Past Events

Historiography and Identity in the ‚New Europe‘, 1000-1300

2. - 3. November • Conference

Institut für Mittelalterforschung  • Seminar Rooms • Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien


The Origins and Meanings of
Yemeni Identity in Early Islam

Peter Webb (SOAS London)

30 October • Workshop

Institut für Mittelalterforschung • Seminar Rooms • Wohllebengasse 12-14, 1040 Wien

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Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the End of Times in Medieval Christianity, Islam and Buddhism

September 24 - 26 2015 • Conference

organized by the Institute for Medieval Research, the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia and the Institute for Social Anthropology

sponsored by MA7 (Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien)





Die Neudeutung der europäischen Geschichte von Ehe und Verwandtschaft und ihre Konsequenzen für die Mediävistik

Bernhard Jussen (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)

September 22 2015 • Presentation

SFB VISCOM & FSP Gemeinschaftskonzepte, Identitäten und politische Integration (Universität Wien)



July 6-9 2015

Venue: Institute for Medieval Studies – University of Leeds

sessions & abstracts

Peripheral polities of Byzantium and the Caliphate

April 20 2015 • 13:30-18:45h
second exploratory workshop

Seminar Rooms, Ground Floor
Wohllebengasse 12-14
1040 Wien


50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo
May 14-17 2015

Sessions organized by the Network for the Study of Late Antique and Early Medieval Monasticism Friday, May 15 2015

May 7 2015 • 16h30-18h00

VISCOM Lecture Series

Courtney Booker (UBC Vancouver)

Seminar Rooms,
Wohllebengasse 12-14
A-1040 Wien

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Friday 20 March • 16:30-18:00

Nora Berend

Organized by
SFB VISCOM and FSP Gemeinschaftskonzepte, Identitäten und politische Integration (Universität Wien) 

Seminar Rooms, Wohllebengasse 12-14, A-1040 Wien

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February 12 2015

14:00-15:30 (in Arabic)
Asmahan Al-Garoo

Politics and Antiquities in Yemen in the Writings of al-Hasan al-Hamdani in the 10th century

16:00-17:30 (in English)
G. Rex Smith

The Language of Ibn al-Mujāwir's Tārīkh al-Mustabsir 

Organized by
SFB Visions of Community (FWF) & the Institute for Social Anthropology

Location: Seminar Room, Apostelgasse 23, 1030 Wien


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