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Mag. DDr. Oliver RATHKOLB Professor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Vienna

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1985-2004 Research Director, Bruno Kreisky Archives, Vienna
1992-2004 Research Co-ordinator, Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, Vienna
1994-2004 Co-director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society, Vienna
2000-2001 Schumpeter-Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2003 Visiting Professor, Department of History, University of Chicago
2005-2008 Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of European History and Public Spheres, Vienna
2008-2012 Head, Department of Contemporary History, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna

Memberships

Chair, Academic Committee for the forthcoming House of Austrian History (Haus der Geschichte Österreichs)
Member, Academic Committee for the forthcoming House of European History, European Parliament
Chair, Academic Committee of the Koerner Fund for Arts and Science, Vienna
Managing Editor, Journal "Zeitgeschichte"

Publications

Die paradoxe Republik. Österreich 1945-2015, Aktualisierte Neuausgabe, Paul Zsolnay Verlag, Wien, 2015
Rathkolb, O. (coed.): Wissens- und Universitätsstadt Wien. Eine Entwicklungsgeschichte seit 1945 (Zeitgeschichte im Kontext 10), V&R unipress, Göttingen, 2015
Rathkolb, O. (coed.): Umstrittene Wiener Straßennamen. Ein kritisches Lesebuch, Styria, Wien, 2014
Europa und das Ende des Kalten Krieges (Wiener Vorlesungen im Rathaus, Band 156), Picus Verlag Wien, Wien, 2012
Rathkolb, O. (coed.): Geschichtspolitik im erweiterten Ostseeraum und ihre aktuellen Symptome - Historical Memory Culture in the Enlarged Baltic Sea Region and its Symptoms Today, V&R unipress, Göttingen, 2011

Awards

Donauland Non-Fiction Award, 2005
Bruno Kreisky Award for the Political Book, 2005
Humanities Prize of the City of Vienna, 2012