Markus J. Prutsch, born in 1981 (Wagna, Austria), studied History (M.Phil., passed with distinction) and Political Science (M.Phil., passed with distinction) at the Universities of Salzburg (Austria) and Heidelberg (Germany). Between 2003 and 2006, he worked as research assistant at the Universities of Salzburg and Heidelberg and as associate member of the Military History Research Institute in Potsdam (Germany). In 2006, he became researcher at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy), where he received his M.Res. (2007) and Ph.D. (2009, awarded with “special mention”), specialising in early 19th-century political history.
Since September 2009, he has been a research fellow at the University of Helsinki within the international research project Europe 1815-1914, funded by the European Research Council. He is currently working on Plebiscitary Monocracy: Reflections on the Foundations, Nature, and Long Term Implications of ‘Modern Caesarism’.
In December 2005, he was conferred Best Graduate of the Year Award by the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. In June 2009, he was awarded the Bruno-Kreisky-Prize for Political Literature for his book: Fundamentalismus: Das ‘Projekt der Moderne’ und die Politisierung des Religiösen [Engl.: Fundamentalism: The ‘Project of Modernity’ and the Politicisation of Religion].
Markus J. Prutsch lectures regularly in the United States and Europe, both at universities and conferences. His main fields of interest are: European political and constitutional history; political theory and philosophy; comparative politics; political anthropology.
Publication: Book/anthology › C2 Edited book, compilation, conference proceeding or special issue of journal
Publication: Conference contribution › A4 Article in conference publication (refereed)
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
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Project: Research Evaluation 2011