Past Member

Klaus Oschema

Gerda Henkel Stiftung Member
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Late Medieval Culture and Society

Klaus Oschema works on astrologers as “experts” in late medieval Europe. He analyzes the mechanisms and strategies, including the aspect of performance, which allowed astrologers to position themselves as experts and to occupy a central role in a variety of contexts of political and social decision-making.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
Heidelberg University Habilitation, 2012
EPHE (Paris) / TU Dresden (joint-degree) Ph.D., 2004
Heidelberg University 2015–2017 Adjunct Professor of Medieval History
Heidelberg University 2012–2015 Senior Lecturer ("Lehrdozent") of Medieval History
Heidelberg University 2007–2012 Lecturer ("Assistent") of Medieval History
University of Bern (Switzerland) 2002–2007 Lecturer ("Assistent") of Medieval History