Olivier Hekster#


Olivier Hekster
Membership Number:5038
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Elected:2019
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Homepage(s):https://www.ru.nl/english/people/hekster-o





Present and Previous Positions

  • 2020 - Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 2020 - 2021 WWU Fellow, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster
  • 2015 - 2019 Director of the Institute for Historical, Cultural and Literary Studies (HLCS), Radboud University Nijmegen (RU)
  • 2012 - 2013 Humboldt Fellow, Kommission Für Alte Geschichte und Epigrafik, München
  • 2010 - 2012 Head of Department, History, RU
  • 2005 - 2010 Member of the Young Academy (KNAW)
  • 2004 - present Professor in Ancient History, RU
  • 2002 - 2004 Fellow and Tutor for Ancient History, Merton College, Oxford
  • 2001 - 2002 Lecturer in Ancient History, Wadham College, Oxford

Fields of Scholarship
  • Roman emperorship
  • Roman history
  • Roman numismatics
  • Late Antiquity
  • City of Rome
  • Dynastic power and selfrepresentation

Honours and Awards
  • 2017 Ammodo KNAW Award for Humanities
  • 2017 GRAVITATION grant from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science for the program Anchoring Innovation (one of twelve co-applicants; principal applicant Prof. I. Sluiter)
  • 2016 - 2021 VICI grant from NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
  • 2012 - 2013 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for experienced researchers
  • 2009 - 2014 NWO Open competition Humanities grant (principal applicant; co-applicant: Dr N. de Haan)
  • 2004 - 2008 NWO Open competition Humanities grant (co-applicant; principal applicant Prof. L. de Blois)
  • 2004 - 2007 NWO Van der Leeuw professorship (occupant of the chair)
  • 2003 Keetje Hodshon Prize (History), Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

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