Olivier Claude Jean Chaline#
|Email:||ochaline 'at' wanadoo.fr|
|Main Country of Residence:||FRANCE|
|Section:||HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY|
Present and Previous Positions
- 2001 - present Professor of Early Modern History, Paris, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
- 1999, 11 - 2001, 09 Professor of Early Modern History, Rennes, Université de Haute-Bretagne Rennes II
- 1989, 09 to 1999, 10 Professeur agrégé and later senior lecturer at the Ecole normale supérieure
- 1987, 07 Holder of the agrégation d'histoire (I came first at that high-level competitive examination for recruiting teachers in France)
- 1984,09 to 1989,09 Student at the Ecole normale supérieure, Paris
Fields of Scholarship
- Early Modern French History, especially Nobility and Parlements, XVII and XVIII centuries.
- Central European Early Modern History : Habsburg Monarchy, especially Bohemia.
- Early Modern War Studies, especially Thirty Years War and XVII and XVIII centuries Naval History.
Honours and Awards
- Châteaubriand award, 2000, for the book Un mystique chez les guerriers. La bataille de la Montagne blanche (8 novembre 1620).
- 2005 Elected member of the Borromean Academy, Milano, Italy,
- 2006 Guizot award of the Académie française, for the Règne de Louis XIV
- 2007 Appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Castle of Versailles
- 2008 Appointed member of the historical comittee of the French Society of Cincinnati
- 2011 Award of the French Académie de Marine for La Mer vénitienne