Center Austria donates new History Prize to Institute of History, Univ. of Innsbruck

On June 14, 2016, Dean Klaus Eisterer transferred this year's "historia scribere" prizes to students of the University of Innsbruck's History Department. Lisa-Marie Gruber won the UNO Center Austria Prize in Transatlantic History for her seminar paper "Colonialism in Early Modern History: The Rise of the Spanish Colonial Empire in the Sixteenth Century." The award is sponsored by the University of Innsbruck's Institute of Contemporary History, the Institute of History, and the Institute of Ancient History.