth Lanzinger, Janine Maegraith, Siglinde Clementi, Ellinor Forster and Christian Hagen (eds.), Negotiations of Gender and Property through Legal Regimes (14th–19th Century). Stipulating, Litigating, Mediating, Leiden/Boston: Brill 2021 (in print).
    • Margareth Lanzinger and Raffaella Sarti, Eine Löwin im Kampf gegen Napoleon? Die Konstruktion der Heldin Katharina Lanz, Wien/Köln, Böhlau (2021).

Networks and Activities

Selected recent Publications