Dr Yulia Komleva is Associate Professor at the Chair of Modern and Contemporary History of Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia. She graduated from the MA programme at Central European University (CEU, Budapest, Hungary), and received her PhD from the Ural State University (USU, Ekaterinburg, Russia). She became a recipient of the Russian Federation Ministry grant for the Postgraduate Research Support between 2003 and 2004; in 2004 participated in the Urals programme of Interregional Research in Social Studies supported by Russian Federation Ministry of Education, Carnegie Foundation and MacArthur Foundation; currently she is involved in the collaborative research project within the Russian Federal Target Programme for the Progress of Education (2009-2013); from January 2012 she will be a visiting fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (Vienna, Austria). Her scientific interests are primarily focused on the history of education during the Early Modern and Modern periods, as well as on the Modern history of Western and Central Europe (history of Austria and Germany, particularly), the history of social elites in Modern period, and the European society and culture in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dr Komleva is the author of about 20 academic publications, including two tutorials on Early Modern history of Germany, and two monographs: Svyashyennaya Rimskaya imperiya germanskoy natsii v novoye vremya. Saarbruecken: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010. (The Holy Roman Empire of German Nation in Modern Time), and Elite Schooling in Vienna (1870-1910): Social Factors of Academic Performance. Saarbruecken: VDM Verlag: Dr. Mueller Aktiengesellschaft & Co., 2009 (in English).