Prof. Dr. Andreas Renner

Chair of Russian / Asian Studies
Historical Seminar
LMU Munich

Main research areas

  • Entangled history of Euroasia
  • Russian/ Soviet-Japanese relations
  • Imperial history
  • History of science and medicine
  • Photography and history

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Essen. 2000 PhD at the University of Bielefeld. 2008/09 visiting scholar at the University of Hokkaido. 2009 habilitation at the University of Cologne. 2010-13 Heisenberg Fellow of the German Research Foundation. Interim professor in Bielefeld, Tübingen, Heidelberg and Constance. Since April 2014 professor at the LMU.

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

  • Principal investigator of Graduate School of East and Southeast European Studies

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

List of Ph.D. theses under supervision


Mailing address:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historisches Seminar der LMU
Geschichte Ost- und Südosteuropas
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München

Address for visitors:

Maria-Theresia-Str. 21
D-81675 München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 / 2180 - 1319


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