Michael Borgolte#


Michael Borgolte
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Email:BorgolteM 'at' geschichte.hu-berlin.de
Membership Number:3535
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:mborgolte
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/bereiche-und-lehrstuehle/migei





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012 June (-2017 May) Principal Investigator of "FOUNDMED. Foundations in medieval societies", ERC-Advanced Grant
  • 2008 October - 2009 September Fellowship at the "Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien", Erfurt
  • 2006 February - 2008 March Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin
  • 2005 July - June 2011 Spokesman of the German Research Foundation Priority Programme 1173
  • 2004-2006 Representative of the dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Humboldt University in Berlin
  • 1998-today Director of the "Institute for the Comparative History of Europe in the Middle Ages" at the Humboldt University
  • 1994-1996 Director of the "Institute for History" at the Humboldt University
  • 1991-today Full Professor for Medieval History at the Humboldt University in Berlin

Fields of Scholarship
  • European and global history of the Middle Ages
  • Transcultural comparisons of medieval societies
  • History of foundations in the premodern world
  • History of migrations, esp. in the Middle Ages
  • Church History
  • History and theory of historiography
  • Medievalism in the modern world

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Advanced Grant of the European Research Council for "Foundations in medieval societies. Cross-cultural comparisons"
  • 2010 Member of the Advisory Board of "The legal status of religious minorities in the Euro-mediterr. world, 5th-15th c.", Nantes
  • 2008/2009 Fellow at the "Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien" in Erfurt
  • 2008 Full Member of the "Konstanzer Arbeitskreis für mittelalterliche Geschichte" e. V.
  • 2008 Member of the Editorial Board of "Viator. Medieval and Renaissance Studies", Los Angeles
  • 2007 Member of the Reviewers Board of the "Institute of Cultural Studies, UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue", Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • 2007 Member of the Editorial Board of "Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften", Berlin
  • 2006 Full Member of the "Monumenta Germaniae Historica", Munich
  • 2005 Appointment as a full member of the "Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities", Geisteswiss. Klasse
  • 2003-2010 Appointment to the Advisory Board of the "German Historical Institute" in Washington
  • 2002 First Prize "Das Historisch-Politische Buch 2002" by the online journal H-Soz-h-Kult for "Europa entdeckt seine Vielfalt"
  • 1998 Member of the Editorial Board of "Jahrbuch für Universitätsgeschichte"
  • 1984 Award of a Heisenberg Scholarship of the German Research Foundation

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