Society, Culture, and Politics in the Habsburg World

Workshop: October 25-27, 2019

Hosted by the Institute for Modern and
Contemporary Historical Research,
Austrian Academy of Sciences

Friday, October 25

18:00 – Greetings and Introductions
19:00 – Conference Dinner

Saturday, October 26

9:00-9:15 – Welcome
9:15-10:45 – Morning Session 1
Anna Adorjáni and László Bence Bari, “‘(National) Minority’: The Emergence of the Concept in International Legal History and in the Habsburg Empire”
Response by Zachary Barr
Anna Huemer, “Hans Ludwig von Kuefstein (1582-1656) and the Constructions of Masculinities in the Austrian Aristocracy”
Response by Anna Parker

10:45-11:15 – Morning Break
11:15-12:45 – Morning Session 2
Robyn Radway, “Ambassador Patrons”
Response by Christoph Würflinger
Phillip Henry, “The Death of the New Socialist Man”
Response by Sanda Hasagić Terzić

12:45-14:15 – Lunch
14:15-15:45 – Afternoon Session 1
Simon Edelmayr, “The Life and Works of Wilhelm Mannagetta (1592-1666)”
Response by Jan Volek
Rose Malloy, “Home/Front, 1900-1920: Population Displacement and Nation-Making in the Northern Adriatic”
Response by László Bence Bari

15:45-16:15 – Afternoon Break
16:15-17:45 – Afternoon Session 2
Christoph Würflinger, “The Encrypted Correspondence of the Imperial Resident in Constantinople: Alexander von Greiffenklau zu Vollrads (1643-45)”
Response by Robyn Radway
Ambika Natarajan, “Vagrant Servants as Disease Vectors: Regulation of Maidservants in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna”
Response by Lisa Brunner

Sunday, October 27

9:30-11:00 – Morning Session 1
Jan Volek, “Making Erasmus Speak Czech: Patronage and Production of the 1533 Czech Translation of the New Testament”
Response by Simon Edelmayr
Sanda Hasagić Terzić, “Reports on Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Austro-Hungarian Press (1878-1903)”
Response by Phillip Henry

11:00-11:30 – Morning Break
11:30-13:00 – Morning Session 2
Anna Parker, “The Wedding Girdle: Women, Marriage, and Property in Renaissance Prague”
Response by Anna Huemer
Zachary Barr, “Ernst Mach’s Popular Science, 1865-1896”
Response by Anna Adorjáni