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Assoc. Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Schmid

Institute of Social Ecology (SEC)
Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
martin.schmid(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73716

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ORCID: 0000-0002-0440-9802

Curr. Vitae

01.03.2018 Transfer Institute of Social Ecology to University of Natural and Life Sciences, Vienna
2016 - 2018 Deputy Director of Studies (“Studienprogrammleiter”) of the Doctoral Program (Dr. phil.) at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Wien, Graz
2014 - 2017 Deputy director of the Institute of Social Ecology, Alpen-Adria Universität
2014 - Associate professor for environmental history at the Institute of Social Ecology
2014 - Habilitation in Environmental History, IFF Faculty, Klagenfurt University
2011 - Carson Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society, LMU and Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany
2010 - 2011 Head of the Center for Environmental History in Vienna
2010 - 2011 Deputy Director of Studies (Studienprogrammleiter) at the Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IFF) incl. Master program in Social and Human Ecology
2009 - 2012 Leader of the iff-programme on interdisciplinary communication (“Studium Integrale”)
2007 - 2014 Assistant professor for environmental history, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, Vienna, Austria
2007 - PhD in Environmental History, University of Vienna
2007 - Researcher Institute of Social Ecology
2003 - Founding member of the Center for Environmental History [ZUG- Zentrum für Umweltgeschichte] at the IFF in Vienna
2002 - Master in History, University of Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

Environmental research; Environmental protection; Human ecology; Cultural landscape research; Historical regional studies; Science of history;

Expertise

LTSER - Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research; Environmental History; Environmental History of Rivers (i.p. the Danube); Urban Environmental History; Environmental History of Wars;

Awards

2019 Distinguished Book Award of SMH, the Society for Military History for: Tucker RP, Keller T, McNeill JR, and Martin Schmid (Eds.): Environmental Histories of the First World War. Cambridge UP. 2018.
2010 3. Platz beim Sustainability Award 2010 im Handlungsfeld "Lehre und Curricula" für die Universität Klagenfurt, BMWF
2008 Best oral presentation at the 37th International Association for Danube Research IAD-Conference

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - Environmental History Cluster Austria (EHCA)
member
2017 -2019 Committee awarding the „European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History”,
chairman
2015 -2017 Research Grant Committee of ESEH, the European Society for Environmental History
member
2014 - International Association for Danube Research (IAD), Expert Group "LTSER and Environmental History"
mandate as expert
2013 - Austrian Committee Danube Research (AC-IAD)
member
2013 - Executive Committee, Expert Panel on Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research (LTSER), European LTER Network
member
2012 - Österreichischer Arbeitskreis für Stadtgeschichtsforschung
member
2012 -2014 Nomination Committee of the European Society for Environmental History
chairman
2012 - Austrian Society for Medieval Archaeology (ÖGM)
advisory board member
2010 -2011 Centre for Environmental History (ZUG)
head
2009 - American Society for Environmental History (ASEH)
member
2008 - International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
member
2007 - European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)
member
2003 - Centre for Environmental History (ZUG)
founder member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2019 - Beiträge zur Mittelalterarchäologie in Österreich:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Water History
2018 - Nationalities Papers
2017 - Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia
2015 - Südost-Forschungen: Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Geschichte, Kultur und Landeskunde Suedosteuropas
2014 - Technikgeschichte
2014 - American Historical Review
2014 - Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2014 - European Research Council (ERC) - European Union
2009 -2012 European Science Foundation ESF - France

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2019 2nd Austrian Conference on International Resource Politics
Reviewer
2019 6th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science (ISRS) “Riverine Landscapes as Coupled Socio-Ecological Systems”/Workshop "A socio-ecological perspective to enhance successful river restoration and conservation strategies"
Chair (Session)
2019 10th Biennial European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference “Boundaries in/of Environmental History”/Roundtable: Environmental History and Historical Ecology – Boundaries and Connections between the Humanities and the Natural Sciences
Chair (Session)
2018 Internationale Tagung „Leben mit dem Tod“
Member of the Organisation Committee
2016 Aquatic Histories in Transnational and Global Perspectives (Session: Rivers: Transnational Perspectives )
Chair (Session)
2015 Inhaltliche Schwerpunktsetzung in der LTSER-Plattform Eisenwurzen
Organiser
2015 8th biennial conference of the European Society for Environmental History (session "Modelling: a research frontier of interdisciplinary environmental history")
Member of the Organisation Committee
2015 8th biannual Conference of the European Society for Environmental History ESEH "Greening History: Studying the Environment across Disciplines, Past, Present and Future"
Reviewer
2015 8th biennial conference of the European Society for Environmental History ESEH (roundtable plenary “From Sarajevo to Versailles, and far beyond: Environmental History and the Centennial of World War I")
Organiser
2014 The Global Environmental History of World War I in Perspective
Member of the Organisation Committee
2013 “Water History”
Reviewer
2013 7th biannual conference of the European Society for Environmental History (session: Solidified Rivers: Human Responses to a Break in Nature’s Circulation)
Organiser
2013 7th biannual conference of the European Society for Environmental History (session: European Wars and the Environment during the Little Ice Age)
Organiser
2012 11th Conference on Urban History “Cities and Societies in Comparative Perspective” (session: Cities and rivers – long term development of socio-natural sites)
Organiser
2012 Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1658-1730) and the Contemporary Fascination for the Telluric Reign: Transdisciplinary Perspectives from History to Science (TELLUREXPLOR)
Organiser
2011 48. Deutscher Historikertag Berlin (Sektion Frühe Neuzeit 1 "Die Donau - Umweltgeschichte und Grenzüberschreitung)
Chair (Session)
2011 6th conference of the European Society for Environmental History (session: City – River – Hinterlands: Urban Metabolism and the Danube river catchment 1500-1900)
Chair (Session)
2011 Water–Culture–Politics: Perspectives in Environmental History”, the second ESEH (European Society for Environmental History) Summer School
Reviewer
2009 8. Arbeitstagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft “Frühe Neuzeit”: Grenzen und Grenzüberschreitungen: Stand und Perspektiven der Frühneuzeitforschung (Sektion I: “Natur ein-grenzen! Ein umwelthistorischer Zwischenruf”)
Organiser
2009 First World Congress of Environmental History (Four Sessions on Environmental Histories of Rivers (including the Danube))
Chair (Session)
2009 Forschungstag „Wissenschaftskulturen“
Organiser
2008 ESF- Exploratory Workshop “Long-term socio-ecological studies of a European watershed. Towards an Environmental History of the Danube"
Organiser
2005 Workshops "Kritik der Praxis. Praxis der Kritik"
Organiser
2003 Wiener Projekte: Beobachtungen des Studium Integrale, öffentliche Abschlussveranstaltung des "Studium Integrale: Universitäres Ergänzungsstudium für interdisziplinäre Kommunikation 2002/03"
Organiser
2002 PFAU - Projektforum Archäologie-Umwelt-Geschichte
Organiser
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