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Peter Becker

Peter Becker, Austrian humanities educator. Recipient Price for Muse CLIO, Academy delle Muse Florence, 2001. Member of GIWK (executive committee since 1999).

Background

  • Becker, Peter was born on June 8, 1962 in Ried, Austria. Son of Peter Becker and Erna Pauritsch.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Graz, Austria, 1988. Habilitation, University Göttingen, Germany, 2000.

    Career

    • Research fellow Max-Planck Institute for Geschichte, Göttingen, Germany, 1988—1993. Research associate German History Institute, Washington, 1993—1997. Professor central european history European University Institute, Florence, Italy, since 1997.

      Head department history European University Institute, Florence, 1999—2000.

    Membership

    Member of GIWK (executive committee since 1999).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting books, art, literature, cooking, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Melitta Pendl.
    • father: Peter Becker
    • mother: Erna Pauritsch
    • spouse: Melitta Pendl.
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    Born June 8, 1962
    (age 55)
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    • 1988
      University Graz
    • 1988 - 1993
      Research fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Geschichte
      Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany, Germany
    • 1993 - 1997
      research associate, German History Institute
      Washington, United States
    • 1997
      professor, central european history European University Institute
      Florence, Colorado, United States

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