René Kuczynski Prize 2016
awarded to Klemens Kaps for his book:

Ungleiche Entwicklung in Zentraleuropa: Galizien zwischen überregionaler Verflechtung und imperialer Politik (1772–1914)
Vienna/Cologne: Böhlau Verlag 2015, pp. 535, ISBN 978-3-205-79638-1

The awarding ceremony will take place within the opening of the 52nd ITH Conference on 15 September 2016, 8 pm, at the Museum Arbeitswelt Steyr, Wehrgrabengasse 7, A-4400 Steyr/Upper Austria.

Dr. Klemens Kaps
Research associate at the Department of Economic and Social History of the University of Vienna, lecturer at the Department of History of the University of Vienna. 2007-2010 research associate at the Institute for Eastern European History of the University of Vienna, doctorate 2011; 2011-2015 research associate at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla. Main research on economic disparities and trade in the Habsburg Monarchy between the 18th and 20th century.

Prof. Gerhard Botz (University of Vienna)
Prof. Rüdiger Hachtmann (Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam)
Prof. Claudia Jarzebowski (Freie Universität Berlin)
Prof. Andrea Komlosy (University of Vienna)
Prof. Alexander Nützenadel (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Prof. Jörg Roesler (Berlin)
Prof. Susan Zimmermann (ITH, Vienna & Central European University, Budapest)