Publications/Presentations

Project Members

WALTER POHL (project leader)

Monographs

Walter Pohl, Die Awaren. Ein Steppenvolk in Mitteleuropa, 567-822 n. Chr. (München 3. erg. Aufl. 2015)

Collected Volumes (editor)

Walter Pohl, Eirik Hovden and Christina Lutter (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016). 

Walter Pohl with Gerda Heydemann (eds.), Post-Roman Transitions: Christian and Barbarian Identities in the Early Medieval West (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 14, Turnhout 2013).

Walter Pohl with Gerda Heydemann (eds.), Strategies of Identification: Ethnicity and Religion in Early Medieval Europe (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 13, Turnhout 2013).

Walter Pohl, Clemens Gantner and Richard Payne (eds.), Visions of Community in the Post-Roman World. The West, Byzantium and the Islamic World, 300-1100 (London 2012).

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Walter Pohl, 'Genealogy: A Comparative Perspective from the Early Medieval West', in: Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter and Walter Pohl (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), 232-269.

Walter Pohl, 'Introduction: Meanings of Community in Medieval Eurasia', in: Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter and Walter Pohl (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), 1-23.

Walter Pohl, 'Migrations, ethnic groups, and state building', in: Michael Maas (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Attila (Cambridge 2015), 247-263.

Walter Pohl, 'Goths and Huns', in: James McInerey (ed.), Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Oxford 2015), 555-568.

Walter Pohl and Ian Wood: 'Introduction', in: Clemens Gantner, Rosamond McKitterick and Sven Meeder (eds.), The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe (Cambridge 2015), 1-13.

Walter Pohl, 'Creating cultural resources for Carolingian rule: Historians of the Christian empire', in: Clemens Gantner, Rosamond McKitterick and Sven Meeder (eds.), The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe (Cambridge 2015), 15-33.

Walter Pohl, 'Abschließende Bemerkungen: Fichtenaus Beiträge zur Mediävistik', in: Andreas Schwarcz and Christoph Egger (eds.), Urkunden – Schriften – Lebensordnungen: Neue Beiträge zur Mediävistik, Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung 63 (Wien 2015), 355-361.

Walter Pohl, 'Huns, Avars, Hungarians – Comparative Perspectives Based on Written Evidence', in: Jürgen Bemmann and Michael Schmauder (eds.), The Complexity of Interaction along the Eurasian Steppe Zone in the First Millennium CE (Bonn 2015), 693-702.

Walter Pohl, 'Political uses of ethnicity in early medieval Europe', in: University of Cologne Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource" (ed.), Ethnicity as a Political Resource: Conceptualizations across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods  (Bielefeld 2015), 201-208.

Walter Pohl, 'Von der römischen Herrschaft bis zur Karolingerzeit (15 v. Chr. bis 907), in: Thomas Winkelbauer (ed.), Geschichte Österreichs, (Stuttgart 2015), 33-62.

Walter Pohl, ‘Why not marry a foreign woman: Stephen III’s letter to Charlemagne’, in: Valerie Garver and Owen Phelan (eds.), Rome and Religion in the Early Middle Ages (Farnham 2014), 47-63.

Walter Pohl, ‘Christian and barbarian identities in the early medieval West: introduction’, in: Walter Pohl and Gerda Heydemann (eds.), Post-Roman Transitions: Christian and Barbarian Identities in the Early Medieval West (Turnhout 2013), 1-46.

Walter Pohl, ‘Introduction: Strategies of identification. A methodological profile’, in: Walter Pohl and Gerda Heydemann (eds.), Strategies of Identification: Ethnicity and Religion in Early Medieval Europe (Turnhout 2013), 1-64.

Walter Pohl, ‘National origin narratives in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy’, in: P. Geary and G. Klaniczay (eds.), Manufacturing Middle Ages. Entangled History of Medievalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe (Leiden 2013), 13-50.

Walter Pohl, ‘Rituali del potere: l’impero e il barbaricum’, in: I. Baldini and S. Cosentino (eds.), Potere e politica nell'età della famiglia teodosiana (395-455): I linguaggi dell’impero, le identità dei barbari (Bari 2013), 51-64.

Walter Pohl, ‘Ethnische Identitäten in Südosteuropa als Forschungsproblem’, in: C. Märtl and P. Schreiner (eds.), Jakob Philipp Fallmerayer (1790-1861): Der Gelehrte und seine Aktualität im 21. Jahrhundert (Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, phil.-hist. Klasse, N.F. 139, München 2013), 143-5.

Walter Pohl, ‘Introduction: ethnicity, religion and empire’, in: Walter Pohl, Clemens Gantner and Richard Payne (eds.), Visions of Community in the Post-Roman World: The West, Byzantium and the Islamic World, 300-1100 (Farnham 2012), 1-2.

Walter Pohl with Ruth Wodak, ‘The Discursive Construction of ‘Migrants and Migration’’, in: Michaela Messer, Renée Schroeder and Ruth Wodak (eds.), Migrations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Wien 2012), 205-212.

Journal Articles

Walter Pohl, 'Editor’s Introduction: Empires – Elements of Cohesion and Signs of Decay', in: Medieval Worlds 2 (December 2015) 2-5; DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no2_2015s2.

