Assistant professor (post doc)
Dr.in Scharf, Katharina, MA, BA, BA
Historian Katharina Scharf joined the Subject Area of Cultural and Gender History for her post-doc in September 2021 as an assistant professor. Her research focuses on the areas areas of research of gender, women's, cultural, tourism and environmental history as well as the history of National Socialism. She studied History and German philology at the University Salzburg. Her master's thesis on the National Socialist Women's League in Salzburg won the Erika Weinzierl Prize in 2016 and was published in an updated form by Anton Pustet Verlag in 2021. Furthermore, her doctoral thesis on the comparative history of tourism in Salzburg and Savoy was recently published by StudienVerlag, and her introductory volume “Europäische Regionalgeschichte” (European Regional History, with co-author Martin Knoll) was published by Böhlau Verlag in the academic paperback series UTB.
Her current research project, funded by a postdoctoral fellowship from the OeAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences) and a Rachel Carson–Simone Veil Fellowship (RCC & PHE Munich), deals with women's and gender history of environmental activism in Germany and Austria.
Katharina ScharfInstitut für Geschichte
Institut für Geschichte