Team Institute for Medieval Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Mihailo Popovic

Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. phil. (project leader of DPP); 2000: Mag. phil. with highest distinction (University of Vienna, 2000); Dr. phil. with highest distinction (University of Vienna, 2005); Unanimous decision to be granted a licence to teach "History of South-East Europe and Byzantine Studies" (University of Vienna, 2011); since 12 January 2017: Chair of the “Commission for the Historical Geography and Spatial Analysis of Byzantium” at the International Association of Byzantine Studies (AIEB)
Research Interests: History and Culture of South Eastern Europe (7th-16th Centuries), Late Byzantine History (1204-1453), Gender Studies, Historical Geography and Cartography of the Mediterranean, Digital Humanities and Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS)

CV and publications
see oeaw.academia.edu/MihailoPopovic

Contact details:
Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Mihailo Popovic
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Institut für Mittelalterforschung (IMAFO)
Abteilung für Byzanzforschung (ABF) (see contact)
Email: Mihailo.Popovic@oeaw.ac.at
 

Katharina Winckler

Dr. phil. in Medieval History, is researcher at the Institute of Medieval Research/Austrian Academy of Sciences. Her main research fields are early medieval conceptions, organisation and appropriation of space, mainly in the Alps. Other fields of interest cover environmental and economic history.
Additionally she works on digital methods of representing historical research, drawing from her ten years work experience and training in information technologies (mainly web programming).

CV and publications
see CV at the IMAFO
and Profile at Research Gate

Contact details:
Katharina Winckler
Institut for Medieval Research (see contact)
Email: Katharina.Winckler@oeaw.ac.at
 

Stefan Eichert

Dr. phil. in prehistory and historical archaeology, is research and teaching assistant at the University of Vienna and researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Medieval Research. His main research fields are early medieval history and archaeology as well as computer applications in archaeology and digital humanities.

CV and publications
see univie.academia.edu/StefanEichert
and histarch.univie.ac.at/mag-dr-stefan-eichert/

Contact details:
Mag. Dr. Stefan Eichert
Institut für Mittelalterforschung (see contact)
Email: Stefan.Eichert@oeaw.ac.at
 

Johannes Preiser-Kapeller

Dr. phil. in Byzantine Studies at the University of Vienna, is researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Medieval Research, Division of Byzantine Research, as well as at the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum, Mainz. His main research fields are Byzantine and Armenian history in global comparison and entanglement within the medieval world, social network analysis and complexity theory as well as social, economic, maritime and environmental history.

CV and publications
see oeaw.academia.edu/JohannesPreiserKapeller
and oeaw.academia.edu/TopographiesofEntanglements.

Contact details:
Mag. Dr. Johannes Preiser-Kapeller
Institut für Mittelalterforschung (see contact)
Email: Johannes.Preiser-Kapeller@oeaw.ac.at
 

Team Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna

Karel Kriz

Professor for Cartography and Geoinformation Science at the University of Vienna, Austria. Currently working at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. Lecturer for Cartography and GIS, at the University of Vienna, Editor in Chief together with W. Kainz and A. Riedl of the "Wiener Schriften zur Geographie und Kartographie", Editorial Board member of the Cartographic Journal and Series Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, chair of the ICA Commission on Mountain Cartography. Main areas of research lie in cartographic design, web-based cartography, GIScience and thematic aspects of mountain cartography.

CV and publications
http://homepage.univie.ac.at/karel.kriz/#resume
http://homepage.univie.ac.at/karel.kriz/#projects
http://homepage.univie.ac.at/karel.kriz/#showcase
Contact details:
Karel Kriz
University of Vienna Department of Geography and Regional Research (see contact)
Email: karel.kriz@univie.ac.at
 

Alexander Pucher

Dr. Alexander Pucher is a long-term scientist and lecturer at the University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research. His major interests lie in usability issues of cartographic projects, Web-mapping and recent developments in geographic information science, such as crowdsourcing and collaborative mapping. He is active member of various national and international cartographic organizations, among them vice-chair of the Commission on Use and User Issues of the International Cartographic Association (ICA).

CV and publications
CV Alexander Pucher (PDF)
Publications Alexander Pucher (PDF)
Contact details:
Alexander Pucher
University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research (see contact)
Email: alexander.pucher@univie.ac.at
 

Markus Breier

Mag. rer. nat in cartography and geographical information science, is project assistant and lecturer at the University of Vienna at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. His main research field is the application of geographical information systems in historical research. This includes the use of methods of spatial analyses as well as using cartography and geo communication to visualize the spatial aspects of the research results. The visualisation of historical places and spaces in interactive maps is also of special interest to his research.

CV and publications
CV (PDF)
Contact details:
Markus Breier
University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research (see contact)
Email: markus.breier@univie.ac.at
 

Daniel Nell

Graduate of Geography and Regional Research (Cartography and Geoinformation Sciences) at the University of Vienna. He is currently working as a project assistant at the Department of Geography and Regional Research. His main areas of expertise include issues of topographic cartography, geodata management, cartographic design and spatial analysis.

CV and publications
CV Daniel Nell (PDF)

Contact details:
Daniel Nell
University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research (see contact)
Email: daniel.nell@univie.ac.at
 

Junior Scientists

Bernhard Koschicek

BSc. in Computer Sciences, student of Computer Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien and currently student of history at University of Vienna. Research interests include Computer Security, Digital preservation, medieval and military history.

CV and publications
CV Bernhard Koschicek (PDF)

Contact details:
Koschicek Bernhard, BSc.
Email: Bernhard.Koschicek@oeaw.ac.at
 

David Schmid

BA, master student of history and slavonic studies. Research interests include Medieval history, military and violence history, history and culture of the Byzantine Empire and Holy Roman Empire, Eastern European history, austro-slavonic relationships and diplomacy.

CV and publications
Coming soon...

Contact details:
David Schmid
Email: david.schmid88@gmail.com
 

Veronika Polloczek

Mag.a in Classics, MA in Historical Research, Auxiliary Sciences and Archival Studies. Her Research Field in DPP includes the Herzheimer Family Chronicle. Research interests Medieval Sources, Middle and Neo Latin, Palaeography, Digitalization of Sources, Heraldry.

CV and publications
Coming soon...

Contact details:
Mag.a Veronika Polloczek
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Institute for Medieval Research
Email: v.polloczek@yahoo.de
 

Technical Team


Alexander Watzinger

Craws, Database and programming

Jan Belik

Logo and Webdesign

Bernhard Koschicek

BSc. in Computer Sciences, student of Computer Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien and currently student of history at University of Vienna. Research interests include Computer Security, Digital preservation, medieval and military history.

CV and publications
CV Bernhard Koschicek (PDF)

Contact details:
Koschicek Bernhard, BSc.
Email: Bernhard.Koschicek@oeaw.ac.at