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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Researchers with a fixed-term contract | Contemporary History

Oswald Überegger, Director

+39 0472 014051

Competence Centre for Regional History

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

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 Research
- History of Violence and Genocide


Oswald Überegger will be a visiting professor at the Institute of History at the University of Graz in the spring semester of 2020 and is therefore only partially reachable. In urgent matters, please contact the secretariat of the Competence Center for Regional History: