The Chair of Medieval History focuses on the history of Europe in the period between 500 and 1500. We work on questions concerning the cultural and economic history of the Middle Ages in an international comparative perspective. On these pages you will find information about our team and our main research areas. Thank you for your interest.
The holder of the chair is Prof. Dr. Annette Kehnel.
Prof. Dr. Kehnel has been Vice-Rector for Studies and Teaching since October 2021.
PD Dr. Tanja Skambraks will take over the chair for 2022/
At the research seminar “New Research in Medieval Economic History” – organised by the Chair of Medieval History and the Junior Professorship for Medieval Economic History – researchers from Great Britain, France and German-speaking countries presented their results and topics for discussion. Please find the individual topics in the programme. We are looking forward to more exciting lectures in the next research seminar in the autumn/
For the eleventh time, the workshop talks of the Historical Institute of the University of Mannheim and the Institute for Franconian-Palatinate History and Regional Studies Heidelberg offered young researchers the opportunity to present their ongoing dissertation projects. Details on the interesting projects can be found in the linked conference report.
Prof. Kehnel's office hours Consultation hours with Prof. Kehnel take place in spring semester 2023 by appointment.
Please register in advance by e-mail with a keyword for your request in the secretary's office at katja.gutzmer. uni-mannheim.de
The secretary's office of the Chair of Medieval History will be occupied Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Therefore, please send all enquiries by e-mail to katja.gutzmer. uni-mannheim.de