Dr.

Fabian Kümmeler

M.A. M.P.S.

fabian.kuemmeler(at)oeaw.ac.at
 

Fabian Kümmeler is APART-GSK Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in the research unit Balkan Studies.

Brief Biography


Fabian Kümmeler studied medieval and modern history, musicology, and peace and security studies in Bonn, Haifa and Hamburg. In 2018, he received his PhD with distinction at the University of Vienna. From 2011 to 2019, he was a research assistant in the interdisciplinary, FWF-funded SFB “Visions of Community: Comparative Approaches to Ethnicity, Region and Empire in Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (400–1600 CE)” at the Institute for East European History at the University of Vienna. Previously, he worked as a student assistant in the editing project “Acta Pacis Westphalicae” (2005-2010) and thereafter as a researcher at the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (2019-2020).

Research Interests


Period: 13th to 17th centuries
Area: Southeast Europe, particularly the Venetian Stato da Mar, the Danube region, Poland-Lithuania and the Baltic region
Topics: Cultural history of pastoralism between transhumance and sedentarism; micro-history of rural societies; law and administration in Venetian Dalmatia; insularity and entangled maritime history; historical peace and conflict studies; socio-cultural history of urban-rural interactions in Eurasia.

Selected Publications


Further Publications

Books

Books

  • Fabian Kümmeler: Korčula. Ländliche Lebenswelten und Gemeinschaften im venezianischen Dalmatien (1420-1499), Südosteuropäische Arbeiten 165, Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter 2021, https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9783110738933/html?lang=de.
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Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

  • Fabian Kümmeler, Judit Majorossy und Eirik Hovden (eds.): Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600). Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Leiden: Brill 2021, https://brill.com/view/title/60086.
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Articles

Articles

  • Fabian Kümmeler: L’archipel des bergers. Le pastoralisme dans les Balkans médiévaux et l’Adriatique orientale, Histoire & Sociétés Rurales56 (2021), S. 23–53.
  • Elisabeth Gruber, Fabian Kümmeler: Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia: Introduction and Practical Approaches, in: Fabian Kümmeler, Judit Majorossy und Eirik Hovden (eds.): Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600): Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Leiden: Brill 2021, S. 1–25, https://brill.com/view/title/60086.
  • Fabian Kümmeler, Johann Heiss: Balancing a Community’s Food and Water Supply. The Social Impact of Rural-Urban Interdependencies on Korčula (Dalmatia) and in Ṣaʿda (Yemen), in: Fabian Kümmeler, Judit Majorossy und Eirik Hovden (eds.): Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600): Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Leiden: Brill 2021, S. 76–102, https://brill.com/view/book/9789004472112/BP000013.xml.
  • Fabian Kümmeler: ‘Mediator inter eos cathellanos et fideles nostros’: A Korčulan Perspective on the Kingdom of Naples and the Catalans in the 15th Century, Radovi Zavoda za hrvatsku povijest52.3 (2021), S. 287-319, https://hrcak.srce.hr/file/370774.
  • Fabian Kümmeler: The World in a Village: Foreigners and Newcomers on Late Medieval Korčula, in: Irena Benyovsky Latin und Zrinka Pešorda Vardić (eds.): Towns and Cities of the Croatian Middle Ages. The City and the Newcomers, Zagreb: Hrvatski institut za povjest 2021, S. 195-211.
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Other Publications

Other Publications

  • Fabian Kümmeler: Rezension: Život u srednjovjekovnom Splitu. Svakodnevica obrtnika u 14. i 15. stoljeću, von Tonija Andrić. Zagreb – Split 2018, Südost-Forschungen. Internationale Zeitschrift für Geschichte, Kultur und Landeskunde Südosteuropas79 (2021), S. 481-484, https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/sofo-2020-790124/html.
  • Fabian Kümmeler: Review of Transhumance and the Making of Ireland’s Uplands, 1550–1900, by Eugene Costello. Martlesham: Boydell & Brewer, 2020, Agricultural History95 (2021), S. 182-184, https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3098/ah.2021.095.1.182.
  • Fabian Kümmeler: Gegrillte Schafe, gerechte Löwen: Ländliches Leben im Adriaraum des Spätmittelalters, Der Standard (2020), https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000117685030/gegrillte-schafe-gerechte-loewen-laendliches-leben-im-adriaraum-des-spaetmittelalters.
  • Fabian Kümmeler: Rezension: Das Wiener Fürstentreffen von 1515. Beiträge zur Geschichte der habsburgisch-jagiellonischen Doppelvermählung. Herausgegeben von Dybaś, Bogusław – Tringli, István. Budapest 2019, Ungarn-Jahrbuch. Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Hungarologie35 (2019), S. 310-312.
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Publications


Korčula. Ländliche Lebenswelten und Gemeinschaften im venezianischen Dalmatien (1420-1499)


 

Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600)


 

The World in a Village: Foreigners and Newcomers on Late Medieval Korčula, pp. 195-211