Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Weber MA (UCL) MAS Akademischer Politischer Bildner

E-Mail: wolfgangsta@aon.at
 

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Education and Work Experience

  • Study of History and Pedagogics, Philosophy, Psychology (Joint Degree), New Methods in History: Computing, Oral History, Semiology und Imagology, Civic Studies, Oral History, Records and Archives Management (International) at the Universities of Innsbruck, Salzburg, Wien, Klagenfurt, FU Berlin, Essex and London (UCL); Mag. Phil 1989; Diploma in Oral History 1991, Diploma in Civic Studies 1992, Dr. phil 1994, Master of Arts 1999, Master of Advanced Studies 2003
  • University of Innsbruck, Venia docendi in Contemporary History 2005
  • 1994-2010 Senior Archivist at the Vorarlberger Landesarchiv in Bregenz (A)
  • 1997 Call to Senior Lecturer for Local History at the University of Derby (UK); 2005 Call to Professor for History and Civic Studies at the Teacher Training College Vorarlberg (A)
  • since 2011 Leiter der Abteilung Gesellschaft, Soziales, Integration beim Amt der Vorarlberger Landesregierung

 
Fields of Research and Teaching

Austrian History in the 20th Century (Denazification, Political Parties, Parlamentarism, Campaigns and Elections, Social Movements), Life Stories, Sports History, Oral History, Local History

 
Professional Services

  • 1997-2000 Academic Adviser to the EU Project European Patterns. Links and Comparisons in Contemporary History
  • 1997-2005 Member of the International Editorial Board of the European Sports History Review (Frank Cass Publishers)
  • 2003-2006 Member of the International Editorial Board of Auto/Biography. An International & Interdisciplinary Journal (Arnold Publishers)
  • 2008 ff Member of the International Editorial Board of Zeitgeschichte

 
Honors, Awards & Fellowships

  • 1996 Ludwig-Jedlicka-Award for Outstandig Academic Efforts in the Field of Austrian History in the 19th and 20th Century
  • 2001 Award of the Dr.-Emmi-Herzberger-Stiftung for Outstanding Works in Foreign Languages

 
Memberships

  • 1992-2009 Board Member and Vice President of the Local History Association Rheticus in Feldkirch
  • 1994-1995 Member of the Working Group Education of the International Lake Constance Association
  • 1996-2000 Board Member of the Association for Foreigners in Vorarlberg
  • 1998-2007 Board Member of the Association for Legal History in Wien

 
Selected Publications

  • Von Silbertal nach Sobibor. Über Josef Vallaster und den Nationalsozialismus im Montafon (=Schriftenreihe der Rheticus Gesellschaft 48), Feldkirch, Rheticus 2008
  • Befreiung und Restauration. Die Protokolle des Vorarlberger Landesausschusses aus dem Jahr 1945 (=Quellen zur Geschichte Vorarlbergs 6), Regensburg, Roderer Verlag 2005
  • Hobelspäne. Landtagswahlkämpfe, Parteien und Politiker in Vorarlberg von 1945 bis 1969 (=Schriftenreihe der Rheticus Gesellschaft 43), Györ, Rheticus 2004
  • ‚Mass of Trash’ or ‚Veins of Gold’? An Investigative Report on the Relationship Between Oral History and Archives, Regensburg, Roderer Verlag 2000
  • gem. mit Jürgen Weber: "Jeder Betrieb eine rote Festung!" Die KPÖ in Vorarlberg 1920-1956 (=Schriftenreihe der Rheticus Gesellschaft 32), Dornbirn, Rheticus 1994 

Detailed list of publications

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