Katharina Prager

Vienna City Library, Austria


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Katharina Prager, Historian and Cultural Scientist, is currently in charge of research cooperations, digital humanities and the Wien Geschichte Wiki (which she has just recently taken over from Anita Eichinger) at the Vienna City Library. She is also leading the FWF-funded project “Intertextuality in the Legal Papers of Karl Kraus. A Scholarly Digital Edition” in cooperation with the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society. From 2012 to 2018 she worked as a researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography and the Vienna City Library, reorganizing the Karl Kraus-Archive and developing an Online-Biography of Karl Kraus (kraus.wienbibliothek.at). She published widely on Life writing, Vienna 1900, Exile, Gender, Archives and Digitalization. Among her latest publications are: Doing Gender in Exile. Geschlechterverhältnisse, Konstruktionen und Netzwerke in Bewegung, edited with Irene Messinger [2019] and »Adelheid Popps (fest-)geschriebenes Leben«, in: Sibylle Hamann (Hg.): Adelheid Popp: Die Jugend einer Arbeiterin. Wien: Picus 2019, 15–32; a „Karl Kraus Handbuch“ (edited with Simon Ganahl, Metzler 2021) will be released soon.