PhD students

Phd candidates Title Department
Linda Beutel-Thurow Naming poetics of Middle High German epic. An analysis of the use of names, antonomasias and epithets in selected texts of the german-speaking Middle Ages. German Studies
Walter Brandstätter Coming soon. History
Birgit Brenner Heterodoxical impulses and methods from the disciplines of Archaeometry and Legal History for the historical sciences. Shown on the multidisciplinary case study of the Templars(Arnau de Torroja) History
Flurina Camenisch Loans, Correspondence, Conflicts: Cross-Border aristocratic relations and transregional entanglements in Late Medieval “Graubünden” History
Barbara Denicolò “Von Speis zu kochen”. Cookbooks and recipe collections as sources for the cultural history of the late Middle Ages and the early modern period. Analysis – comparison. History
Peter Färberböck Witchcraft and magic in digital games History
Nora Grundtner Animal Skins – Human Carriers. Human-animal-analogies about material culture in Middle High German literature. German Studies
David Hobelleitner Saints in the Holy City. Roman pictorial programs at the time of the church reformation (11th century) Arthistory
Ruth Isser Book ownership and education of noble women in the late Middle Ages History
Sigrid Klonner The supplementary corpora in the Codex Manesse. A contribution to the collection structure of the manuscript. German Studies
Claudia Kraml Neidhart in Codex Manesse. Investigation of the poetic profile in Manuscript C, taking into account the context of transmission
German Studies
Simon Kuhn The monastic long-distance possessions of Spital am Pyhrn in Wachau History
Klara Lindnerova Jan van Eyck and antiquity Arthistory
Mina Miyamoto Precious textiles as curtains in medieval manuscripts Arthistory
Dominik Nießl The “Kleine Heidelberger Liederhandschrift” (Small Heidelberg Song-manuscript). Diplomatic transcript with new high German handwritten translation, commentary and analysis of the structure of the collection German Studies
Tobias Pamer Starkenberg 1217–1452. Transregional dynamics of the knightly nobility in the late Middle Ages. History
Melanie Salvenmoser The depiction of sieges in Ottokar von der Gaal’s “Styrian rhyming chronicle”. German Studies
Manuel Schwembacher Horti praeclari. Reflections and evocations of Eden in selected literary garden spaces of the Middle Ages. German Studies
Elisabeth Tangerner Coming soon. History

Finished dissertations Title Department
Julia Schön Holiness administered. How the monastery of Klosterneuburg and the Habsburgs dealt with the canonization of the Babenberg Leopold III. IMAREAL/ History
Martin Seidler Roman liturgies in Armenian religious orders. On the eucharistic celebration of the Bartholomites and Fratres Unitores: Presentation of the oldest sources and liturgical historical classification Liturgics