Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl


Profile in u:cris-Portal

Room: ZG2O1.84 (main building, staircase VI)

Telephone: +43 1 4277 - 41316
Mobile: +43 664 60277 - 41316

Office hours: by appointment
eMail: thomas.ertl@univie.ac.at


Education and Academic Employment

  • 1995 Mag. phil. (Universität Wien)
  • 1999 Dr. phil. (Universität Wien)
  • 2006 Habilitation (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • 2011 Professor for medieval economic and social history

Research Interests

  • Medieval social and economic history
  • Global and comparative history
  • Ecclesiastical history, the Franciscan Order
  • Material culture, textiles, silk, sumptuary law

Externally Funded Projects

Selected Recent Publications

  • Small Landlords: Land Transactions in and around Bozen (South Tirol) in the Mid-Thirteenth Century, in: Vierteljahrschrift für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte 104, 2017/1, 7-28. Download
  • Acculturation and Elimination: Europe’s Interaction with the Other (Fourteenth–Sixteenth Century), in medieval worlds: comparative & interdisciplinary studies 3 (2016) 83-97. Download
  • Repercussions from the Far East: A Comparison of the Catholic and Nestorian Presence in China, in Transcultural Studies 2 (2015) 38-63. 
  • Medieval Studies in Austria: Research Infrastructure and Resources, in: Reti Medievali (September 2014). Download
  • (ed.), Handling Diversity. Comparative Perspectives on Medieval and Early Modern India and Europe (The Medieval History Journal 16/2, 2013).