Walter Pohl

Direktor des Instituts für Mittelalterforschung
der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

O.Univ. Prof. für mittelalterliche Geschichte
an der Universität Wien

Curriculum Vitae

1984

Habilitation for Medieval History, University of Vienna

1985 –1990

research assistant, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Vienna

from 1990

researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

1991

Visiting professor at the University of Ishevsk, Russia

1993

Visiting professor at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

1995

Visiting professor at CEU Budapest, Hungary

1996

Visiting professor at Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, Netherlands

from 1998

Director of the Institute for Medieval Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences

2000

corresponding fellow, 2004 fellow of the Austrian Academy

2001

Habilitation for Historische Hilfswissenschaften, University of Vienna

2002-2008

Austrian delegate to the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation (ESF)

2004

awarded Wittgenstein Prize of the FWF

2006

Professor of Medieval History, University of Vienna

2010-2013

project leader, HERA project ‘Cultural Memory and the Resources of the Past’

2010

awarded ERC Advanced Grant for the project ‘Social Cohesion, Identity and Religion in Europe, 400-1200 (SCIRE)’

2010-2016

member, Akademierat of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

2011

speaker, SFB ‘Visions of Community (VISCOM)’ funded by the FWF

2012

member, comitato di selezione per i Progetti nell’Interesse Nazionale (PRIN), Italy

2012-2016

member, Fachkommission of the Excellence Initiative of the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

2012

member, 2014 and 2016 vice chair, panel SH6 of the ERC for Advanced resp. Consolidator Grants

2013

fellow, Academia Europea