!!Renate Pieper - Short curriculum vitae
*School education in Germany and Spain
*1978 - 1983/1984 Study of Medieval and Modern History and Economics in Cologne 
*1987 PhD in History, Cologne 
*1988-1996 Assistant professor in the History department, Hamburg
*1994 Habilitation, Modern History, Spanish and Latinamerican History
*1995 Visiting professor at the Freie Universität Berlin, department of Latin America
*1996 Visiting professor at the University of Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III, Institute d’Études Ibériques et Ibéro-Américaines 
*1997 Visiting lecturer at the post graduate college at the university of Bielefeld 
*since 1998 Full Professor of Economic and Social History at the department of History at the University of Graz
*1999-2001 Vice Decan of Study Affairs of the faculty of Arts and Humanities
*2001-2007 Chief Editor of the Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas with Horst Pietschmann
*2003-2004 Visiting professor at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla
*2007-2010 Vice Head of the department of History, University of Graz
*2007-2011 Chief Editor of the Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas 
*2009-2010 Chairperson of the commision of curriculum for the doctorate of philosphy 
*2010 Member of the Academia Europaea/The European Academy