New Research Papers

From the UC Berkeley Program:

Austrian politics of history, made in Berkeley?
The Economist Charles A. Gulick as Historian of Interwar Austria

Florian Wenninger

Historiographical Context:

Since the 1990s, contemporary historical research in general and research on memory politics in particular have had a strong focus on National Socialism. While academia largely agrees on its approach to National Socialism and the modes in which it is societally reappraised, it becomes increasingly clearer that there is no such agreement when it comes to the “smaller” European dictatorships.

Austria is a prototypical example for this situation. While the Reder-Frischenschlager-scandal and the Waldheim-debate in the 1980s led to a public debate on the country’s National Socialist past, another, possibly even more potent – as far as domestic policy is concerned – chapter of Austria’s history in the 20th century has largely been omitted, namely the dictatorship between 1933 and 1938. This was recently illustrated anew by the controversial comments in regard to the 80th anniversary of the Austrian civil war of February 1934, which clearly showed how much the assessments of the end of the First Republic in 1933 and the following dictatorship under Dollfuß and Schuschnigg still diverge. Incidentally, this not only goes for the scientific community, but also the general public.


From the Marshall Plan Scholarship Program:

Temporary bridge construction and its implementation in a civil and military context         
Oliver Worenz


Investigating the influence of proton irradiation and He implantation on the mechanical properies of nanoporous Cu-Ag
Michael Wurmshuber


Stored Energy Modulation for Power Electronic Converters
Gupta Mahima

 Wheeler Hall, University of California, Berkeley. Wikimedia,  User: Falcorian   Cretaive Commons 3.0

Wheeler Hall, University of California, Berkeley. Wikimedia, User: Falcorian  Cretaive Commons 3.0