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Mag. Dr.phil. Robert Groß

Institute of Social Ecology (SEC)
Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
robert.gross(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73733

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ORCID: 0000-0002-7715-7482?lang=en

Curr. Vitae

2018 - Research assistent in the project MAT_STOCKS: Understanding the Role of Material Stock Patterns for the Transformation to a Sustainable Society; funded by H2020-EU.1.1. - EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC) (Project ID: 741950)
2018 - University assistent at the "Kernfach Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte", Institute of History and European Ethnology of the Innsbruck University
2017 - 2018 Lead Author of the APCC Special Report Health, Demography and Climate Change; Chapter 4: Maßnahmen mit Relevanz für Gesundheit und Klima
2017 - 2018 Teaching assignment "Schauplätze des European Recovery Program (ERP)/Marshall Plan in Westösterreich" (4 ECTS), institute of history and european ethnology, Innsbruck University
2017 - 2018 Organizer of the International Colloquium "Transformative Recovery? The European Recovery Program (ERP)/Marshall Plan in European Tourism" in cooperation with Fachbereich Geschichte of the Salzburg University, funded by the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation.
2017 - 2018 Scholar-in-Residence at the "Münchner Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte" of "Deutschen Museum", project "Der deutsche Forstwirtschafts-Zellstoffindustriekomplex 1933-1952: Nachhaltigkeit, Autarkie und Innovation"
2017 - Member of "Arbeitskreis Tourismusforschung" of the German Sociey for Geography (DGfG)
2016 - 2016 Participant of the International Graduate Workshop ‘Transformations of the Earth’ of the Rachel Carson Center of the LMU Munich and the Center for Ecological History at the Renmin University in Beijing/China.
2016 - 2017 Research assistent in the project "Whatever the weather. We must move together. Towards an environmental history of the post-WWII relations of the U.S.A. and Austria”, funded by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies in Washington DC/USA
2016 - Member of the Environmental History Cluster Austria (EHCA)
2015 - 2015 research assistent in the project "Skilifte, Bildpostkarten und Massentourismus. Der Fotograf Risch-Lau als Akteur im Kulturlandschaftswandel?", supported by the provincial government of Vorarlberg,
2014 - 2014 Guest scholar at the DFG-funded research training group "Topology of Technology" at the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
2014 - Member of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)
2013 - 2013 ERASMUS+ internship at the Center for Culture and Global Studies at the Aalborg University, Denmark
2013 - 2013 Summer school "Mountains Across Borders – A Summer School in environmental history" of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) in Lavin, Switzerland
2013 - 2014 Research assistent in the project "Die Transformation der ländlichen Räume in Österreich durch das ERP (European Recovery Program)", funded by "Forschungsrat" of the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Vienna, Graz
2013 - 2018 Coordinator of the Center for Environmental History (ZUG) of the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Vienna, Graz
2012 - 2015 Research assistant in the project "How skiers’ sensations shaped Alpine valleys. An environmental history of winter tourism in Vorarlberg/Austria from 1920 – 2010", funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (no. P24278-G18)
2011 - 2011 Project "Naturschutz zwischen Bodensee und Gletschereis. Eine umwelthistorische Annäherung an die Landesgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts mit Fokus auf der touristischen Entwicklung in Vorarlberg"; with support of "Verein für sozialwissenschaftliche Regionalforschung", Bregenz.
2011 - 2017 Doctoral studies environmental history at the Institute of Social Ecology of the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Vienna, Graz (passed with distinction)
2008 - 2010 Diploma Thesis "Wie das 1950er Syndrom in die Täler kam. Umwelthistorische Überlegungen zur Konstruktion von Wintersportlandschaften anhand des Beispiels Damüls in Vorarlberg", funded by "Verein für sozialwissenschaftliche Regionalforschung", Bregenz.
2002 - 2010 Individual diploma studies "Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences" at the University of Vienna
1992 - 2002 Professional experience in different, non-scientific fields

Statistik Austria, science classification

Environmental research; Human ecology; Environmental economics; Cultural landscape research; Environmental policy; European history; Science of history;

Expertise

Human- and social ecology ; Environmental history ; History of the Alps ; History of technology and infrastructure ; Tourism history ;

Awards

2018 Wissenschaftspreis des Stand Montafon, Kategorie Dissertation, Titel “Die Beschleunigung der Berge. Eine Umweltgeschichte des Wintertourismus in Vorarlberg/Österreich, 1920-2018“, 20. November 2018

Reviewer for scientific journals

2017 - Technikgeschichte

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2018 Transformative Recovery? The European Recovery Program (ERP)/Marshall Plan in European Tourism
Organiser
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