Mag. Hester Margreiter BSc

Mag. Hester Margreiter BSc
PhD Fellow

Rudolfskai 42, 5020 Salzburg
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Room: 117B
Office: Elfriede Rottensteiner-Damisch



Master’s degree in History (2015), and bachelor’s degree in Economics (2015), (both) University of Innsbruck. Study visits in Vienna, Caracas and New Orleans. Nick Mueller Fellow (2015/16) at the (Austrian Marshall Plan Center for European Studies, University of New Orleans. Since 2016 Research and Teaching Assistant for European Regional History at the Department of History, University of Salzburg. Dissertation project “Tourism and Urban Dynamics: Structural Effects of Emerging Tourism in New Orleans (Louisiana) and Innsbruck (Tyrol)”.

Research
Research Areas: Tourism History, Regional History, Human-Animal-Relations in Alpine regions, Executioners in germanophone regions in Early Modern Times.

Urban Destinations within Mountains and Swamps. Landscape and Early Tourism in New Orleans (Louisiana) and Innsbruck (Tyrol, in: Marija Wakounig, Ferdinand Kühnel (Eds.), Approaching East-Central Europe over the Centuries, Europa Orientalis 19, Wien / Berlin 2019, 199-213.
Drei medizinische Schriften von Scharfrichtern des frühen 18. Jahrhunderts. Zeugnisse frühneuzeitlichen Nebenerwerbs und heilpraktischen Alltags, in: Mitteleuropazentrum an der Andrássy Universität Budapest (Eds.), Jahrbuch für Mitteleuropäische Studien, Vienna 2019, 47-88.

Varia
Interviews in: Die Scharfrichter von Tirol, a documentary movie [about Tyrolean executioners in Early Modern Times] by Artur Oberhofer and Manfred Unterpertinger for RAI, South Tyrol (Italy) 2019.

Images of Urbanity within a Mountain Range. Innsbruck as Tourism Environment and Alpine Landscape, ESEH (European Society for Environmental History) Biennial Conference “Boundaries in/of Environmental History”, Talinn, August 21-25, 2019, KAJAK (Estonian Centre for Environmental History), University of Talinn, August 24, 2019.
Urban Transformations. Belle Époque Tourism from a Transatlantic Perspective, Conference “Mobilities and Transformation. Understanding Societies, Economies, and Environments on the Move”, February 1-2, 2019, University of Salzburg, February 1, 2019.

Colloquium: Special Theories of History: Sociological Theories from the Perspective of the Historical Sciences, University of Salzburg, Summer Term 2020.
Colloquium: Methodological Fundamentals of Historiography. Exercises in Historical Scholarship, University of Salzburg, Winter Term 2018/19.
Introductory Seminar Course: Tourism and Mobility. From the Grand Tour to Mass Tourism, University of Salzburg, Summer Term 2018.