MemberSusanne Korbel

…University Of Graz…

Dr. Susanne Korbel is an FWF-funded researcher and lecturer at the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Graz specializing in Cultural Studies, Migration Studies, and Jewish history. In fall 2019, she is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton. She is working on a project on new, non-exclusive narratives of the history of Jews in Vienna around 1900 based on everyday life encounters and relations aiming to overcome narratives of particularity. She is about to publish her first book, entitled Auf die Tour! Jüdinnen und Juden in Singspielhalle, Kabarett und Varieté zwischen Habsburgermonarchie und Amerika um 1900. She has held fellowships in Jerusalem, New York, Tübingen, and taught as visiting faculty at the Andrássy University Budapest and the University of Haifa. She studied Cultural Studies, History and Cultural Anthropology in Graz, Jerusalem, Budapest, and New York and earned her doctoral degree from the University of Graz.

MemberRoman Bleier

Roman studied History and Religious studies at the University of Graz. He also completed a certificate in Information Modelling in the Humanities at the Centre for Information Modelling (ZIM – ACDH). Following his studies in Graz, he did an internship at the Saint Patrick’s Confessio HyperText Stack (, a project of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, and completed a Ph.D. in Digital Arts and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin. After finishing his Ph.D. in 2015, he worked as CENDARI Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London and as Researcher at An Foras Feasa, the Digital Humanities Centre at Maynooth University. Since May 2016 Roman is DiXiT Post-Doc Fellow at the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at Graz University. His current research project is about canonical reference and sustainability of digital editions.

MemberEnrique Rodrigues-Moura

Enrique Rodrigues-Moura is Full Professor at the Department of Romance Languages (“Institut für Romanistik”) at the University of Bamberg since 2012. He received 2007 his PhD in Romanic Philology at the Complutense University of Madrid (Extraordinary Doctorate Award) and 2009 a Post-Doc-Award from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to research at the University of Lisbon. He has worked as Lecturer at the Universities of Bratislava, Graz and Wien and as Assistant Professor at the Universities of Innsbruck and Göttingen. He was Visiting Professor at the Department of Romance Languages of the University of Graz (2012-2017). He works also as a Research Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Studies (C.IAS) of the University of Graz since the summer semester 2017.   The main aspects of his research are the Literatures and Cultures in Spanish and Portuguese of the XVI and XVII centuries (e.g. Manoel Botelho de Oliveira, Miguel de Cervantes, A. Vieira, Saavedra Fajardo); the formation of cultural national identities in Latin America (e.g. Euclides da Cunha, Olavo Bilac); the relationship between fiction, historiography and politics and between fictional and factual narratives (e.g. Sarmiento, Eduardo Labarca, Roberto Bolaño), and the theory and practice of textual criticism (e.g. Fénix Renascida, Miguel de Cervantes, Camilo Castelo Branco).   He is a member of the advisory board of international journals in Spain, Brazil, Portugal, and the Czech Republic. Furthermore he is evaluator of the “Humboldt Stiftung”, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the “Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft” (DFG; German Research Foundation) among other institutions.   Head of Department of Romance Languages (2012-2022) at the University of Bamberg. (March 2020)   Romance Literatures and Cultures; Iberian Studies; Hispanism; Luso-Brasilian Studies

MemberFrederike Neuber

My research interests include scholarly editing, literary studies, book and manuscript studies, and digital humanities. I am writing my dissertation about potentials and limits of typographical research in digital scholarly editions. In this context, I am working on a typography-critical digital edition of Stefan George’s poetical works.Currently, I am a Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Fellow in the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training (DiXiT) Network, an Action funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. I am based at the Centre for Information Modelling at the University of Graz and affiliated with the University of Cologne.I am a member of the Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing and part of the editorial team and contributor of edlex, a lexicon of scholarly editing.

