Past Events

Intellectual Methods and Practices

A VISCOM Serial Workshop
organised by the working group "Rethinking Scholastic Communities" (Birgit Kellner & Pascale Hugon)

Wed 27 March 2019

Attention: program change!

Yemen and the Tibet Session have swapped places. Please see the updated programme for more information. poster/programme

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Seminar Room 49
Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor
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Lecture by

Cullen Chandler

(Lycoming College, PA/University of St Andrews)

21 March 2019

Hollandstraße 11-13, 3rd floor
1020 Vienna

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Richard PAYNE (University of Chicago)

The First Iranians: Religion, Ethnicity, and Empire in Late Antiquity

25 February 2019 • 4.30 pm

Institute for Medieval Research
Hollandstraße 11-13, 3rd floor
A-1020 Vienna

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Adventures in Comparison: the Global Middle Ages

21-22 February, 2019 • International Conference, Vienna

21 Feb
Theatersaal (ÖAW)
Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Vienna

22 Feb
Sky Lounge (UniVie)
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna


24-25 January 2019

International Workshop


Seminar Rooms 50 and 49
Hollandstraße 11-13, 1st floor
1020 Wien

Contact & Information
+43 1 51581 / 7243


Hitomi Sato (Kônan Daigaku, Kobe):

Community in Medieval Japan: Religion, Community Structure, Conflicts and ‘Civil War’ in the Kinai and Neighbouring Areas (14th-16th Centuries)

Thomas D. Conlan (Princeton, USA):

Kings in All But Name: Ritual, Religion and Ōuchi daimyo of Western Japan 1350-1550

14 January 20191-4 p.m.

the workshop is organized by Philippe Buc (IOeG, Univiersity of Vienna) in cooperation with the IMaFo (ÖAW) and VISCOM

Institute for Medieval Research (ÖAW)

Medieval European History in a Maritime and Eurasian Perspectiv:
The Case of Viking Age Denmark

7 December 2018
Institute for Medieval Research
Hollandstraße 11-13, 3rd floor


Social and Cultural Communities across Medieval Monastic, Urban, and Courtly Cultures in High and Late Medieval Central Europe

Christina LUTTER, Daniel FREY, Károly GODA, Judit MAJOROSSY

Wednesday 5 December 2018 • 18:30 (s.t.)-20:00

in the framework of "Geschichte am Mittwoch" (GAM)

Universität Wien, Institut für Geschichte
Hörsaal 30
Universitätsring 1, A-1010 Wien


New Perspectives on Imperial Tibet

International Workshop

Project "The Tibetan Empire and the Formation of Buddhist Civilisation in the Highlands"

21-23 November 2018
Venue: IKGA, Hollandstraße 11-13, Seminar room, 2nd floor

Last-minute programme change! Papers by Langelaar and Takeuchi are cancelled. The paper by Berounsky will be read in Session 5 (Thursday afternoon), at 4pm. The concluding discussion of publication will be held on Thursday, 22 Nov, after Samuels' paper. The workshop will...

Gender and Inheritance Patterns in Rural Europe. Women as Wives, Widows, Daughters, Sisters

Martine Segalen

Lecture & Discussion

Organized by the CWG Kinship & Gender

6 November 2018

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

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Last Update: 26.03.19