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Research Activities

The research activities of the Cluster History aim at correcting substantial and methodological deficiencies of contemporary historical research in Austria through long-term fundamental and applied research (see also “Annual Report”). For this purpose the institutes that form the Cluster are in constant exchange on the following key issues:

  • War und the consequences of war
  • Crises of democracy and the constitutional state, dictatorships, violence, ethnocides, Holocaust
  • Social, medial and cultural memories, remembrance
  • Migration and integration; social and political transformation processes
  • Methodologies and theories in the fields of historical, cultural and social studies