Bureaucratic Encounters: the workshop programme!

Bureaucratic Encounters: the workshop programme!

Yesterday in a month, a fantastic workshop on all kinds of bureaucratic encounters will begin. The programme is enticing, and I much look forward to it: Bureaucratic Encounters Workshop at the University of Vienna (Lecture Hall 6, Lower Ground floor), Universitätsring...
Call for papers: Bureaucratic Encounters

Call for papers: Bureaucratic Encounters

On June, 15, a workshop about all sorts of bureaucratic encounters and interaction will take place in Vienna. Here is the call for papers. I look forward to your contributions! Bureaucracy is all around us and has a tendency to expand. Contrary to David Graeber’s...
We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

The project The Great Transformation. State and Municipal Civil Service in Vienna, 1918 to 1920 deals with the profound changes to civil service that took place in the years immediately after the end of the Habsburg Monarchy at the levels of both federal...
You lose some, you win some …

You lose some, you win some …

Sometimes you submit papers, panels, applications etc. and you meet with refusal. That is what happened to the panel I submitted to the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC). But then, there are times when you succeed, as in the case of a little project...
Now, this is nice

Now, this is nice

It is great anyway when a volume you have contributed to finally gets published. In this case the Handbook Global History of Work edited by Marcel van der Linden and Karin Hofmeester is concerned. I wrote an article about administrative personnel over five centuries...