Book series "Social and economic history studies"

The publication series "Sozial- und wirtschaftshistorische Studien" has been anchored at the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Vienna since 1972 and is published by Böhlau Wien.

Managing editors: Michaela Hafner and Annemarie Steidl

Editors: Franz X. Eder, Peter Eigner, Thomas Ertl, Michaela Hohkamp, Clemens Jobst, Andrea Komlosy, Patrick Kupper, Erich Landsteiner, Ernst Langthaler, Margareth Lanzinger, Juliane Schiel, Annemarie Steidl und Brigitte Studer

Scientific Advisory Board: Birgit Bolognese-Leuchtenmüller, Ernst Bruckmüller, Alois Ecker, Josef Ehmer, Herbert Knittler, Michael Mitterauer, Andrea Pühringer, Reinhard Sieder, Hannes Stekl, Dieter Stiefel

Mission statement

The "Social and economic history studies" have a cross-epochal, transdisciplinary and international orientation.

The special interest of the series is in social and economic changes, processes and contexts in global and national as well as in regional and local perspectives up to the present. Social and economic phenomena are understood in their interdependencies, socio-cultural linkages and political implications. Openness to quantitative and qualitative approaches has characterised social and economic history studies since its beginnings. At the same time, the series sees itself as a forum that offers space for new theoretical and methodological, conceptual and empirical challenges.

Relevant monographs and anthologies are published in the series.
The manuscripts are peer-reviewed.


If you would like to submit your manuscript for the series, please send a short synopsis and a table of contents about the content to the editorial office:
Michaela Hafner, contact:


Volumes available at Böhlau Verlag Wien (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht / Brill publishing house)

List of all volumes published since 1972 (PDF, in German)