Michael Laurence Miller

Associate Professor
Head of Department
Associate Professor

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51 | D416
+36-1-3273000/2111 (Budapest) or +43-1-252302111 (Vienna)

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Michael L. Miller is head of the Nationalism Studies program at Central European University in Vienna, and co-founder of its Jewish Studies program. He received his B.A. from Brown University, where he specialized in European History and Old World Archaeology and Art. He received his PhD in History from Columbia University, where he specialized in Jewish and Central European History. Michael’s research focuses on the impact of nationality conflicts on the religious, cultural, and political development of Central European Jewry in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His articles have appeared in Slavic Review, Austrian History Yearbook, Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook, Múlt és Jövő and The Jewish Quarterly Review. Miller’s book, Rabbis and Revolution: The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation, was published by Stanford University Press in 2011. It appeared in Czech translation as Moravští Židé v době emancipace (Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2015). He is one of the authors of Zwischen Prag und Nikolsburg: Leben in den böhmishcen Ländern (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019), which will appear in English as Prague and Beyond: Jews in the Bohemian Lands (University of Pennsylvania Press, 20201). He is currently working on a history of Hungarian Jewry, titled Manovill: A Tale of Two Hungarys.


Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A. Columbia University
B.A. Brown University

Courses taught by Michael Laurence Miller

Events with involvement of Michael Laurence Miller

Book launch for 𝑩𝒓𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝑬𝒙𝒊𝒍𝒆
September 21, 2023 - 3:00pm
November 29, 2022 - 4:30pm
Steinhof: A Difficult Modernity
May 5, 2021 - 4:00pm
Nazi Medical Crimes at the Psychiatric Hospital Am Steinhof
April 22, 2021 - 4:00pm
Reckoning with the Steinhof Legacy
February 18, 2021 - 5:00pm
Writing on Water
June 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
Lecture - Martin Piaček - Stories of the Non-Obvious Son
January 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France
November 27, 2017 - 4:30pm
Book launch - András László Pap : Democratic Decline in Hungary: Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy
November 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
Jewish Emancipations in the Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires - Conference
June 11, 2017 - 3:45pm
Florian Bieber - The Limits of Europeanization. Has EU Integration run its course in the Western Balkans?
March 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
JS Lecture Series - Javier Castaño - Elusive Souls: Jewish Converts and their Predicament in Early Modern Iberia
February 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
University-wide Seminar: Otherness: Acceptance or Refusal?
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
Rogers Brubaker - The National-Populist Moment
February 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Language policy in Slovakia since 1993: between emotions and pragmatism - Barbora Moormann-Kimáková
February 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Why Multiculturalism isn`t Dead: Liberal Law and the Empowerment of Gays and Muslims - Christian Joppke -
January 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

Projects with involvement of Michael Laurence Miller