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WILHELM HEMECKER
Curriculum Vitae
 CURRENT POSITION
Since 2012   
   

  Since 2005   
  
Partner Organizations   

University Professor for the History and Theory of Biography,
University of Vienna, Department of European and Comparative
Literature and Language Studies
Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory
of Biography, Vienna
Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft; University of Vienna; 
University of Cambridge; Austrian National Library; 
Vienna City Library
PROFESSIONAL CAREER
 1997-2004   
a: 1994-1996   
1990-1993   
a  
  1990   
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a 1988-1989   
Austrian National Library: Researcher
University of Vienna: Lecturer in the Department of German
German Literature Archive/Schiller National Museum, Marbach:
Researcher in the Department of Manuscripts
German Historical Institute, London: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany)
University of Graz: Researcher at the Research and Documentation 
Centre for Austrian Philosophy
 VISITING APPOINTMENTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2015   
2009   
2008   
2007   
2007   
1999-2000   
   
1990   
   
1985-1987   
Harvard University/Houghton Library: Research Fellow (Sept./Oct.)
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA): Visiting Professor (Spring Quarter)
Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy: Resident Fellow (Spring)
Casa do Artista in Machico, Madeira: Writer-in-Residence (August/Sept.)
Churchill College, Cambridge (UK): By-Fellow (Lent term)
St. Petersburg State University, Russia; Department of German,
Visiting Lecturer (Autumn)
German Historical Institute, London: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany)
Doctoral Fellowship of the Pro Scientia Foundation, Austria
 RESEARCH INTERESTS
 
Literature of the late 18th - 21st Centuries 
Viennese Modernism (interdisciplinary)
Theory of Biography
History of Modern Biography
History of Psychoanalysis
Interrelationships between Literature and Philosophy
Memorial Culture, Palaeography and Archives
 RESEARCH PROJECTS
Since 2013    

2012 - 2014a: 
a: 
2005a: 
a2: 
2003    
   
1999    
a: 
1997    
   
1993-1994    
Oskar Pastior – 'The distinctive is good'. Components of a Biography 
(Austrian Science Fund)
Mira Lobe: Doyenne of Austrian Children's and Young People's
Literature (Austrian Science Fund)
Foundation of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the
History and Theory of Biography
Manès Sperber: The Analysis of Tyranny
(Manès Sperber Society / Austrian National Library)
Josef Paneth: Between Physiology, Psychology, and Philosophy
(Austrian Science Fund)
Heinz Politzer: Sigmund Freud and Tragedy
(Jubilee Fund of the City of Vienna)
Christian von Ehrenfels: Correspondence
(Austrian Science Fund)
  LITERARY EXHIBITIONS
1998   
1993   
1990-1992   
a
Rainer Maria Rilke (Austrian State Archives)
Mechtilde Lichnowsky (German Literature Archive, Marbach)
Foyer exhibitions on Werner Bergengruen, Paul Celan,
Arthur Schnitzler, Stefan Zweig (German Literature Archive, Marbach)
COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES  
Since 2015  
  
Since 2009  
a
2003 - 2009a
2000 - 2016  
Since 1998  
Since 1994  
a  
a
Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies: Member of 
the Academic Advisory Board
International Auto/Biography Association (IABA) Europe: 
Founding Member and Member of the Executive Board
Manès Sperber Society, Vice President
International Rilke Society, Member of the Executive Board
International Rilke Society, Member of the Academic Advisory Board
Christine Lavant Society: Founding Member and Member of the
Academic Board
FURTHER ACTIVITIES
2002   
1997-2001   
a
1997-2001   
a
1996   
1994-1997   
1990-1993   
a
1988 - 1994   
Juror, Manès Sperber Prize
University representative on the interministerial selection commission for 
Austrian lectors at international universities
Consultant to the Foreign Ministry for Austrian holdings at university
libraries in Eastern and Central Europe
Juror, Austrian State Prize for Science and Research Journalism
Palaeographic expert for the Dorotheum auction house
Member of the working committee for critical editions in philosophy, Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Philosophie (German Society of Philosophy)
Honorary expert for the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
FURTHER INTERESTS: PIANOFORTE
1999-2004   
a
2000-2004   

2013a 
Private studies with Joo Ann Koh (University of Music and Dramatic
Arts, Vienna)
Masterclasses with Anatol Ugorsky (Detmold), Yves Henry (Paris),
Yoheved Kaplinsky (New York) and Tamás Ungár (Fort Worth), and
John Bloomfield (New York)

Teaching

Curriculum Vitae (German)

  Biographie DIN A4.pdf

  Biographie US-Format.pdf

 

Curriculum Vitae (English)

  Biography DIN A4.pdf

  Biography US-Format.pdf