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humanities educator

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting books, art, literature, cooking, swimming.

Connections

Married Melitta Pendl.

father:
Peter Becker

mother:
Erna Pauritsch

spouse:
Melitta Pendl.