Walter Pohl#

Walter Pohl
Membership Number:3570
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 until present Professor of Medieval History, University of Vienna
  • 1998 until present Director of the Institute for Medieval Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 Visiting professor at Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1995 Visiting professor at CEU Budapest, Hungary
  • 1993 Visiting professor at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
  • 1990 - 2006 researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 1985 - 1990 research assistant, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Vienna

Fields of Scholarship
  • Historiography, cultural memory and the transmission of texts
  • Late ancient history
  • Comparative history
  • Research on identity and ethnicity
  • Early medieval history
  • Transformation of the Roman World
  • Migrations and integration
  • Development of medieval polities and political cultures
  • Christianization of Europe

Honours and Awards
  • 2004 Wittgenstein Prize of the FWF (highest Austrian Academic Award, given to 1-2 scholars of any discipline per year)
  • 2004 fellow of the Austrian Academy (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften)
  • 2010 ERC Advanced Grant
  • 2018 Corresponding Fellow der Medieval Academy of America

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