Past Events

10-12 October 2018

Categorising the Church II

Clerical and monastic communities in the Carolingian World (8th-10th centuries)

Ordonner l’Église II

Communautés cléricales et communautés monastiques
dans le monde carolingien (8e-10e s.)

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Salle René Crozet Hôtel Berthelot (Rez-de-chaussée) 24,
rue de la Chaîne 86 000 Poitiers

Cécile Treffort  - Poitiers
Emilie Kurdziel  - Poitiers
Rutger Kramer  - Virnns
Graeme Ward - Oxford

International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds (2-5 July 2018)

4 July 2018

Emmanuel Centre: Wilson Room
9.00-12.45 Investing in Memory: Civic Endowments, Material Culture, and Urban Communities I & II

Global Practices of Memory and Exchange I: Maritime Transfer and Communication in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean, c. 1200-1550
Global Practices of Memory and Exchange II: Acts of Remembering in Central European Towns and Cities, c. 1200-1550

Michael Sadler...


The Micropolitics of Greekness in Early Medieval Italy

Edward M. Schoolman

With a response by Clemens Gantner (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

8 May 2018 16:30-18:00

Seminar room 50
Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor
1020 Vienna

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Interdisciplinary Workshop of the Transversal Working Group
“Urban Communities and Non-Urban Sites”

26-27 April 2018



The Term Shaʿb 'Tribe, Commune' in Ancient Yemen: An Epigraphic Case Study

Mohammed Maraqten

(Qatar University)

TWG Tribes & Ethnicity and Institute for Social Anthropolgy (ÖAW)

12 April, 16:00

Venue: Institute for Social Anthropology, Seminar Room
Hollandstr. 11-13, 2nd floor
A-1020 Vienna

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A VISCOM Serial Workshop

CWG „Rethinking Scholastic Communities“

27 March 2018
Venue: Room 49, Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor, A-1020 Vienna



International Conference

Transversal Working Group Tribes and Ethnicity

18-19 January 2018

Venue: Room 49 & 50, Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor, A-1020 Vienna


Social Practices and Symbolical Representations of Community in Central Europe, Dalmatia, South Arabia and Tibet (1000–1600)


Interdisciplinary Workshop transversal working group ‘Urban Communities’

Vienna, November 16 - 17 2017

Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor
1020 Wien
Seminar room 47B


Static and Dynamic Aspects of Medieval and Early Modern Urban Communities:
A Comparative Topographical Approach

4–6 October 2017


Programme & Information



  • Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung
    Universität Wien
  • Wiener Stadt und Landesarchiv

Languages: English and German


transversal working group ‘Tribes and Ethnicity’

18 September 2017

Hollandstraße 11-13
3rd floor • library 



Last Update: 20.10.15