Herbert Krammer




Study of history (BA, 2011–2014) and historical research, historical auxiliary sciences and archival science at the University of Vienna (MA, 2014–2018) and Basel (spring-term 2015); employment at the library and since January 2020 part-time employment in the archive of Klosterneuburg Abbey; since October 2020 praedoc (affiliated to the Institute of Austrian Historical Research) and doctoral fellow of the Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies; participation in several projects, including the FWF projects Visions of Community (2016–2019), Illuminated Charters (2016, 2019) and Soziale Netzwerke im spätmittelalterlichen Wien. Geschlecht, Verwandtschaft und Objektkultur (2018–2020). 

Research interests: Comparative Urban History in the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Age, Digital Prosopography, Historical Network Analysis, Austrian Regional History

Current research project: Großes Kloster, kleine Stadt. Verflechtungen städtischer Gruppen und geistlicher Institutionen am Beispiel von Klosterneuburg im späten Mittelalter (working title)Taking the Late Medieval town of Klosterneuburg in the Austrian Danube region (situated north of Vienna) as an example, my PhD-thesis is conceived as a case-study on practices of social cohesion and various entanglements of urban elites. It aims at focusing on social and horizontal mobility of various groups of Klosterneuburg as well as on their property management, administrative functions, marital alliances and strategies of religious endowments from the late 14th until the early 16th century.


  • Mit Christina Lutter, Judit Majorossy und Daniel Frey: Kinship, Gender and Spiritual Economy in Medieval Central European Towns, in: History and Anthropology 32 (2021) 249-270, online: https://doi.org/10.1080/02757206.2021.1905246
  • Grundbesitz und Klosterwirtschaft der Wiener Zisterzienserinnen von St. Niklas im späten Mittelalter, in: NÖLA. Mitteilungen des Niederösterreichischen Landesarchivs 19 (2020), 261–306;
  • Zwettler Ratsprotokolle 1588-1589 und 1590-1591/92. Eine landesfürstliche Stadt im Zeichen der einsetzenden Gegenreformation (Forschungen zur Landeskunde von Niederösterreich 41, St. Pölten 2019).