Member Details

Full Name

Dieter Reinisch

Membership Type

Professional Historian



Webster Vienna Private University, International Relations Department

Encounters with History : Terrorism & Political Violence in Human History [ROC/CRI]
The World System since 1500: Europe and the World [GLBL/CRI]
Social Movements [SSHB/OCOM]
The Age of Total War: Europe 1890-1945 [ROC/CRI]
Contemporary Europe: 1945-Present [ROC/CRI]
European University Institute, Department of History & Civilization

February 2019: PhD-Workshop: Stories of Lives, Lives of Stories
June 2017: Certified course “Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education”
University of Salzburg, Department of Gender Studies

BA/MA-Lecture: History of the Women’s Movement
BA/MA-Seminar: Women as Participants in Militant Social Movements
University of Vienna, Departments of History & Gender Studies

SE: Frauen & Politische Gewalt: Akteurinnen militanter sozialer Bewegungen
BA-Course: Introduction to Historical Methods, Theories & Archives
BA/MA-Lecture: Ulster-Scots & the Scots in Ulster. An Introduction to History, Language & Culture
(with Dr Bernhard Bauer, NUI Maynooth)
MA-Seminar: Political Violence in Ireland since 1800



2021: Performing Memory: Corporeality, Visuality, and Mobility after 1968, forthcoming (co-edited with Luisa Passerini).
2017: Die Frauen der IRA. Cumann na mBan und der Nordirlandkonflikt, 1968-1986 [Women of the IRA: Cumann na mBan and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1968-1986], Vienna: Promedia. (Reviewed: Niall Ó Dochartaigh, in: Irish Political Studies, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/07907184.2018.1459227)
2012: Der Urkommunismus: Auf den Spuren der egalitären Gesellschaft [Reader: Primitive Communism: In Search of the egalitarian Society], Vienna: Promedia.

Book Chapters

2020: Prisoners as Leaders of Political Change: Cage 11 and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland; in Martin Gutmann (Ed.), Historians on Leadership and Strategy: Case Studies from Antiquity to Modernity, Management for Professionals Series, Basel: Springer Nature, pp. 55-75; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-26090-3_4.
2018: Performing Resistance: Sport and Irish Republican Identity in Internment Camps and Prisons; in: Diethmar Dahlmann, Gregor Feindt & Anke Hilbrenner (Eds.), Sport under Unexpected Circumstances: Violence, Discipline, and Leisure in Penal and Internment Camps, Publications of the Institute for European History Mainz, Vol. 119, Goettingen: V&R, pp. 245-66; DOI: 10.13109/9783666310522.245.
2015: Partizipation von Frauen in sozialen Bewegungen: Cumann na mBan & die Spaltung der IRA, 1968-1970; in: Annemarie Profanter (Ed.), Kulturen in Dialog/Culture in Dialogo/Cultures in Dialogue, IV, Band 7, Vienna: Peter Lang, pp. 85-100.

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021: The Fight for Political Status in Portlaoise Prison, 1973-7: Prologue the H-Blocks Struggle; War & Society, Vol. 40/2, DOI: 10.1080/07292473.2021.1906452.
2020: Teenagers and young adults in dissident Irish republicanism: A case study of Na Fianna Éireann in Dublin; Critical Studies on Terrorism, DOI: 10.1080/17539153.2020.1820207.
2019: Sport, Memory and Nostalgia: The Lives of Irish Republicans in Internment Camps and Prisons, 1971-2000; The International Journal of the History of Sport, DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1692821.
2019: Women’s Agency and Political Violence: Irish Republican Women and the Formation of the Provisional IRA, 1967-70; Irish Political Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07907184.2018.1554565.
2017: Frauen in der irisch-republikanischen Bewegung nach 1969: Überlegungen zu Oral History, sensiblen Daten und dem Nordirlandkonflikt; BIOS, Jg. 28 (2015), Heft 1/2, pp. 231-49; DOI: 10.3224/bios.v28i1-2.12
2016: Political Prisoners and the Irish Language: A North-South Comparison; studi irlandesi, no 6/2016, pp. 239-58; DOI: 10.13128/SIJIS-2239-3978-18464.
2016: Cumann na mBan & Women in Irish Republican Paramilitary Organisations, 1969-1986; estudios irlandeses, 11/2016, pp. 149-62; DOI: 10.24162/EI2016-5980.