Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994
    Master's (Mag. phil.), University of Vienna, Austria

  • Since 1995
    Research projects at the University of Salzburg and the University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1997 – 1998
    Visiting fellowship to the Research Training Group "Identity Research" at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

  • 1999 – 2000
    Junior Fellow at the IFK (international research centre for the cultural sciences), Vienna

  • Since 2000
    External lecturer at the University of Vienna and the University of Salzburg

  • 2001
    Doctorate (Dr. phil.), University of Vienna

  • 2002
    Visiting scholar in the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

  • 2007
    START-Prise from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF)

  • 2008 – 2015
    Director of a European Research Council Starting Grant project

  • 2010
    Visiting researcher in the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 600 Strangeness and Poverty, Trier University

  • 2013 – 2014
    Fellow at the International Research Center Work and Lifecycle in Global History, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2015
    Professor in the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Vienna (2-year contract)

Selected publications

  • Wadauer, S.: Die Tour der Gesellen. Mobilität und Biographie im Handwerk vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt am Main, New York 2005 (= Studien zur Historischen Sozialwissenschaft 30).

  • Wadauer, S.: Diese Frage kommt mir wie ein Gespenst vor. Alter und Generationenbeziehungen in der Autobiographik von Handwerkern. In: Ehmer, J., Gutschner, P. (eds.): Das Alter im Spiel der Generationen. Historische und sozialwissenschaftliche Beiträge. Vienna, Cologne, Weimar 2000. pp. 348-382.

  • Wadauer, S.: Il viaggio di tirocinio e la scrittura dei lavoranti artigiani. Un confronto sistematico. In: Quaderni Storici 106/ a.XXXVI, n.1, April 2001. pp. 91-114.

  • Wadauer, S.: Das Primitive aus der Sicht des Primitiven. Gefahren und Sicherheiten der Großstädte in Reiseberichten von Handwerksgesellen. In: Müller-Richter, K., Kopp, K. (eds.): Die "Großstadt" und das "Primitive". Text, Politik, Repräsentation. Stuttgart, Weimar 2004. pp. 157-174.

  • Wadauer, S.: Journeymen's Mobility and the Guild System: A Space of Possibilities Based on Central European Cases. In: Gadd, I.A., Wallis, P. (eds.): Guilds and Association in Europe, 900-1900. London 2007. pp. 169-186.

  • Wadauer, S.: Betteln - Arbeit - Arbeitsscheu (Wien 1918-1938). In: Althammer, B. (ed): Bettler in der europäischen Stadt der Moderne. Zwischen Barmherzigkeit, Repression und Sozialreform. Frankfurt am Main etc. 2007. pp. 257-300.

  • Wadauer, S.: Betteln und Hausieren verboten? Ambulanter Handel im Wien der Zwischenkriegszeit. In: Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook 1/2007. pp. 181-203.

  • Wadauer, S.: Ökonomie und Notbehelfe in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren. In: Melichar, P., Lanthaler, E., Eminger, S. (eds.): Niederösterreich im 20. Jahrhundert.Vol. 2: Wirtschaft. Vienna 2008. pp. 537-573.

  • Wadauer, S.: Establishing Distinctions: Unemployment Versus Vagrancy in Austria from the Late Nineteenth Century to 1938. In: International Review of Social History 56, 2011. pp. 31-70.

  • Wadauer, S.: Mobility and Irregularities: Itinerant Sales in Vienna in the 1920s and 1930s. In: Buchner, T., Hoffmann-Rehnitz, P.R. (ed.): Shadow economies and irregular work in urban Europe (16th to early 20th centuries). Münster, New York 2011. pp. 197-216.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • European Research Council (ERC) 2007 Starting Grant project: The Production of Work. Welfare, Labour-Market and the Disputed Boundaries of Labour (1880-1938), http://pow.univie.ac.at, since 2008

  • START project, Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF): The production of work. Welfare, Labour-Market and the Disputed Boundaries of Labour (1880-1938), since 2008

  • Elise Richter project (FWF) at the Institute of Economic and Social History, University of Vienna: Borderline cases of work. Labour, non-work and mobility (Austria 1880-1938), 2007 - 2008

  • Hertha Firnberg project (FWF) in the Department of History, University of Salzburg: Mobility and Sedentarism. Practices, categories, discourse (Austria 1880-1938), 2004 - 2007

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • University Council Alpen Adria University Klagenfurt

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