Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Daniel Winkler, Privatdoz.

Department of Romance Studies, University of Vienna

Since 2017, Daniel Winkler has been Assistant Professor at the Department of Romance Studies at the University of Vienna, where he teaches Italian, French and Francophone Literature, Cinema and Culture. He was Lecturer at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna and Research Fellow at the École normale supérieure and the Deutsches Historisches Institut in Paris, at the Interdisciplinary Centre for European Enlightenment Studies and the Dresden University of Technology. Daniel wrote his PhD thesis on Marseille as a cinematic city (Marseille! Eine Metropole im filmischen Blick, Schüren 2013, 2nd edition) and his postdoctoral project on Italian tragedy in the Age of Enlightenment (Vittorio Alfieri und das republikanische Tragödienprojekt, Fink 2016). Current research interests are in the fields of Political Aesthetics and Enlightenment, Literature, Film and Urban Imaginary, Migrant cinema and Mediterranean Studies.