Past Events

Variations in Confessional and Ethnic Boundaries

Invited speakers:

IAN WOOD (University of Leeds)

MAX DEEG (Cardiff University)

2019, June 6, 16:00-18:00

Institute for Medieval Research
Hollandstraße 11-13, 3rd floor, Library

Walter POHL, Introduction
Ian WOOD, Arianism and Identity among the Early Medieval gentes: Variations in Time and Space
Max DEEG, Borderland Complex: Coming to Terms with India in Chinese Buddhism

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...

Last Update: 17.07.19