Walter Pohl, 'Identità etniche e Cristianesimo nella tarda Antichità e nell’alto Medioevo, in: Identità etniche, identità collettive, identità religiose: Problemi aperti in prospettiva diacronica', in: Reti Medievali 16.1 (2015), 59-72; DOI: 10.6092/1593-2214/460.

Walter Pohl and Andre Gingrich, 'Medieval Worlds – Introduction to the first issue; Visions of Community. Comparative Approaches to Ethnicity, Region and Empire in Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (400-1600 CE)', in: Medieval Worlds 1 (July 2015), 2-4, 138-47; DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no1_2015s2.

Walter Pohl, ‘Comparing Communities – the Limits of Typology’, in: Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter (eds.), Visions of Community: Comparative Approaches to Medieval Forms of Identity in Europe and Asia, History and Anthropology Special Issue (2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘„Visions of Community“ im interkulturellen Vergleich’, in: Historicum 31 (2014), 12-13. 

Papers, Presentations, Workshops 

Walter Pohl, ‘Tra Pavia e Monza: Le dinamiche del potere’, paper presented at Theodolinda: I Longobardi all’alba dell’Europa (Gazzada die Schianno/Monza, 3.12.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Huns and Avars’, paper presented at Empires to Remember (Vienna, 26.11.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Völkerwanderung – Migrationen vor 1500 Jahren und ihre Folgen’, paper presented at Festvortrag bei der Überreichung des Goldenen Ehrenzeichens für Verdienste um das Land Kärnten an Franz Glaser (Klagenfurt, 12.10.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Introduction’, paper presented at Historiography and Identity in the New Europe, 11th-13th century (Vienna, 2.11.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘A historical migration and its methodological implications: The case of the Lombard invasion of Italy’, paper presented at Genetic History: A Challenge to Historical and Archaeological Studies (Berlin, 2.10.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response’, paper presented at Netzwerk-Treffen – Transkulturelle Verflechtungen im mittelalterlichen Euromediterraneum (Erfurt, 30.09.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Sächsische Identitäten und die Bedetung der Ethnizität im frühmittelalterlichen Europa’, paper presented at Sachsensymposion (Leipzig, 12.09.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Behind Distant Mirrors: Who Needs the Early Middle Ages?’, paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 9.07.2015).  

Walter Pohl, ‘Barbarians and the Roman Empire – towards a framework of comparison’, paper presented at Between Empires – Rupture, Transmission and Transformation (Beijing, 27.06.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response: Kapitel 1 – Frühmittelalter’, paper presented at UTB-Kulturgeschichte der Überlieferung in Mittel- und Südosteuropa (Vienna, 18.06.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Disintegration and Identity in the Late Roman West: The World of Sidonius Apollinaris’, paper presented at Empires and Communities 3 (Vienna, 29.05.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Mitteleuropa vom 4. bis ins 7. Jahrhundert’, paper presented at Tagung Heiliger Martin – Tradition und historischer Kontext (Rechnitz, 5.05.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Genealogies, dynasties and kinship in the Early Middle Ages’, paper presented at All Souls College, Medieval Seminar (Oxford, 27.04.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘What did ethnicity mean in the Early Middle Ages?’, paper presented at Identity, Ethnicity and Nationhood before Modernity: Old Debates and New Perspectives (Oxford, 25.04.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Introduction’, paper presented at In the Shadows of Empire: Peripheral polities in the Eurasian Middle Ages 2 (Vienna, 20.04.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response: Identities and identifications on the margins of empire’, paper presented at Ideologies and Identities in the Medieval Byzantine World (Vienna, 17.04.2015).

Walter Pohl, ‘Losing Antiquity. Breaks and Transformations in Italy, 535-600’, paper presented at Italy and Medieval Europe: Conference in Honour of Chris Wickham (Rome, 22.01.2015).

Walter Pohl, 'Shadows of empire in a Eurasian perspective', paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 09.07.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Strategies of identification in early medieval European historiography', paper presented at VISCOM: Historiographies of Identity VI: Historiography and identity around 1000 CE: China and the West (Vienna, 25.06.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'The Role of Ethnicity in the Post-Roman Kingdoms', paper presented at In the shadows of empire: Peripheral polities in the Eurasian Middle Ages (Vienna, 23.06.2014).

Walter Pohl and Michael Kulikowski, 'Ways to study barbarians – old debates & new problems', paper presented at Ways to Study Barbarians – Old Debates & New Problems (Vienna, 18.06.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Introduction: Identities, solidarities, ethnicity: some comparative perspectives', paper presented at Empires and Communities II (Vienna, 06.06.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Introduction: Transformations of Romanness in the Early Middle Ages', paper presented at Being Roman after Rome V: Transformations of Romanness in the Early Middle Ages (Vienna, 26.05.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Introduction', paper presented at VISCOM: Historiographies of Identity V: Narrating Communities Between Latin and Vernaculars, 1250-1500 (Prague, 15.04.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Has ethnicity been employed as a political resource in pre-modern historical periods?', paper presented at Conceptualizing Ethnicity as a Political Resource – across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods (Köln, 04.04.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Longobard history: problems and issues', paper presented at Tracing Migration from Pannonia to Italy using aDNA (Les Trailles, 12.03.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Barbarian migrations and invasions as a historical problem', paper presented at Tracing Migration from Pannonia to Italy using aDNA (Les Trailles, 11.03.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Identità etniche e Cristianesimo nella tarda antichità e nell’alto medioevo', paper presented at Identità etniche e religiose tra antichità e modernità. Questioni di metodo in prospettiva diacronica (Naples, 11.02.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Von der Ethnogenese zur Identitätsforschung', paper presented at Neue Wege der Frühmittelalterforschung: Bilanz und Perspektiven (Institut für Mittelalterforschung) (Vienna, 30.01.2014).

Walter Pohl, 'Building on Paul the Deacon in Southern Italy', paper presented at Historiographies of Identity IV: History and Identity towards  the End of the First Millennium (Vienna, 17.12.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Visions of Community: Präsentation eines Projektes', paper presented at ÖAW, Sitzung der Phil.-Hist. Klasse (ÖAW) (Vienna, 12.12.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Introduction', paper presented at VISCOM Mid-Term Conference: Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Vienna, 28.11.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Being Roman after Rome: a Multiple Identity and its Changes', paper presented at Being Roman after Rome IV. The Transformations of Romanness: Regions and Identities (Vienna, 30.10.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Völkerwanderung', paper presented at Montagsforum (Europäische Akademie für Geschichte und Kultur) (Dornbirn, 14.10.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Planning for Knowledge Exchange: Cultural memory and the resources of the past, 400-1000 AD', paper presented at HERA JRP Conference: Cultural Encounters (Hera) (Dubrovnik, 01.10.2013).

Walter Pohl, '‚Morbus Gothorum‘. Nachfolgeprobleme bei Westgoten und Langobarden', paper presented at The Arts of Succession (Exzellenzcluster „Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration") (Konstanz, 27.07.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Being Roman after Rome: An Introduction', paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 02.07.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Historical Writing in the Regnum Langobardorum', paper presented at Historiographies of Identity III: From Post Roman Multiplicity to Carolingian Convergence (SFB Visions of Community (FWF), Princeton University & ERC OVERMODE) (Vienna, 18.06.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'In the shadows of empire: Imperial, ethnic and dynastic polities in late antiquity and the Middle Ages', paper presented at VISCOM Workshop Empires and Communities 2 (Vienna, 07.06.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Migration and identity in the Eurasian steppe – comparative perspectives from the West', paper presented at Worlds in Motion: Rome, China and the Eurasian Steppe – ca 250-650 A.D. (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton US, 28.05.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Writing Christian Empire in Late Antiquity', paper presented at Historiographies of Identity II: Historiographies as Reflection about Community – Ancient and Christian Models (Princeton US, 25.05.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Walchen, Römer und Romanen: Einige historische Schlußfolgerungen', paper presented at Being Roman after Rome 2: Walchen, Vlachen, Ladiner II: Romanen und ihre Fremdbezeichnungen im Frühmittelalter (Vienna, 23.04.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Ethnicity in the Carolingian Empire', paper presented at Civilizational Formation: The Carolingian and Abbasid Eras. An International Conference in Celebration of Thomas F.X. Noble (South Bend US, 15.04.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Perché non sposare una figlia di Desiderio – la polemica papale contro le 'alienigenae uxores' nel contesto', paper presented at Convegno: Il regno di Desiderio (Brescia, 22.03.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Social Cohesion, Identity and Religion in Europe (400-1200) – Presentation of the ERC Advanced Grant Project', paper presented at ISTA, ‘ERC Widening Participation Event’ (Maria Gugging, 01.03.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Creating cultural resources for Carolingian rule: Historians of the Christian empire', paper presented at Cultural Memories and the Resources of the Past in the Early Middle Ages – HERA Conference (Rome, 21.02.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Origin stories, language and identity in early medieval Europe', paper presented at Anfangsgeschichten/Origin Stories: Der Beginn volkssprachlicher Schriftlichkeit in komparatistischer Perspektive (Vienna, 06.02.2013).

Walter Pohl, 'Identity and Identification – The Vienna School Approach', paper presented at Religious Acculturation III – International Workshop (Vienna, 17.01.2013).

Walter Pohl, ‘Historiographies of Identity – Narrating Community – Methodological Approaches’, paper presented at Historiography and Identity – Methodological Perspectives (Vienna, 18.10.2012).   

Walter Pohl, ‘Germanic Peoples in Central Europe. Historical and Archaeological Research’, paper presented at 2nd International Congress of Polish History (Cracow, 13.09.2012).

Walter Pohl, ‘Barbarian Histories as Scripts for Identity’, paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 10.07.2012).

Walter Pohl, ‘Introduction: VISCOM – Presentation of the Project’, paper presented at Methods of Comparison in the Historical and Social Sciences: First VISCOM Conference (Vienna, 26.01.2012).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response’, paper given at Diverging paths? The shapes of power and institutions in the Medieval Christian and Islamic Worlds (Madrid, 08.07.2011).

Walter Pohl, ‘Ethnische Identitäten in Südosteuropa als Forschungsproblem‘, paper presented at Tagung zum 150. Todestag von Jakob Philipp Fallmerayer (Munich, 06.06.2011).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response: Governance to What Effect: Effectiveness and Legitimacy’, paper presented at Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood (Berlin, 27.05.2011).

Walter Pohl, ‘Response: Comparative aspects: Ethno-political structures in the Danubo-Carpathian region from Ancient to Early Medieval Times’, paper presented at Dacians and Dacianism. Sources and discourses from Antiquity to Modern Times (Vienna, 14.05.2011).


