Ulrike Spring

Associate Professor - History
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 OSLO
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Academic interests

19th and early 20th-European cultural and political history

- geographical focus: Arctic, Northern Norway, Habsburg Monarchy

- topics: travel cultures (expeditions, tourism), polar history, history of science, museum history and exhibition practices

Writer Museums and exhibiting literature: see the research project TRAUM-Transforming Author Museums (FRIPRO, 2016-2019): https://traum.hisf.no/

 

Background

Education:

Dr. phil. in History, Mag. phil. in German philology (minor: Media- and Communication Science), University of Vienna

Studied Comparative Literature (University of Essex, 1990), History (Københavns Universitet, 1994), Migration Studies (Internationale Frauenuniversität, Hanover, 2000)

 

Professional background:

2017-2019: Professor II in History, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

2012-2017: Associate professor/Professor (since 2016) in History, Sogn og Fjordane University College/Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

2010-2011: Project researcher, Department of Culture and Literature, University of Tromsø

2009: Lecturer (part-time), Department of Tourism, Hotel and Media, University College Finnmark

2008-2009: Associate Professor (part-time), Department of History, University of Tromsø

2003-2007: Curator, Wien Museum, Vienna

2001-2002: Junior fellow, International Research Center for Cultural Studies, Vienna

Visiting researcher at Department of History, University of Vienna (2017), Department of History/Department of Scandinavian Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam (2011), CEMORE (Centre for Mobility Research), Lancaster University (2003)

Visiting PhD-fellow at Department of History, University of Oslo (1996-1997)

Visiting PhD-fellow at Department of History, Trinity College Dublin (1995-1996)

Award: Research & Development Award 2016 (Sogn og Fjordane University College)

Museum exhibitions (curator)

(2007) ”Im Wirtshaus. Eine Geschichte der Wiener Geselligkeit” (head curator), Wien Museum

(2006-2007) “Reisen vor der Bahn”, part of exhibition Großer Bahnhof. Wien und die weite Welt, Wien Museum

(2006-) permanent exhibition ”Mozart's apartment” (co-curator with Werner Hanak and Wolfgang Kos), Wien Museum at Mozarthaus Vienna

(2005) ”H.C. Andersen in Wien” (co-curator with Irene Nawrocka), Wien Museum

(2005) “Organisiertes Staunen. Tierschaustellungen in Wien” (co-curator with Frauke Kreutler), part of exhibition Tiere in der Großstadt, Hermesvilla, Vienna

(2004-2005) “Schwammerls Wien” (on Franz Schubert), part of the exhibition Alt-Wien. Die Stadt, die niemals war, Wien Museum at Künstlerhaus Vienna

Publications before 2015

Formidling for framtida – tanker om arkiv [med Hilde Lange]. Oslo: ABM-media 2013. 260s.

Im Wirtshaus. Eine Geschichte der Wiener Geselligkeit [med Wolfgang Kos og Wolfgang Freitag]. Wien: Wien Museum/Czernin Verlag 2007. 320s.

Representing Gender, Nation and Ethnicity in Word and Image [med Karin Granqvist]. Tromsø: Centre for Women’s Studies and Women in Research, Kvinnforsk 4/2001. 184s.

Internationalisation in the History of Northern Europe [med Richard Holt og Hilde Lange]. Nordsaga ’99. Tromsø 2000. 170s.

Articles and book chapters

Formidling for framtida [med Hilde Lange]. I: Hilde Lange og Ulrike Spring (red.), Formidling for framtida – tanker om arkiv. Oslo: ABM-Media AS 2013, 7-24.

Between Spectacle and Science: The Aurora in Central Europe, 1870s-1880s. I: Acta Borealia 29, 2 (2012), 197-215.

Oppdagelsesreise blir til litteratur: Skrivestrategier i mottakelsen av den østerriksk-ungarske nordpolsekspedisjonen (1872–1874) [med Johan Schimanski]. I: Johan Schimanski, Cathrine Theodorsen og Henning H. Wærp (red.), Reiser og ekspedisjoner i den litterære Arktis. Trondheim: Tapir Akademisk Forlag 2011, 57-90.

Dilettanter og vitenskapsmenn: Tromsø Museums første tiår. I: Marie-Theres Federhofer og Hanna Hodacs (red.), Mellom pasjon og profesjonalisme. Dilettantkulturer i skandinavisk kunst og vitenskap 1660-1970. Trondheim: Tapir Akademisk Forlag 2011, 287-308.

Exhibiting Mozart - Rethinking Biography. I: Nordisk Museologi 2 (2010), 58-74.

