Mag.a phil. Wind, Viktoria, BA
Viktoria Wind is a historian and cultural mediator. Since January 2020, she has been a doctoral student in the research project “War Welfare and Gender Politics in the First World War. Local and Global Dimensions” (2021–2022). In 2020 she completed her studies in the Teacher Training Programme (school subjects History and German) with the thesis on “Der ‘Arbeiter im Waffenrock’. Die sozialdemokratische Konstruktion soldatischer Männlichkeit in der ‘österreichischen Revolution’” (The worker in uniform. The social democratic conception of soldierly masculinity during the ‘Austrian Revolution’).
In her research, she focuses on contemporary military history, in particular the construction of gender concepts in military contexts. As a junior fellow of the Elisabeth-List-Fellowship-Programme for Gender Research, she is researching on military welfare in the First World War in local and global contexts and preparing an international conference as well as a collected edition with the fellowship programme team.