MemberBernd Brabec de Mori

Bernd Brabec de Mori received his Ph.D in musicology from the University of Vienna. He specialised in indigenous music from the Ucayali valley in Eastern Peru, where he spent five years among the indigenous group Shipibo-Konibo. Since 2006, he has been working at the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna; as a research and teaching assistant at the Centre for Systematic Musicology in Graz; as senior scientist at the Institute of Ethnomusicology, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz; as guest professor at the Institute of Musicology of the University of Vienna, and as a lecturer at the department of social and cultural anthropology, Philipps-Universität Marburg. He is the author of “Die Lieder der Richtigen Menschen” (Songs of the Real People, 2015), editor of “The Human and Non-human in Lowland South American Indigenous Music” (2013), and co-editor of “Mundos audibles de América” (2015, with Matthias Lewy and Miguel A. García) and “Auditive Wissenskulturen” (2018, with Martin Winter). His publications contribute to the research areas of Western Amazonian indigenous music, arts, and history; to the complex of music, ritual, and altered states; as well as to theories about knowledge, ontology, and aurality/orality.

MemberSi Whybrew

…Department Of American Studies, University Of Graz, Austria…
…Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Department of American Studies, Faculty Member & PhD Canidate
Radboud University Nijmegen, American Studies, Alumnus
Philipps University Marburg, Centre for Gender Studies and Feminist Futurology, Alumnus
University of Kassel, Sociology, Alumnus
University of Kassel, IAG Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, Alumnus
University of Kassel, Institute of English and American Studies (IfAA), Alumnus…

Si’s work is focused on the intersection between transgender studies and science fiction studies. Their dissertation is entitled: “Transitioning into the Future? Trans Potentialities in Contemporary North American Speculative Fiction”

MemberLawrence Davies

I am a researcher, pianist, and harmonica player specialising in the history of the blues. My research focuses on the international circulation of African American music and the changing political, economic, and moral values of musical production and consumption during the twentieth century. I am a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at the International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University, working on a project entitled Global Blues: Performance, Politics, and Meaning 1980-2016. I completed my PhD – entitled British Encounters with Blues and Jazz in Transatlantic Circulation, c.1929-1960 – in April 2018. In the 2018-19 academic year, I was a postdoctoral researcher in jazz and popular music studies at the Institute for Jazz Research at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz.  

MemberHelga Müllneritsch

…University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

PhD in German Sept. 2012 – Jun. 2019

Part-time, degree awarded 3 June 2019

Dissertation: Memory, Education, Circulation, Prestige: Form and Function of the Austrian Manuscript Cookery Book in the Long Eighteenth Century

Supervisors: Prof Eve Rosenhaft and Dr Godfried Croenen


University of Graz, Austria

PhD in German Literature and Language Apr. 2010 – Oct. 2012

Transferred to the University of Liverpool in 2012

Dissertation: „Zum Gebrauche aller Kochlustigen …“ Das ‚Frauenkochbuch‘ Ms. 1963

Supervisors: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.phil. Beatrix Müller-Kampel and Univ.-Doz. Dr. tit.Univ.-Prof. Günther Jontes


I am Lecturer in German Studies at Bangor University and recently completed my PhD in German Studies at the University of Liverpool. My thesis, Memory, Education, Circulation, Prestige: Form and Function of the Austrian Manuscript Cookery Book in the Long Eighteenth Century, focuses on the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century manuscript cookery book as object, its function, and female authorship and ownership. My publications in the history of food and cookery include ‘The Chameleon in the Kitchen: The Plural Identities of the Manuscript “Cookery Book”’, in Eve Rosenhaft, Helga Müllneritsch and Annie Mattsson (eds.), The Materiality of Writing: Manuscript Practices in the Age of Print (Uppsala 2019), ‘The ‘Who’ of Manuscript Recipe Books: Tracing Professional Scribes’, in Sjuttonhundratal: Nordic Yearbook for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2017) and ‘The Roast Charade: Travelling Recipes and their Alteration in the Long Eighteenth Century’, in Tim Berndtsson et al (eds.), Traces of Transnational Relations in the Eighteenth Century (Uppsala 2015).