CINZIA GRIFONI

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Cinzia Grifoni, Groups and Ethnic Nomenclature: The Concept of Populus Gentium in the Early Medieval Latin West, c. 400-1200, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, I: Strategies of Othering in Medieval Eurasia (Leeds, 5 July 2017).

Cinzia Grifoni, Sententia legis? Bishops Teaching and Bishops Taught in Hrabanus Maurus’s De institutione clericorum, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Categorising the Church: Debates about Religious Communities in the Carolingian World (Vienna, 4 May 2017). 

Cinzia Grifoni, Lingua inerudita: Latin grammars before and after Charlemagne's Epistula de litteris colendis, paper presented at the International VISCOM Workshop Getting Better All the Time: Carolingian Correctio Then and Now (Cambridge, 17 February 2017).

Cinzia Grifoni, La figura di Pipino in opere grammaticali latine tra ottavo e nono secolo: la Disputatio Pippini cum Albino, paper presented at the international workshop Spes Italiae. The kingdom of Pippin, the Carolingians and Italy (781-810) (Trento, 25 November 2016).

Cinzia Grifoni, Sententia legis? Bishops Teaching and Bishops Taught in Hrabanus Maurus' De Institutione Clericorum, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Separation of Church and Church in the Carolingian Era, 8th-10th Centuries, III: Adaptation and Exaptation (Leeds, 4 July 2016).


RUTGER KRAMER

Collected volumes (contributor)

Rutger Kramer, 'Adopt, adapt and improve: Dealing with the Adoptionist controversy at the court of Charlemagne', in: Rob Meens et al. eds., Religious Franks: Religion and Politics in the Frankish World (Manchester; Manchester University Press 2016).

Rutger Kramer, 'Introduction: Spiritual communities across medieval Eurasia', in: Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Brill; Leiden 2016).

Rutger Kramer, ‘Teaching Emperors: Transcending the Boundaries of Carolingian Monastic Communities’, in: Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Leiden: Brill, 2016).

'"...quia cor regis in manu Dei est...": The Pharaoh in Carolingian monastic narratives', in: Francois Bougard, Philippe Depreux and Régine Le Jan (eds.), Compétition et Sacré au Haut Moyen Âge: Entre Médiation et Exclusion, Haut Moyen Âge 21 (Brepols; Turnhout 2014), 137-161; DOI: M.HAMA-EB.5.107349typo3/

Rutger Kramer, ‚…ut normam salutiferam cunctis ostenderet: représentations de l’autorité impériale dans la Vita Benedicti Anianensis et la Vita Adalhardi‘, in: Marie-Céline Isaia and Thomas Granier (eds.), Normes et Hagiographie dans L'Occident Chrétien (Ve-XVIe Siecles): Actes du Colloque International de Lyon, 4-6 Octobre 2010 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2014), 101-11; DOI: M.HAG-EB.1.102184

Rutger Kramer, 'Justified & Ancient: Bishops and the Bible in the Relatio Compendiensis', in: Sören Kaschke and Martin Gravel eds., Politische Theologie und Geschichte unter Ludwig dem Frommen / Histoire et théologie politiques sous Louis le Pieux, Relectio: Karolingische Perspektiven – Perspectives carolingiennes – Carolingian Perspectives, 2, (Ostfildern: De Gruyter, forthcoming)

Journal Articles

Rutger Kramer and Veronika Wieser, 'You Only Die Twice? Abbots between Community and Empire – The Cases of Martin of Tours and Benedict of Aniane', in: Hortus Artium Medievalium 23/2 (2017), 545-555. 

Rutger Kramer, 'Order in the church: understanding councils and performing ordines in the Carolingian world', in: Early Medieval Europe 25/1 (2017), 54-69.

Rutger Kramer and Clemens Gantner, 'Lateran Thinking: Building an Idea of Rome in the Carolingian Empire', in: Viator 47/3 (2016), 1-26.

Rutger Kramer, 'Agobard of Lyon, empire, and adoptionism: Re-using heresy to purify the faith', in: Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference 4 (2016), 8-23; Open Access.

Rutger Kramer, '"Ecce Fabula!" Problem-solving by numbers in the Carolingian world: The case of the Propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes', in: MEMSA Journal 2 (2016), 15-40.

Rutger Kramer and Eirik Hovden, ‘Wondering about Comparison: Enclaves of Learning in Medieval Europe and South Arabia – Prolegomena to an Intercultural Comparative Research Project’, in: Networks and Neighbours 1 (2014), 20-45

Rutger Kramer and Irene van Renswoude, ‘Dissens, Debatte und Diskurs: Kirche und Imperium in der Karolingerzeit’, in: Historicum 31 (2014), 22-27.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Rutger Kramer, …And There Was Much Rejoicing: Bearing Good News to the Carolingian Court, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Rhetoric of Emotions and the Politics of Debate in the Carolingian World, I: Mixed Emotions (Leeds, 4 July 2017).

Rutger Kramer, With Enemies Like These...: Benedict of Aniane, Adalhard of Corbie and the Perils of Contentio, paper presented at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, VISCOM Session 12 angry Carolingians (Kalamazoo, 13 May 2017).

Rutger Kramer, Distinguished Gentle Men? Gender and Authority in the Institutio Canonicorum, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Categorising the Church: Debates about Religious Communities in the Carolingian World (Vienna, 5 May 2017).

Rutger Kramer, Alienation and Authority: The Flaws of a Carolingian Saint, paper presented at the conference The Medieval Brain (York, 11 March 2017). 

Rutger Kramer, Change We Can Believe In: Corrections and Councils in Contemporary Carolingian Chronicles, paper presented at the International VISCOM Workshop Getting Better All the Time: Carolingian Correctio Then and Now (Cambridge, 17 February 2017). 

Rutger Kramer, Many Lives, One Story: The Gesta Sanctorum Rotonensium and the Making of Redon, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Medieval Biographical Collections: Perspectives from Buddhist, Christian and Islamic Worlds (Vienna, 12 January 2017). 

Rutger Kramer, Lucky 813: Charlemagne's ius regni and the Empire of Louis the Pious, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Art of Succession, I: Ideals in the Carolingian Empire (Leeds, 7 July 2016).

Rutger Kramer, "…tam Romani quam et Salici…": Karolingische Belange und lokale Identitäten im frühmittelalterlichen Aquitanien (767-843), paper presented at Historisches Seminar, Universität Zürich, (Zürich, 31 May 2016).

Rutger Kramer, The Exemption that Proves the Rule: Alcuin, Theodulf and Charlemagne in Conflict (802), paper presented at Religious Exemption and the State in the Pre-Modern World, 400-1300 (Sheffield, 14-16 April 2016)

Rutger Kramer, And Men Below, and Saints Above: Pastoral Power, Purity, and Politics in the Carolingian Empire, paper presented at International Conference Making Ends Meet: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the End of Times in Medieval Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (Vienna, 24-26 September 2015)

Rutger Kramer, Ecce Fabula! Problem-Solving by Numbers in the Carolingian World, paper presented at Durham University MEMSA Conference Darkness and Illumination: The Pursuit of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern World (Durham, 15 July 2015)

Rutger Kramer, (You're Not) The Boss of Me: Bishops, Monks, and Nuns in the Institutio Canonicorum and the Institutio Sanctimonialium, paper presented at International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, II: A Force of Habit? - Gender and Monasticism in the Carolingian Era (Leeds, 9 July 2015).

Rutger Kramer, ...veris disputationum iaculis armatus...: Benedict of Aniane Goes to Court, paper presented at 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Session Carolingian Monasticism I: Benedict of Aniane Reconsidered (Kalamazoo, 15 May 2015).

Rutger Kramer, Respondent – at Tagung des Konstanzer Arbeitskreises für mittelalterliche Geschichte e. V., Kleine Welten: Ländliche Gesellschaften im Karolingerreich (Reichenau, 24-27 March 2015).

Rutger Kramer, Winking at Transgression: Heterodoxy and the Establishment of the Carolingian Empire, paper presented at Breaking the Rules! LUCAS International Graduate Conference (Leiden, 29 Jan 2015).

Rutger Kramer, The Usual Suspects: Debating Councils and Capitularies in the Early 9th Century, 813-822, paper presented at International Medieval Congress, Session Rules of Debate: The Sequel III – Shut Up and Let Me Go: When Is a Debate Done? (Leeds, 10 July 2014).

Rutger Kramer, The Good, the Bad, and the Trinity: Ecclesia, Empire, and the Adoptianist Controversy in the Age of Charlemagne, paper presented at AHA/ASCH Winter Meeting 2014 (Washington DC, 6 Jan 2014).

Rutger Kramer, Teaching Empire, Knowing Empire: Transcending the Boundaries of Carolingian Monastic Communities, paper presented at the VISCOM Conference Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Vienna, 27 Nov 2013).

Rutger Kramer, 'Monks on the Via Regia?: Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel between Ideal and Reality', paper presented at International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, VII: Enclaves of Learning - Religion, Ideologies, and Practices in Europe, Arabia, and Tibet (Leeds, 02.07.2013)

Rutger Kramer, 'A Crowning Effort: History and Empire in the so–called Chronicle of Moissac', paper presented at VISCOM Workshop: Historiographies of Identity 3 - From Post-Roman Multiplicity to Carolingian Convergence (Vienna, 17-18.06.2013)

Rutger Kramer, 'Justified and Ancient: The Carolingian Episcopacy and the Use of the Bible in the Relatio Compendiensis', paper presented at Princeton-Oxford-Vienna Graduate Seminar 'The Transformation of Elites' (Oxford, 16-18.05.2013)

Rutger Kramer and Irene van Renswoude (Utrecht University), 'Dissens, Debatte und Diskurs: Kirche und Imperium in der Karolingerzeit', paper presented as part of the VISCOM Ringvorlesung on Visions of Community - Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen und soziale Kohärenz im mittelalterlichen Europa, Südarabien und Tibet im Vergleich (Wien, 10.04.2013)

Rutger Kramer, ‘Lateran Thinking: The Idea of Rome and the Carolingian Church Reforms’, paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 10.07.2012)

Rutger Kramer, ‘...quia cor regis in manu Dei est... : the Pharaoh in Carolingian Monastic Narratives’, paper presented at Compétition et sacré au haut Moyen Âge: entre médiation et exclusion (IVe-XIe siècle) (Limoges, 02.07.2012)

