Tonio Hölscher#


Tonio Hölscher
Email:tonio.hoelscher 'at' zaw.uni-heidelberg.de
Membership Number:2070
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:tholscher
Elected:2000
Homepage: http://www.klassische-archaeologie.uni-hd.de/mitarbeiter_hoelscher.html






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 Professor emeritus. Teaching until winter term 2009/10
  • 2007 Sather Professor at the University of California at Berkeley
  • 2004-2006 Director of the (newly founded) Department of Classical Studies, University of Heidelberg
  • 2002-2004 Research Professor at the German Archaeological Institute in Rome
  • 1997-1998 Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Berlin
  • 1993 Meyer Shapiro Visiting Professor at Columbia University New York
  • 1989 Professore a contratto at the University of Naples
  • 1983-1985 Dean of the Faculty of Oriental and Classical Studies
  • 1975-2009 ord. Professor for Classical Archaeology, Director of the Archaeological Institute of the University of Heidelberg
  • 1972 Habilitation, University of Würzburg
  • 1967-1975 Assistant at the Archaeological Institute, University of Würzburg
  • 1966-1967 Travel Fellow of the German Archaeological Institute
  • 1965-1966 Assistant at the Archaeological Institute, University of Heidelberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Images in the context of politics, social life and mentality
  • Greek and Roman political monuments
  • Images of myth in social contexts
  • Urbanism: Public spaces in Greek and Roman cities
  • Religion: Sanctuaries, cult instruments and religious rituals
  • Cultural theory in classical archaeology

Honours and Awards
  • German Archaeological Institute(Member of the Zentraldirektion, Substitute of the President in the Zentraldirektion)
  • Academy of Sciences Heidelberg
  • Austrian Archaeological Institute
  • Academia Europaea scientiarum et atrium Vienna
  • Accademia Pontaniana Napoli
  • Academia Europaea London


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