OeAW Fellow (2014–2017)








Martin Stechauner was an associated Researcher (2014–2017) at the Department of Religious Studies. He holds an M.A. (magister) in Religious Studies (2013) from the University of Vienna. From 2013 to 2015 he was a research fellow at the Center of Austrian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Mr Stechauner is currently conducting his doctoral research in the framework of a co-tutelle de thèse (joint study programme) between the University of Vienna and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research (The Sephardic Jews of Vienna: A Jewish Minority Crossing Borders) is funded by the Doctoral Fellowship Programme (DOC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). His specialty includes Sephardic and Oriental Judaism, Jewish history in the Habsburg Lands and contemporary Austria, as well as religious movements within the realms of the former Ottoman Empire. In addition, he has a keen interest in the areas of Buddhist philosophy, Islamic mysticism, and sociolinguistics.