Haag, Oliver

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Research Fellow

Austrian Center for Transcultural Studies


oliver.haag [at] transcultural-studies [dot] org


Oliver Haag is a Research Fellow at the Austrian Research Center for Transcultural Studies. Oliver studied History and Political Science at the University of Vienna, Austria. His research interests are in the areas of German reception of Indigenous cultures, politics of diversity, and theories of nation-building, with particular interest in Australia, the South Pacific, and Germany. Oliver is the author of academic writings on published Indigenous Australian autobiographies and (Indigenous) Australian literature in German translation. He has published in English- and German-speaking journals, including Aboriginal History, JASAL (Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature), and Zeitschrift für Genozidforschung (Journal of Genocide Research). Oliver is currently engaged in a research project on the reception of Oceanic literatures in Europe.

Available for guest lecturing: 
Topics on offer for guest lecturing: 

Reception of (Indigenous) Australian literature/culture in Europe (particularly in German and Dutch contexts)

Indigenous Australian autobiography and biography

Genocide Studies (comparative btw Germany/Australia)

Available for thesis supervision: