Welcome to HABSBURG, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. We are affiliated with the Center for Austrian Studies, the Society for Austrian and Habsburg History, the Czechoslavak Studies Association, and the Hungarian Studies Association. HABSBURG is the community within H-Net dealing with the culture and history of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successor states in central Europe from 1500 to the present.

Recent Content

CFP: Panelist for Queens & Kings conference 2018 in Winchester (Great Britain)

The Royal Studies Network organizes every year a conference which will feature a number of panel discussions that offer the opportunity to engage in exchange with subject matter experts on topics related to royal history, diplomacy, art history etc.

CfP: Addressing the Public Abroad: Strategies of Cultural and Public Diplomacy in the Early Modern Habsburg World (1550-1750)

Brussels (Belgium), December 6-7, 2018

Conference organized by the History Department of Ghent University, in collaboration with the Institut für Neuzeit- und Zeitgeschichtsforschung (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), the Arenberg Foundation, and the Austrian Cultural Forum in Brussels



Ellen Welch (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Arno Strohmeyer (Universität Salzburg/Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften)

STIP: Sharon Abramson Research Grant

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) is pleased to announce the 2018 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition.  HEF will award five grants of up to $4,000 to support research related to the Holocaust of European Jewry. Graduate students in PhD programs who have completed their qualifying exams and university/college faculty at all levels whose research centers on the Holocaust are eligible for this grant. We encourage applications in all disciplines.

STIP: Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies: Grant Application

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Grants may include support for related lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibits, publications, podcasts, and documentaries. Grants for salary replacement and/or tuition will not be considered.