A Black Rectangle Labelled ‘Polar Night’: Imagining the Arctic after the Austro-Hungarian Expedition of 1872-1874 [med Johan Schimanski]. I: Anka Ryall, Johan Schimanski og Henning H. Wærp (red.), Arctic Discourses. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2010, 19-42.

Polarwissenschaft und Kolonialismus in Österreich-Ungarn: Zur Rezeption der österreichisch-ungarischen Polarexpedition (1872-1874) [med Johan Schimanski]. I: Wiener Zeitschrift zur Geschichte der Neuzeit 9, 2 (2009), 53-71.

Die Alte Stadt und das Museum: Die Re/Konstruktion von Alt-Kristiania um 1900. I: Monika Sommer og Heidemarie Uhl (red.), Mythos Alt-Wien. Spannungsfelder urbaner Identitäten (=Gedächtnis-Erinnerung-Identität 9). Innsbruck, Wien, Bozen: Studienverlag 2009, 151-165.

Explorers’ Bodies in Arctic Mediascapes: Celebrating the Return of the Austro-Hungarian Polar Expedition in 1874 [med Johan Schimanski]. I: Acta Borealia 16, 1 (2009), 50-76.

Mottakelse og mottakelse: Tilbakekomstene til den østerriksk-ungarske nordpolsekspedisjonen, 1872-1874 [med Johan Schimanski]. I: Nordlit 22 (2007), 143-166. http://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/nordlit/article/view/1575

Gedenken und Erdenken: Die Mozartwohnung in Wien und ihre Inszenierung in der NS-Zeit. I: Erik Fischer (red.), Musik-Sammlungen – Speicher interkultureller Prozesse. Teilband A. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2007, 243-251.

The Linear City: Touring Vienna in the 19th Century. I: Mimi Sheller og John Urry (red.), Mobile Technologies of the City. London/New York: Routledge 2006, 21-43.

Den severdige byen: Vandringer gjennom Wien og det kulturelle rom på 1800-tallet. I: Peter Aronsson, Bjarne Hodne, Birgitta Skarin Frykman, John Ødemark (red.), Kulturarvens gränser. Komparativa perspektiv. Göteborg: Arkipelag 2005, 145-163.

Kulturerbe und der Staat in Irland und Österreich. I: Gisela Holfter, Marieke Kraienbrink et al. (red.), Beziehungen und Identitäten: Österreich, Irland und die Schweiz/ Connections and Identities: Austria, Ireland and Switzerland. Bern: Peter Lang 2004, 341-355.

Der Himmel über Wien. Franz Schubert, sein Körper und Alt-Wien. I: Wolfgang Kos og Christian Rapp (red.), Alt-Wien. Die Stadt, die niemals war. Wien: Wien Museum/Czernin Verlag 2004, 151-158.

Austro-Hungarian and Other Mountains in Arctic Discourse. [med Johan Schimanski]. I: TRANS. Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 15 (2003) www.inst.at/trans/15Nr/05_10/schimanski15.htm

Die Rationalisierung des Außersinnlichen. Gespräch mit Peter Mulacz, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Parapsychologie und Grenzbereiche der Wissenschaften [med Manfred Omahna]. I: ÖZG-Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften, 14, 4 (2003), 150-159.

Touristische Räume in Wien und Oslo. I: Tourismus Journal 6, 2 (2002), 223-238.

Imagining the Irish and Norwegian Peasant around 1900: Between Re-Presentation and Representation. I: Historisk Tidsskrift 80, 1 (2001), 75-99.

Identitetens ambivalens: Bondeungdomslaget i Oslo som eksempel. I: Nordlit 10 (2001), 95-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.7557/13.2089

A Natural Choice: Constructing Norway and its Tourists on the Internet. I: Karin Granqvist og Ulrike Spring (red.), Representing Gender, Nation and Ethnicity in Word and Image (=Kvinnforsk 4). Tromsø: Centre for Women's Studies and Women in Research 2001, 91-104.

Introduction: The Question of Representation. [med Karin Granqvist]. I: Karin Granqvist og Ulrike Spring (red.), Representing Gender, Nation and Ethnicity in Word and Image (=Kvinnforsk 4). Tromsø: Centre for Women's Studies and Women in Research 2001, 5-22.

Bjørnson, Garborg og striden om Det norske hus. I: Kjellerdypet 3-4 (2000), 85-100.

Verlagsarbeit im niederländischen Exil. Am Beispiel des Briefwechsels Allert de Lange-Józef Wittlin. In: Decloedt, Leopold og Herbert van Uffelen (red.), Der niederländische Sprachraum und Mitteleuropa (=Buchreihe des Institutes für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa). Wien: Böhlau Verlag 1995, 146-153.

 

Tags: Modern history, European history, Polar history, Tourism history, Cultures of Travel, Museums and Museology
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