Ildar Garipzanov

Professor - History
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Phone +47 22841937
Room NT 520
Available hours by appointment
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treshows hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic Interests

late antique and early medieval history in general (c. 300–1000), and more specifically, Carolingian history, the history of the Viking Age, and late antique and early medieval cultural history


Supervision of BA students (HIS3090) and MA students (HIS4090&HIS4095) in late antique, early medieval and Viking Age history. 

Higher education and employment history

MA, History, Kazan State University, 1988. Kandidate of Historical Sciences, Classical History, Kazan State University, 1991. MA, Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest, 1998. PhD, Medieval History, Fordham University, New York, 2004.

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Ancient and Medieval History, Kazan State University, 1994–99 (tenured, resigned). Teaching Associate, History Department, Fordham University, 2003–2004. Postdoctoral Fellow (2004–2007) and Senior Researcher (2007–2012) at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bergen.

From 2013, Professor of Early Medieval History at the Dept. of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo.


Member of the editorial board for the book series Medieval Identities: Socio-Cultural Spaces at Brepols.

Select Fellowships, Memberships and Awards

  • Dr. Günther Findel-Stiftung Fellowship, Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel (2002–2003),
  • Yngre fremragende forskere Fellowship, NFR (2007–2012),
  • Oliver Smithies Visiting Lectureship, Balliol College, Oxford (2012),
  • FriHum-ERC Fellowship, NFR (2012–2017)​,
  • Clare Hall Visiting Fellowship, Cambridge (2015–16),
  • Life member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge (2016–),
  • Visiting Membership at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (fall 2016),
  • ERC Advanced Grant 2020 (2022–2026),
  • FRIPRO grant 2021, NFR.



Tags: Early Medieval History, Medieval Studies, Viking Age History, Cultural History, Medieval Culture, Political Culture, Numismatics
Published July 19, 2012 8:24 PM - Last modified Sep. 1, 2021 5:04 PM