Rutger Kramer, ‘Big World, Small Horizons: Imperial Visions on Local Communities in the Age of Charlemagne and Louis the Pious’, paper presented at Local identities and social cohesion (700-1050) I: Local priests and social cohesion (Vienna, 23.04.2012)

Rutger Kramer, ‘A different kind of Other: the outside world in Carolingian monastic narratives’, paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 12.07.2011)

Cooperation

Organization: Hludowicus Session Strand (2 sessions) at the International Medieval Congress 2013 (Leeds, 04.07.2013)

Organization: International VISCOM Session Strand (7 sessions) at the International Medieval Congress 2013 (Leeds, 01-02.07.2013)


VERONIKA WIESER

Collected Volumes (editor)

Veronika Wieser, Christian Zolles, Catherine Feik, Martin Zolles and Leopold Schlöndorff (eds.), Abendländische Apokalyptik. Kompendium zur Genealogie der Endzeit (Kulturgeschichte der Apokalyptik 1, Berlin 2013).

Collected volumes (Contributor)

Veronika Wieser, ‘Roms wilde Völker: Grenzüberschreitungen und Untergangsstimm(ung)en im letzten Jahrhundert des römischen Imperiums’, in: W. Brandes, F. Schmieder and R. Voss (eds.), Peoples of the Apocalypse: Eschatological Beliefs and Political Scenarios (Millennium Studies 63, Berlin 2016), 23-50.

Veronika Wieser with Christian Zolles and Martin Zolles, ʻEinleitungʼ, in: Veronika Wieser, Christian Zolles, Catherine Feik, Martin Zolles and Leopold Schlöndorff (eds.), Abendländische Apokalyptik. Kompendium zur Genealogie der Endzeit (Kulturgeschichte der Apokalyptik 1, Berlin 2013), 11-35.

Veronika Wieser, ʻDie Weltchronik des Sulpicius Severus. Fragmente einer Sprache der Endzeit im ausgehenden 4. Jahrhundertʼ, in: Veronika Wieser, Christian Zolles, Catherine Feik, Martin Zolles and Leopold Schlöndorff (eds.), Abendländische Apokalyptik. Kompendium zur Genealogie der Endzeit, Kulturgeschichte der Apokalyptik 1, (Berlin 2013), 661-692.

Journal Articles

Veronika Wieser and Rutger Kramer, 'You Only Die Twice? Abbots between Community and Empire – The Cases of Martin of Tours and Benedict of Aniane', in: Hortus Artium Medievalium 23/2 (2017), 545-555.

Veronika Wieser and Gerda Heydemann, ‘Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen in Zeiten des Umbruchs: Der Gebrauch der Bibel in Europa zwischen Antike und Frühmittelalter’, in: Historicum 31 (2014), 14-21.

Papers, Presentations and Workshops

Veronika Wieser, Death and Devotion: The Construction of Sanctity at the Shrine of St Felix in Nola, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Transmission of Holiness: Saints, Texts, and Communities (Leeds, 3 July 2017). 

Veronika Wieser, Ideologies of Death and Salvation at Early Medieval Saints' Shrines, paper presented at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, VISCOM Session Purity: Early Medieval Perspectives I+II (Kalamazoo, 14 May 2017). 

Veronika Wieser, ‘No one comes to the Father except through me’: Church Fathers in the Institutio Canonicorum and Beyond, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Categorising the Church: Debates about Religious Communities in the Carolingian World (Vienna, 4 May 2017).

Veronika Wieser, Last Things: Fear of Death and Notions of Salvation in Late Roman Society, paper presented at the conference The Medieval Brain (York, 11 March 2017).

Veronika Wieser and Graeme Ward, Cataloguing Community: Reading Jerome’s On Illustrious Men in the post-Roman World, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Medieval Biographical Collections: Perspectives from Buddhist, Christian and Islamic Worlds (Vienna, 12 January 2017). 

Veronika Wieser, ‘No one comes to the Father except through me’: Church Fathers in the Institutio Canonicorum and Beyond, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Separation of Church and Church in the Carolingian Era, 8th-10th Centuries, III: Adaptation and Exaptation (Leeds, 4 July 2016).

Veronika Wieser, Exitus in paradisum: The Many Ways of Searching Paradise in the Fifth-Century Community of Nola, paper presented at Gardens and Enclosures: The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society’s Second Annual Conference (Edinburgh, 6 May 2016).

Veronika Wieser, Introduction: Making Ends Meet: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the End of Times in Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Making Ends Meet: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the End of Times in Medieval Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (Vienna, 24 September 2015). 

Veronika Wieser, ‘Like a safe tower on a steady rock’: Wives and Mothers in the Ascetic Networks of Late Antiquity, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Ascetic Conversion and Ascetic Networks in Late Antiquity (Leeds, 7 July 2015). 

Veronika Wieser, Joined in Friendship and Faith: The Ascetic Communities of Primuliacum and Nola as Spiritual Crossroads, paper presented at the International Workshop Linking the Mediterranean: Regional and Trans-Regional Interactions in Times of Fragmentation (300-800 CE) (Vienna, 11 December 2014). 

Veronika Wieser, Making Ends Meet: Debates on the Last Judgement in Christian Communities of the Late Roman Empire, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Rules of Debate: The Sequel, II - Models, Manners, and Proper Tools: How to Talk and Establish Orthodoxy (Vienna, 7 July 2014).

