Odile Kommer

Medieval Worlds – Executive Editor

Curriculum Vitae

2019-

Executive Editor, Medieval Worlds

2013-2019  

Researcher, Institute for Social Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Sciences

2017        

Postgraduate Researcher, Department of Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (AIMES), School of Languages, Cultures  and Societies, University of Leeds, UK (2 months)

2012-  

Doctoral Study Program Social Sciences, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. Doctoral thesis Ethnonyme im Jemen des 9. und 10. Jahrhunderts u. Z.aus Sicht der historischen Anthropologie: Eine Untersuchunganhand von al-Hamdānīs Hauptwerken.

2003-2011

MA, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. MA thesis Palästinenserinnen in Riad: ZurEthnographie von Bekleidung und weiblichem Auftreten in urbanenKontexten der arabisch-islamischen Diaspora.

Projects

2013-2019

FWF F42 Special Research Programme (SFB) Visions of Community - Comparative Approaches to Ethnicity, Region and Empire in Christianity, Islam and Buddhism (400-1600 CE) (VISCOM), project part: South Arabia betweenLate Antiquity and Early Modernity.

2014-2017

DOC-team-project: Ethnonyme im Vergleich: Eine interdisziplinäre Untersuchung immittelalterlichen Westeuropa und in Südwestarabien.

Grants and Fellowships

2019

City of Vienna Fund

 

2014

DOC-team-fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Ethnographic Fieldwork

2008        

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Research on Palestinian women’s dress

Contact:

+43 1 51581-7243

 odile.kommer(at)oeaw.ac.at

Publikations