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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Contemporary History

Oswald Überegger, Director

+39 0472 014051

Competence Centre for Regional History
Dantestraße 4 - via Dante, 4

Short bio

Studies of history and political science at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck; Mag. Dr. phil.; research assistant, project assistant and research associate at the Universities Innsbruck, Vienna and Hildesheim; since July 2013: Director of the Competence Center for Regional History (ZefüR) of the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano; 2017: Habilitation in Contemporary History; since 2014 Visiting Fellow at the Andrássy University Budapest, at the Institute for Contemporary History Munich-Berlin and at the Institute for History at the University of Vienna; 2020 Visiting Professor for Austrian History at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz


Didactics of History: In-depth Analysis of Selected Topics

12414A · M-STO/04 · LM-85 bis Education German section · DE

Main Research Areas

- Regional Contemporary History (especially Tyrol and the Alpine region)
- Social and Cultural History of the First World War
- Historical Memory Cultures
- "New" Military History, Historical Peace and Conflict Studies
- History of Violence and Genocide