Univ.-Doz. Dr. Susan Zimmermann

Email: susan.zimmermann@univie.ac.at
Website: http://www.ceu.hu/profiles/faculty/susan_zimmermann

Associate lecturer, Institute for Economic and Social History; external lecturer, Institute for International Development

Education and Experience

  • 1986 Mag. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 1993 Dr. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 1999 Habilitation, Eötvös Lóránd Universität, Budapest 2000 Habilitation, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz
  • 2001 Professor of History, Central European University, Budapest
  • 2013 University Professor, Central European University, Budapest
  • 2014 President, International Conference of Labour and Social History, ITH

Areas of Research

  • Transnational history of work and social politics
  • History of women’s movements and international women’s organizations
  • Internationalism and global inequality
  • Hungarian social and political history

Selected Publications

  • Divide, Provide and Rule. An Integrative History of Poverty Policy, Social Policy and Social Reform in Hungary under the Habsburg Monarchy. Budapest/New York 2011.
  • Grenzüberschreitungen. Internationale Netzwerke, Organisationen, Bewegungen und die Politik der globalen Ungleichheit. 17. bis 21. Jahrhundert. Vienna 2010.
  • “Liaison Committees of International Women’s Organizations and the Changing Landscape of Women’s Internationalism, 1920s to 1945,” in: Women and Social Movements, International. 1840 to Present. Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin (eds.). Alexander Street Press 2012 [e-publication, ca. 75 pages double-spaced].
  • “Transparent Global History? The Contribution of Vienna Global Studies,” in: Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques 38 (2012) 2, special issue, Antoinette Burton (ed.), Writing History for a Variety of Publics, 123-138.
  • “The Long-term Trajectory of Antislavery in International Politics. From the expansion of the European international system to unequal international development,” in: Humanitarian Intervention and Changing Labour Relations. The Long-term Consequences of the Abolition of the Slave Trade (Studies in Global Social History, vol. 7). Marcel van der Linden (ed.). Leiden, Brill, 2011: 431-496.