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Sabine Wieber


Sabine Wieber
University of Glasgow - School of Culture and Creative Arts


Sabine Wieber is Lecturer at History of Art, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow. Sabine contributed to MeLa in the first project year 2011-2012. Her research area is Nineteenth/early Twentieth-century Austrian and German art, architecture and design with a particular focus on the domestic interior. Sabine recently co-curated an international loan exhibition in Vienna entitled 'Madness & Modernity: Kunst und Wahn in Wien um 1900' which explored the complex relationship between psychiatry, mental illness and the visual arts in Vienna 1900. She has published on issues of German national identity, gender politics and identity, exhibition politics and display strategies, and is currently working on a monograph on salon culture in fin-de-siècle central Europe.


Selected publications:

Wieber, Sabine, Charlotte Behr, and Cornelie Usborne. 2010. "Picturing the Past." Special issue. Cultural & Social History 7, (4): 423-529.

Wieber, Sabine. 2009. "The German Interior at the Turn of the Last Century." in Designing the Modern Interior. Penny Sparke et al. (eds). Oxford: Berg.

Wieber, Sabine. 2006. "Staging the Past: Allotria’s Festzug Karl V and German National Identity." Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 10, (3), December: 523-551.

Wieber, Sabine. 2003. "From Kulturnation to Staatsnation: German National Identity, 1800-1890." in Confronting German Identities. Reinhold Heller (ed). Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Museum.