Mag. Martin Gumiela

Martin Gumiela studied History and German Language at the University of Vienna (Secondary School Teacher Accreditation Programme). He is a PhD-Candidate at the Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET) at the University of Vienna and an Associate (PraeDoc) of the research project „A Breach in the System: The "Polonia Firms" 1976-1994“ (Austrian Science Fund/ National Science Center Poland-NCN).

In his dissertation Martin Gumiela explores Austrian Polonia firms in late state socialist Poland as Polonia firms which were officially led by members of the Polish diaspora in Austria. His main research interests are the Contemporary History of Central and Eastern Europe, the History of State Socialism and Transformation as well as the History of Emotions.

 

Research Interests

  • Contemporary History of Central and Eastern Europe
  • History of State Socialism and Transformation
  • History of Emotions

 

Publications

Krwawe I przebiegłe? Kobiety władzy w wybranych państwach socjalistycznych [Bloody and perfidious? Women of power in chosen socialist states]. In: Karolina Białas, Katarzyna Jóźwik, Kalina Słaboszewska (Ed.), Kobiety i Władza (Warszawa 2019) pp. 114–126.