Past Events


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

TWG „Spiritual Visions of Communities“: Texts, Sites and Interactions / „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 


International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds

3-6 July 2017



Secular and Ecclesiastical Networks in Medieval Central Europe, ca. 1100-1400

International Workshop • 8-9 June 2017

Erika-Weinzierl-Saal (HG Uni Wien)
Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien


Contact & Information

Organized by:
Universität Wien and University of Chicago, SFB VISCOM, and FSP Gemeinschaft, Konflikt und Integration (Universität Wien)

Last Update: 07.10.15