Veronika Wieser, Stimm(ung)en des Untergangs. Zu Vorstellungen von Ende und Erlösung in den Werken des Paulinus von Nola, paper presented at conference Das Testament der Zeit - (Post)apokalyptische Annäherungen (Regensburg, 26 June 2014).

Veronika Wieser, “Like a Thief in the Night”: The Last Judgment in the Christian Communities of the Late Roman Empire, paper presented at the VISCOM Mid Term Conference Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Vienna, 28 November 2013).

Veronika Wieser, The Best Prophets of the Future: Bishops and Kings in Late Antiquity, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, III: Time and History in the Construction of Authority (Leeds, 1 July 2013).

Veronika Wieser, Spanning the Century: Narratives between past and future in the Chronicles of Jerome, Sulpicius Severus and Hydatius, paper presented at the International VISCOM Workshop Historiographies of Identity II - Historiographies as Reflection about Community: Ancient and Christian Models (Princeton, 25 May 2013).

Veronika Wieser, Apocalypse, not now?! Eine Kulturgeschichte der Apokalypse im Frühmittelalter: religiöse und politische Ordnungen, paper presented at the Ringvorlesung Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen und soziale Kohärenz im mittelalterlichen Europa, Asien und Tibet im Vergleich (Vienna, 2013).

Veronika Wieser, Narrating Time: Different Perspectives of End-Time in the Works of Augustine, Jerome, and Sulpicius Severus, paper presented at International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 12.07.2012).

Veronika Wieser, Apocalyptic narratives and the construction of symbolic hierarchies in Late Antiquity, paper presented at Princeton-Oxford-Vienna Graduate Exchange (Vienna, 19.05.2012) Cooperation March – July 2012 Visiting Scholar at the Freie Universität Berlin, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut für Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, invited by prof. Stefan Esders.


FRANCESCO BORRI (associated project member)

(March 2011 - November 2012; currently working in his own FWF-funded project, The Transformation of Roman Dalmatia)

Journal Article

Francesco Borri, ‘White Croatia and the arrival of the Croats: an interpretation of Constantine Porphyrogenitus on the oldest Dalmatian history, in: Early Medieval Europe 19 (2011), pp. 204-31.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Francesco Borri, ‘Le identità della Dalmazia altomedievale’, paper presented at the Università di Verona (Verona, 25.5.2011)

Francesco Borri, ‘Weisskroatien und die kroatische Wanderung‘, paper presented at the Interdisziplinärer Arbeitskreis Frühmittelalter , Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte der Universität Wien (Vienna, 21.06.2012)

Francesco Borri, ‘Slavs and Romans on the Adriatic Arc before and after the Treaty of Aachen’, paper presented at The Treaty of Aachen 812, Univceristy of Zadar (Zadar, Croatia, 27.09.2012)

Prizes

Early Medieval Europe Essay Prize 2011.


GERDA HEYDEMANN (associated project member)

Collected volumes (editor)

Gerda Heydemann and Walter Pohl (eds.), Post-Roman Transitions: Christian and Barbarian Identities in the Early Medieval West (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 14, Turnhout 2013).

Gerda Heydemann and Walter Pohl (eds.), Strategies of Identification: Ethnicity and Religion in Early Medieval Europe (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 13, Turnhout 2013).

Collected volumes (contributor)

Gerda Heydemann, ‘The Orator as Exegete: Cassiodorus as a Reader of the Psalms’, in: Janet Nelson and Damien Kempf (eds.) Reading the Bible in the Early Middle Ages (London 2015), 19-42.

Gerda Heydemann, ‘People(s) of God? Biblical Exegesis and the Language of Community in the Post-Roman West, in: Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter and Walter Pohl (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), 27-60.

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Biblical Israel and the Christian gentes: Social Metaphors and Concepts of Community in Cassiodorus‘ Expositio Psalmorum’, in: Walter Pohl and Gerda Heydemann (eds.), Strategies of Identification. Ethnicity and Religion in Early Medieval Europe (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 13, Turnhout 2013), 65-142.

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Relics and Texts: Hagiography and Authority in Ninth-Century Francia’, in: Peter Sarris, Matthew dal Santo and Philip Booth (eds.), An Age of Saints: Power, Conflict and Dissent in Early Medieval Christianity, (Leiden and Boston 2011), 187-204.

Journal Articles

Gerda Heydemann and Veronika Wieser, ‘Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen in Zeiten des Umbruchs: Der Gebrauch der Bibel in Europa zwischen Antike und Frühmittelalter’, in: Historicum 31 (2014), 14-21.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Ethnische Identitäten und christlicher Diskurs im frühmittelalterlichen Europa‘, paper presented at Preisverleihung und Fachkolloquium anläßlich der Verleihung des Anneliese Maier-Forschungspreises an Prof. Patrick Geary, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung (Heidelberg, 12.09. 2012).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Exegesis after Empire: Christian Universalism and Particular Identities in Latin biblical Commentary’, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 10.06.2012).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Peoples of God? Divine election and ethnic language in early medieval Exegesis’, paper presented at ERC SCIRE International conference: Ethnicity and Christian Discourse in the Early Middle Ages (Vienna, 19.06.2012).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘In uerbis autem serendis mira potentia: Rhetorical exegesis and the context(s) of Cassiodorus' commentary on the psalms’, paper presented at Bibles: Reading Scripture, from Medieval to Early Modern. Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature (Liverpool, 15.10.2011).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Meditations in an emergency: Rhetoric and politics in Cassiodorus' commentary on the psalms’, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 14. 07. 2011).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Eine kodikologische Untersuchung von Theodulfs exegetischer Sammelhandschrift (Paris, BNF 15679)‘, paper presented at Von Theodulf zu Rashi: Sondierungen zu den Anfängen der europäischen Bibelwissenschaft, Hochschule für Jüdische Studien (Heidelberg, 05.09.2011).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Meditations in an emergency: Rhetoric and politics in Cassiodorus' commentary on the psalms’, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 14. 07. 2011).

