Dr

Ovidiu Olar

Ovidiu.Olar(at)oeaw.ac.at
+43-1-51581-7364

Ovidiu Olar is post-doc researcher in the research unit Balkan Studies.

Brief Biography


Ovidiu Olar holds a PhD in history, granted by the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), in 2015. Previously, he studied in Iași, Perugia, and Bucharest. Researcher of the “N. Iorga” Institute of History of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest) [2010-] and research fellow at the Chair in the History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey at Ruhr-Universität Bochum [2015-2018], Ovidiu Olar held fellowships at the New Europe College in Bucharest (2007-2008), Institut d’Histoire de la Réformation in Geneva (October – November 2008), the Scaliger Institute in Leiden (October – November 2009), and École française d’Athènes (June 2009, February 2010). He was involved in several projects, such as the FP 7 EU project Anticorrp – Anticorruption Policies Revisited: Global Trends and European Responses to the Challenge of Corruption [2012-2017] and the DFG project Bibliographische Datenbank zur Geschichtsschreibung im Osmanischen Europa (15.–18 Jh.)” [2015-2018].

Research Interests


Period: 15th-19th centuries
Area: Eastern and Southeastern Europe
Topics: History of political ideas, cultural history, Early Modern adventurers, the religious reforms and the confessional “Cold War” of the 17th century.

Selected Publications


  • La boutique de Théophile. Les relations du patriarche de Constantinople Kyrillos Loukaris (1570-1638) avec la Réforme, Paris: Centre d’études byzantines, néo-helléniques et sud-est européennes – EHESS (“Autour de Byzance”) 2019.
  • “« The Father and his Eldest Son ». The Depiction of the 1667 Muscovite Palm Sunday Procession by the Metropolitan of Gaza Paisios Ligaridis and its Significance”, Revue de l’Histoire des Religions 235/1 (2018): 5-36.
  • “Corruption and Anticorruption in the Romanian Principalities: Rules of Governance, Exceptions, and Networks, Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century”, in Ronald Kroeze / André Vitória / Guy Geltner (ed.), Anticorruption in History. From Antiquity to the Modern Era, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018, pp. 225-238 (text), 366-371 (notes).
  • “Orthodoxy and Politics: The Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, the Prince Mihnea III Radu of Walachia and the Great Church of Constantinople”, in Ines G. Županov / Pierre Antoine Fabre (ed.), The Rites Controversies in the Early Modern World, Leiden-Boston: Brill 2018, pp. 233-263.
  • Răzbunare împotriva tiranilor. Teoria politică a protestantismului francez [Vindiciæ contra Tyrannos. The Political Theory of the French Protestantism], Bucharest: Nemira (“Idei politice fundamentale”) 2007.

Weitere Publikationen

Monographien

Monographien

  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: La boutique de Théophile. Les relations du patriarche de Constantinople Kyrillos Loukaris (1570-1638) avec la Réforme, Autour de Byzance 6, Paris: Centre d’études byzantines, néo-helléniques et sud-est européennes – EHESS 2019.
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Herausgeberschaften und Sammelbände

Herausgeberschaften und Sammelbände

Artikel

Artikel

  • Vladimir Agrigoroaei & Ovidiu-Victor Olar: “The Arbitrary Distribution of Emphasis” (Conclusions to the experimental section Cantafabule 1974-1976), Museikon5 (2022), S. 213-222.
  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: “A Murderer Among the Seraphim. Lăpușneanu’s Transfiguration Embroideries”, in: Maria Alessia Rossi and Alice Isabella Sullivan (ed.): Eclecticism at the Edges: Medieval Art and Architecture at the Crossroads of the Latin, Greek, and Slavic Cultural Spheres (c.1300 – c.1550), Sense, Matter, and Medium, Berlin: De Gruyter 2021, S. 369-399.
  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: Foreign Wisdoms: Tradition in the Služebnik of Metropolitan Stefan of Ungrovlachia (†1668), Museikon. A Journal of Religious Art and Culture (2020), S. 163-188.
  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: Nikon’s Legacy beyond Muscovy: Forgotten Manuscripts from Leiden and Bucharest, in: Kevin M. Kain und David Goldfrank (eds.): Russia’s Early Modern Orthodox Patriarchate: Apogee and Finale, 1648-1721, London: Academia Press 2020, S. 129-149.
  • Ovidiu Olar: Dimitrie Cantemir, in: David Thomas und John A. Chesworth (eds.): Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 14 Central and Eastern Europe (1700-1800), Leiden: Brill 2020, S. 279-297.
  • Ovidiu Cristea, Ovidiu Olar: War, Diplomacy, and Trade in the Black sea Region during the Long War (1593-1606), in: Ovidiu Cristea und Liviu Pilat (eds.): From Pax Mongolica to Pax Ottomanica: War, Religion and Trade in the Northwestern Black Sea Region (14th-16th Centuries), Leiden: Brill 2020, S. 228-248.
  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: Despre îndatoriri și virtuți. Elemente de retorică vizuală în documente valahe de epocă fanariotă: Milostenia, in: Emanuela Timotin (ed.): Elemente de ceremonial în literatura din spaţiul românesc (secolele al XIV-lea – al XVIII-lea), Bucharest: Editura Academiei Române 2019, S. 181-200.
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Sonstige

Sonstige

  • Ovidiu-Victor Olar: Louis Armstrong, König hinter dem Eisernen Vorhang, Der Standard (2020), https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000121121942/louis-armstrong-koenig-hinter-dem-eisernen-vorhang.
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Publications


La boutique de Théophile


 

Orthodoxy and Politics: The Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, the Prince Mihnea III Radu of Walachia and the Great Church of Constantinople, pp. 233–263


 

“The Father and his Eldest Son”. ‪The Depiction of the 1667 Muscovite Palm Sunday Procession by the Metropolitan of Gaza Paisios Ligaridis and its Significance‪‪, pp. 5-36