Mag.a Dietlind Hüchtker

Chair of Historical Transregional Studies 

Dietlind Hüchtker holds the chair of Historical Transregional Studies at the Faculty Center for Transdisciplinary Historical and Cultural Studies since October 2020. Before, she worked at the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) for many years where she coordinated numerous projects. She held several visiting and substitute professorships, including the Käthe Leichter Visiting Professorship at the University of Vienna. Her main research interests include the history of spaces, interdisciplinary gender studies, transregional rurality, as well as the transregional history of knowledge and science.

She initiated the international and interdisciplinary research network “Work – Love – Violence. Rural Societies and New Research Perspectives" and is involved in the international working group "Political Epistemologies in (Eastern) Europe". At the University of Vienna, she collaborates with the research areas “Economy and Society from a Historical and Cultural Studies Perspective” and “Women's and Gender History” and works as a supervisor at the Vienna Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies.


Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

History as Performance. Political Movements in Galicia around 1900, (= Routledge Studies in Cultural History), New York 2021 (engl. translation of Geschichte als Performance. Politische Bewegungen in Galizien um 1900, Frankfurt 2014).

Stan Rzeczy/State of Affaires 17 (2919) [2020] 2: A New Culture of Truth? On the Transformation of Political Epistemologies since the 1960s in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Friedrich Cain, Dietlind Hüchtker, Bernhard Kleeberg and Jan Surman.

Traktoristinnen, Rockstars und der polnische James Dean. Die Performativität popkultureller Zeichen in der Volksrepublik Polen, in: L’Homme. Europäische Zeitschrift für Feministische Geschichtswissenschaft 29 (2018) 1, 87-105.

Space, Time and History in Polish People’s Republic. The Trilogy Sami swoi, Nie ma mocnych, Kochaj bo rzuć, in: European Review of History/Revue européenne d’histoire 25 (2018) 6, 868-884,

Heilig. Transkulturelle Verehrungskulte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, edited by Dietlind Hüchtker and Kerstin S. Jobst, Göttingen 2015. 


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