Markus Prutsch

Person

Curriculum Vitae

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.

Latest publications

  1. Constitutionalism, Legitimacy and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

    Grotke, K. (ed.) & Prutsch, M. (ed.) 2014 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 431 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewAnthology

  2. Österreich

    Prutsch, M. 2010

    Research output: ScientificDigital or Visual Products

  3. The Legal ‘Model’ of the Charte Constitutionnelle and the 1818 Baden Constitution

    Prutsch, M. 2009 Crossing Legal Cultures: Yearbook of Young Legal History 3. Beck Varela, L. (ed.). Munich: Martin Meidenbauer, p. 383-398

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewConference contribution

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Latest activities

  1. State Ceremony on occasion of the centenary of Bruno Kreisky’s birth

    Prutsch, M. (Attendee)
    21 Jan 2011

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Repertoires of Democracy: Vectors of Transfer

    Prutsch, M. (Speaker: Presenter)
    15 Dec 201016 Dec 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Paradoxes of Peace in 19th Century Europe

    Prutsch, M. (Member of organizing committee)
    15 Nov 201016 Nov 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

Ph.D.

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