Third party funding, awards and scholarships

Third party funded projects

2018–2023 European Research Council (ERC): Non-Territorial Autonomy as Minority Protection in Europe: An Intellectual and Political History of a Travelling Idea, 1850–2000. [1.5 Mio €]
2022 Renner-Institute, Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Edited translation of K. Renner’s „Der Kampf der österreichischen Nationen um den Staat“ into English [11,000 €]
2017 University of St. Gallen: Subsidy funding the Ukrainian translation of my book on the city of Brody. [5000 €]
2016–2017 Zukunftsfonds of the Republic of Austria, City of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences: Refugees in Austria in Historical Perspective. [10,000 €]
2013 German Publishers and Booksellers Association: “Humanities International Award” funding the English translation of my book on the city of Brody for Brill Publishers. [11,000 €]
2011 Austrian Science Fund: Publication grant for my book on Brody. [14,000 €]
2010 Austrian Science Fund: Publication grant for my book on border towns [8000 €]
2007–2009 Austrian Science Fund: Imperial peripheries in the Austro-Russian borderlands 1772–1918. Substantial contribution to the application proposal. [250,000 €].
2004–2006 Austrian Science Fund: Multicultural border towns in western Ukraine. Substantial contribution to the application proposal. [160,000 €]

Long-term Scholarships

2022 European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network (ENTAN-COST): Visiting fellow the European University Institute for four months
2015–18 Austrian Academy of Sciences: Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology (APART) Habilitation Grant. Independent applicant and fully responsible for the project. [210,000 €]
2016 Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna: Research fellow for six months.
2013–15 Austrian Science Fund: Erwin Schrödinger Mobility Grant for the Central European University in Budapest. Independent applicant and fully responsible for the project. [80,000 €]
1999–00 Erasmus scholarship for the Université Paris IV – Sorbonne, Paris

Fellowships and prizes

2017 City of Vienna: General merits award of the City of Vienna in the category “Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics and Law”.
2015 City of Vienna: Grant for an article in the journal Ethnopolitics
2012 Austrian Academy of Science: Richard G. Plaschka Prize for outstanding merits in East European Studies.
2009 City of Vienna: Research Grant for writing an article for the Austrian History Yearbook.
2009 German Association for East European History (VOH, Germany): Fritz T. Epstein Prize for the best thesis in East European History.
2009 University of Vienna: Doc.Award for an outstanding thesis.
2009 Department of Social and Economic History at the University of Vienna: Michael Mitterauer Award for the best thesis in economic history.
2009 Network of historical cities (Forum Stadt, Germany): Otto Borst Prize for an outstanding thesis in urban history.
2009 6th Summer Academy of the Institut historique allemand. Espaces: concepts – perceptions – usages, Paris.
2009 6th International Seminar for Research Students on German Jewish History and Culture in Modern Times at the Leo-Baeck-Institut, Jerusalem.
2008 Alumni-Meeting of the International Forum of Young Scholars on Eastern European Jewry, Budapest.
2007 Summer Academy of the Herder-Instituts: Multiethnizität im lokalen Raum. Europäische Städte im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert im Vergleich, Marburg.
2005 2nd Summer School of the International Forum of Young Scholars on Eastern European Jewry, Vilnius.
2003 Two-month research grant at the Yiddish Medem Library, Paris.