Department of Contemporary History, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna.
|Project Name||Video as Technology of the Self|
|Field of research||Media history, contemporary history, cultural studies|
|Keywords||Video | History | Practices | Auto|biography | Gender | Self | Media | Television|
Renée Winter, historian, senior postdoc at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna. Current research project: Video as Technology of the Self: Self-confrontation, Self-empowerment and Auto/biographical practices (Austrian Science Fund 2018-2024)
2021 Visiting professor at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna.
Since 2018 Senior postdoc with the Elise Richter program at the Institute of Contemporary History at the University of Vienna.
2014-2016 Researcher at the Österreichische Mediathek (Austrian National audio-visual archive) on the project “The changing role of audio-visual archives as memory storages in the public space” (Funding by WWTF)
2012 PhD at the University of Vienna, dissertation about history programs dealing with Austria’s Nazi past on early Austrian television (1955-1970). (Theodor Körner-Preis, Irma Rosenberg-Preis, Michael Mitterauer-Preis)
2011 Junior Visiting Fellow at the IGRS (Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies), School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Research interests include media history, gender constructions, (post-)history of national socialism and the holocaust, migration history and postcolonialism (and/in Austria).