Gerda Heydemann, ‘Exegetical cities: The fall of Jerusalem and the contexts of Cassiodorus' Expositio psalmorum’, paper presented at the Princeton-Oxford-Vienna Graduate Exchange in Late Antique, Byzantine and Early Medieval Studies (Princeton, USA, 31.03.2011).


SALVATORE LICCARDO (associated project member)

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Salvatore Liccardo, Staging and Cataloguing the Other: Late Antique Lists of Ethnonyms, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, I: Strategies of Othering in Medieval Eurasia (Leeds, 5 July 2017).

Salvatore Liccardo, How Amazons Became Goths? Rewriting Origins through Changing of Ethnonyms, paper presented at the VISCOM Tribes & Ethnicity Workshop Ethnic and Tribal Origins: Narratives and Genealogies (Vienna, 20 January 2017).

Salvatore Liccardo, Setting Boundaries: 'Barbaric' Ethnonyms between Geography and Imperial Ideology, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, I: What's in a Name? - Ethnonyms and Identity in Early Medieval Eurasia (Leeds, 6 July 2016).


GRAEME WARD (associated project member)

Journal Articles  

Graeme Ward, All Roads Lead to Rome? Frechulf of Lisieux, Augustine and Orosius, in: Early Medieval Europe 22/4 (2014), 492-505.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops  

Graeme Ward, History, Biography and Holiness in Carolingian World Chronicles, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Transmission of Holiness: Saints, Texts, and Communities (Leeds, 3 July 2017).

Graeme Ward, Liturgical Purity and Political Polemic in Ninth-Century Lyon, paper presented at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, VISCOM Session Purity: Early Medieval Perspectives I+II (Kalamazoo, 14 May 2017).

Graeme Ward, Amalarius, Ademar, and Institutio Canonicorum, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Categorising the Church: Debates about Religious Communities in the Carolingian World (4 May 2017).

Graeme Ward, Cataloguing Community: Reading Jerome’s On Illustrious Men in the post-Roman World, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Medieval Biographical Collections: Perspectives from Buddhist, Christian and Islamic Worlds (Vienna, 12 January 2017).

Graeme Ward, Amalarius of Metz, the Secular Office and Carolingian Liturgical Reform, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session The Separation of Church and Church in the Carolingian Era, 8th-10th Centuries, II: Reactions and Responses (Leeds, 4 July 2016).

Graeme Ward, Sanctus Orosius: Reading Orosius in Carolingian Exegesis, paper presented at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Session Early Medieval Europe IV: Christianity and Historiography (Kalamazoo, 14 May 2016). 

Graeme Ward, Florus vs Amalarius: Liturgical Exegesis, Political Polemic and the Limits of Typology, paper presented at the workshop Exegesis and Politics Around the Carolingian Court: Modes of Communication and Modes of Interpretation (Berlin, 22 January 2016).

Graeme Ward, Amalarius of Metz’ De ordine Antiphonarii and its connections with liturgical reform, paper presented at the workshop Texts and Identites in the Early Middle Ages (Berlin, 6 November 2015).

Graeme Ward, Die Rezeption des Orosius im Karolingerreich: Hrabanus Maurus und die Historiae adversus Paganos, paper presented at the Arbeitskreis zum Christlichen Diskurs der Spätantike und des Frühmittelalters (Vienna, 23 October 2015).

Graeme Ward, Empire and Eschatology: Reading Orosius in the Carolingian World, paper presented at the International VISCOM Conference Making Ends Meet: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the End of Times in Medieval Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (Vienna, 25 September 2015).

Graeme Ward, Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet? Amalarius of Metz's Liber de ordine antiphonarii and Social Cohesion, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Social Cohesion, I: Concerns for Cohesion in Italy and the Carolingian Realms, 9th and 10th Centuries (Leeds, 8 July 2017).

Graeme Ward, Reading Orosius in the Carolingian Empire, paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Session Texts and Identities, IV: Political Identities in the Carolingian Empire - Resources and Perceptions (Leeds, 8 July 2014).   

Graeme Ward, Resources of authority in Frechulf of Lisiuex’s Histories, paper presented at International Medieval Congress, Session Visions of Community, III: Enclaves of Learning - Religion, Ideologies, and Practices in Europe, Arabia, and Tibet (Leeds, 1 July 2013). 

Graeme Ward, The sense of an ending in Frechulf’s Histories, paper presented at VISCOM Workshop: Historiographies of Identity 3: From Post-Roman Multiplicity to Carolingian Convergence (Vienna, 18 June 2013).

Illustration: Sacramentarium Gelasianum. Frontispice et Incipit. France. Milieu du VIIIe siècle. Vatican. Bibliothèque Apostolique. Reg. Lat. 316. Folios 131v/132. (Wiki Commons)

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