Elisa Heinrich

PhD Student

Visiting Scholar in November 2019

Modern and Contemporary History



Intimität und Zugehörigkeit. Frauenbewegungen in Deutschland verhandeln weibliche Homosexualität und Freundinnenschaft (1870-1914)


Elisa Heinrich is a PhD-Candidate and a Uni:Docs-Fellow at the department for Contemporary History, University of Vienna. She has a diploma in History and Gender Studies and is currently working on her dissertation on ‘Intimacy and Belonging. Negotiations of Female Homosexuality and Friendship in German Women's Movements 1870-1914'. Since 2013 she has joined different research projects at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Vienna where she conducted research in the fields of the history of Gender and Sexuality, Memory Politics and Biographical Studies.


Women's and Gender History, History of Sexuality with an emphasis on the History of Homosexualities in the 19th and 20th centuries, Women's Movements, Biographical Research, Memory Politics