Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Ernst Langthaler

Telephone: +43 2742 9005 16246

Office hours: by appointment

Email: ernst.langthaler@ruralhistory.at

Education and Experience

  • 1986 Secondary school teacher (Pädagogische Akademie Krems)
  • 1995 Mag. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 2000 Dr. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 2010 Habilitation for economic and social history (University of Vienna)
  • SS 2010 Guest professor of economic and social history (University of Innsbruck)
  • WS 2010/11-WS 2011/12 Guest professor of economic and social history (University of Vienna)
  • 2010 Secretary of the European Rural History Organisation (EURHO)
  • 2011 Director of the Institute of Rural History (St. Polten)

Areas of Research

  • Agrarian and nutritional history
  • Rural environmental and social history
  • Regional and global history
  • Historical anthropology
  • Social and cultural science methodology

Externally Funded Projects

Selected Publications

  • Sieder, Reinhard and Ernst Langthaler (eds.). Globalgeschichte 1800-2010. Vienna/Cologne/Weimar 2010.
  • Landsteiner, Erich and Ernst Langthaler (eds.). Agrosystems and Labour Relations in European Rural Societies (Middle Ages–Twentieth Century). Turnhout 2010.
  • Hiebl, Ewald and Ernst Langthaler (eds.). Im Kleinen das Große suchen. Mikrogeschichte in Theorie und Praxis (Jahrbuch für Geschichte des ländlichen Raumes 9). Innsbruck/Vienna/Bozen 2012.
  • Eminger, Stefan and Ernst Langthaler. Niederösterreich. Vom Ersten Weltkrieg bis zur Gegenwart. Innsbruck/Vienna 2013.
  • Amenda, Lars and Ernst Langthaler (eds.). Kulinarische “Heimat” und “Fremde.” Migration und Ernährung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Jahrbuch für Geschichte des ländlichen Raumes 10). Innsbruck/Vienna/Bozen 2013.

List of Publications

Personal Homepage http://homepage.univie.ac.at/ernst.langthaler


  • Information about the pending and completed diploma- and master theses and dissertations