Arndt Brendecke#


Arndt Brendecke
Email:arndt.brendecke 'at' lmu.de
Membership Number:4216
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:abrendecke
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://www.fnz.geschichte.uni-muenchen.de/personen/professoren/brendecke_arndt/index.html


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2013 - 2014 Head of the History Department, University of Munich (LMU)
  • 2011 Chair of Early Modern History, University of Munich (LMU)
  • 2010 - 2011 Director of the Center for Global Studies, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • 2010 - 2011 Professor for the History and Culture of Latin America, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • 2009 Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute, London
  • 2008 Lectureship in Latin American History, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • 2006 - 2009 Dilthey Fellow of the joint initiative ‘Pro Geisteswissenschaften’, Volkswagen Foundation and Fritz Thyssen Foundation
  • 2002 - 2003 Research Fellow at the Instituto de Historia of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid
  • 2001 - 2002, 2003 - 2006 Research assistant, History Department, University of Munich (LMU)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Early modern European history
  • Colonial history of Latin America
  • Spanish history
  • Comparative history of the European expansion
  • History of knowledge and knowledge technologies

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Visiting professor at the Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
  • 2012 'Geisteswissenschaften International' award of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association
  • 2011 Chair offered for Early Modern European History at the Humboldt University, Berlin (declined)
  • 2011 Chair offered for the History and Culture of Latin America, University of Berne, Switzerland (declined)
  • 2010 Carl-Erdmann-prize of the German Historian’s Association for the best German habilitation thesis in history within the two previous years

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