Univ. Prof. Dr. Margareth Lanzinger


Profile in u:cris-Portal

Room: ZG 201.78 (main building, staircase VI)
Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41369

Office hours: Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00
Email: margareth.lanzinger@univie.ac.at


Speaker for the research area on  Economy and Society from a Historic Cultural Science Perspective

Education and Academic Employment

  • 1991 Mag. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 1999 Dr. phil. (University of Vienna)
  • 2013 Habilitation (University of Vienna)
  • 2017 Professor for Economic and Social History

Research Interests

  • Historical Anthropology and Microhistory
  • Historical Kinship Studies
  • Property and Wealth, Inheritance Practices and Marital Property Regimes
  • Marriage and Family
  • Norms and Practices
  • Cultural History of Administration
  • Gender History
  • The Making of Heroines
  • Historiographic Topics

Research Projects

Selected Recent Publications

  • Soltería: contextos, impactos y trayectorias en la Europa Central (siglos XVIII y XIX), in: Revista de Historia Moderna 34 (2016), 61–77.
  • Widowers and their Sisters-in-Law: Family Crises, Horizontally Organised Relationships and Affinal Relatives in the Nineteenth Century, in: The History of the Family, 2016: dx.doi.org/10.1080/ 1081602X.2016.1176586.
  • Margareth Lanzinger, Sandra Maß and Claudia Opitz (ed.), special issue „Ökonomien“, L’Homme. Z.F.G. 27, 1 (2016).
  • Christine Fertig and Margareth Lanzinger (ed.), Beziehungen, Vernetzungen, Konflikte. Perspektiven Historischer Verwandtschaftsforschung, Köln/Wien/Weimar: Böhlau, 2016.
  • Margareth Lanzinger, Verwaltete Verwandtschaft. Eheverbote, kirchliche und staatliche Dispenspraxis im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert, Wien/Köln/Weimar, Böhlau, 2015.
  • Margareth Lanzinger (ed.), The Power of the Fathers. Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century, London/New York, Routledge, 2015.
  • Joachim Eibach and Inken Schmidt-Voges (ed.) in collaboration with Simone Derix, Philip Hahn, Elizabeth Harding and Margareth Lanzinger, Das Haus in der Geschichte Europas. Ein Handbuch, Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2015.