Jörg Peltzer#

Email:joerg.peltzer 'at' zegk.uni-heidelberg.de
Membership Number:5045
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:jpeltzer
Elected:2019
Homepage: https://www.uni-heidelberg.de/fakultaeten/philosophie/zegk/histsem/mitglieder/ls_prof_peltzer/peltzer.html


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2017/09 - 2018/07 John Rassweiler Founders’ Circle Member, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
  • 2014/09 - 2015/03 Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; Visiting Scholar, History Faculty, University of Cambridge
  • since 2013/09 Director, Institut für Fränkisch-Pfälzische Geschichte und Landeskunde (FPI), Heidelberg University.
  • since 2012/12 Professor (W3) of Comparative Regional History in a European Perspective (with a particular focus on the Late Middle Ages) and Director, History Department, Heidelberg University
  • 2009/10 - 2010/09 Senior Research Associate, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2008/10 - 2014/09 PI of research group RANK (ERC-Starting grant), FPI, Heidelberg University
  • 2007/12 - 2010/12 PI of research group 'Rang und Ordnung' (DFG, Emmy Noether-programme), FPI, Heidelberg University
  • 2004/04 - Dez. 2007/12 Academic management director (wissenschaftlicher Geschäftsführer), FPI, Heidelberg University
  • 2003/10 - 2004/09 Research Fellow (elected for three years), Peterhouse, Cambridge, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Medieval European History, 1000-1500
  • Comparative history
  • History of Rank
  • Social and political configurations
  • Theory and practice of canon law
  • Episcopal elections
  • Family structures
  • Career patterns
  • History of knowledge in relation to state formation
  • Conquests in Medieval Times

Honours and Awards
  • 2019/03 Directeur d'études invité, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, France
  • 2017/09 - 2018/07 John Rassweiler Founders’ Circle Member, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
  • 2016/04 - März 2017/03 PLACE-Fellow, Heidelberg School of Education, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 2016: Nomination to the Scientific Council of the Commission of the Parlament for the History of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate ('Wissenschaftlicher Ausschuss der Kommission des Landtags für die Geschichte des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz')
  • 2014/09 - 2015/03 Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; Visiting Scholar, History Faculty, University of Cambridge
  • 2013 Nomination to the Commission for Historical Regional Studies Baden-Württemberg ('Kommission für geschichtliche Landeskunde Baden-Württemberg')
  • 2013 'Pfalzpreis für Pfälzische Geschichte und Volkskunde’ (10 000 Euros) for the book 'Der Rang der Pfalzgrafen bei Rhein. Die politisch-soziale Ordnung des Reichs im 13. und 14. Jahrhundert' (RANK. Politisch-soziale Ordnungen im mittelalterlichen Europa 2) (Ostfildern, 2013)
  • 2012 Founding Member, Young Academy of Europe (board member 2012-2015; chair SH-section 2014-5; since 2017 member of advisory board)
  • 2007 with effect of 2008: ERC Starting Grant
  • 2007 Emmy Noether-Grant, German Research Foundation

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