Wolfgang Müller-Funk was a professor and research coordinator for Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham/UK and since 2009 at the University of Vienna. He is doing international research and teaching (scholarships). He has supervised national research projects on literature and culture in the Habsburg Empire, on Romanticism in Austria. He was 2nd speaker of the PhD College Cultures of Difference at the University of Vienna (2006-2010). His monographs include: Die Kultur und ihre Narrative (2002/2008), Kulturtheorie (2006/2010), The Architecture of Modern Culture. Towards a Narrative Cultural Theory (2012), Theorien des Fremden (2016) Sigmund Freud, Das Unbehagen in der Kultur (commentary volume 2016). He is co and main-editor of the series Kultur- Herrschaft- Differenz at Francke publishers, Tübingen. Furthermore, he was awardet the Ehrenkreuz der Republik Österreich für Wissenschaft und Kunst in 2013. In February 2019, he is a Guest at the IWM.
Comments by Clemens Ruthner (Trinity College, Dublin)