University / institution contact details
Position: Lecturer/ProfessorDepartment of History, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (University of Graz)
Institut für Geschichte (Department of History)
Second university / institution contact details
Position: Lecturer/ProfessorAndrássy University Budapest
Chair of Cultural Studies
Pollack Mihály tér 3
Teaches (T) and/or researches (R) in:
2. History of the Jewish People: TR
Local (e.g. the Jews of Canterbury, the Jews of Kovno, etc): TR
Biographical Studies: TR
9. Contemporary Studies: TR
Jewish identity and assimilation: TR
Holocaust Studies: TR
Ursula K. Mindler-Steiner (née Mindler) studied history and “combined studies” at Karl Franzens University Graz (KFU) in Austria and Uppsala University in Sweden, before earning her Ph.D. in History from KFU-Graz. Ursula’s work on the Jewish community of Oberwart /Felsöör won both the
Fred-Sinowatz-Wissenschaftspreis (2012) and the Victor Adler Staatspreis-Förderungspreis (2013).
In addition to her research, Ursula served on the faculty at the Center for Jewish Studies at KFU-Graz and worked as lead curator for Austrian museum exhibitions on National Socialism and Jewish History.
From 2012 to 2018, Ursula has been Assistant of Jewish Studies at Andrássy University Budapest (AUB). In spring 2014, she was Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona State University.
Ursula currently splits time between AUB-Budapest, where she was recently appointed \"docent\" and KFU-Graz, where she was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of History (2014).