Institute of Medieval History

Dr. Paolo Tedesco

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Adresse:
Keplerstr. 2
72074 Tübingen

Raum: 45

E-Mail: paolo.tedescospam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Telefon:

+49 7071 29-77679

Wissenschaftlicher und beruflicher Werdegang

  • 2020 - 2023    DFG Eigene Stelle - Die Globalisierung der mediterranen Wirtschaft im siebten Jahrhundert
  • 2020 (bis Oct)    Research Fellow am Deutsche Historische Institut – Rom (Max Weber Stiftung und Gerda Henkel Stiftung) 
  • 2020 (bis Juli)    Lecturer im Mittelalterliche Geschichte – Tübingen Universität
  • 2017- 2019    Post-Doc Zukunftskonzept Programm – DFG Excellenzinitiative 
  • 2017    Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies of Migration and Mobility - Tübingen  
  • 2016    Fellow am Institut für Mittelalter - Notre Dame Universität (IN). 
  • 2016    Summer Fellow an der Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection – Trustee for Harvard University.
  • 2016     Visiting Fellow – Tübingen Universität 
  • 2015 – 2016     Post-Doc Fellow am Institut für Frühmittelalterforschung – ÖAW – ERC Advanced Grant: “Social cohesion, Identity and Religion in Europe (A.D. 400-1200) SCIRE”.
  • 2011 – 2015       PhD an den Universitäten Wien und Princeton; Dissertationstitel: Late Roman Italy: Taxation, Settlement and Economy, A.D. 300 – 700.
  • 2007 – 2009    Studium der mittelalterlichen Geschichte in Rom.
  • 2003 – 2006     Studium der Geschichte in Rom. 
  • 2003    Studium der naher Osten Geschichte in Urbino.
  • 2002    Studium der Rechtswissenschaften (Römische Recht, Volkswirtschaft, Steuerwesen) in Rom und Urbino.

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Politische Ökonomie der alten Imperien. 
  • Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte der Spätantike und des Frühmittelalters (300-1000 NC).
  • Feudalismus.
  • Das Steuersystem im historischen Vergleich.
  • Agrarwirtschaft, Migration, und Mobilität.    

Aktuelle Projekte

  • Projekt: Die Globalisierung der mediterranen Wirtschaft im siebten Jahrhundert
  • Monographie: State, Taxation and Power in the Late Roman West 300-600 C.E. 
  • Monographie: The Rise and Fall of the Northern African Peasantry 
     

Veranstaltungen

  • WS 2020-21 – Medieval Mediterranean. 
  • SoSe 2020 – Exploring the economy of Late Antiquity (200-700 CE)
  • SoSe 2020 – The ‘Other Middle Age’: Economy and Society in Premodern Eurasia (500-1400 CE)
  • WS 2019-20 – Globalizing the Mediterranean economy in the Middle Ages, 500-1100 CE (Proseminar: Bachelor / Master Course – University of Tübingen).
  • SoSe 2019 – The social and economic history of the Roman Empire (Bachelor / Master Course – University of Tübingen).
  • WS 2017-18 – ‘Small Things won’t matter’: Explorations in Social and Economic History of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Master / Graduate Seminar - University of Tübingen). 
     

Veröffentlichungen

Herausgeberschaft

  • “Beyond the Manorial Economy: The Debate continues”, edited by Paolo Tedesco, Journal of European Economic History, 49, 2 (2020).
  • “Beyond the Manorial Economy: Peasant Labour and Mobility in Carolingian and Post-Carolingian Europe”, edited by Steffen Patzold and Paolo Tedesco, Journal of European Economic History, 48, 3 (2019).
  • John Haldon, The Empire That Would Not Die: A Symposium, heraugegeben u. eingeleitet von Paolo Tedesco, Journal of European Economic History 46, 2 (2017), 117-178;  
  • gemeinsam mit Jairus Banaji, Giuseppe Salvioli’s Capitalism in the Ancient World, in Journal of European Economic History 46, 3 (2017), 145-156;


Aufsätze

  • “What made a Peasantry: Theory and Historiography of Rural Labor in Byzantine Egypt”, in Journal of Egyptian History, 13 (2020), in publication.
  • “Beyond the Manorial Economy: Introduction to the Seminar”, in Journal of European Economic History, 48, 3 (2019); 
  • “The Political Economy of the Late Roman Empire: An Essay in Speculation”, in Uomini, Istituzioni, Mercati. Studi di Storia Antica per Elio Lo Cascio, Edipuglia: Bari: 2019, 559-568;
  • “Late Antiquity, Early Islam, and the Emergence of a Precocious Capitalism: A Review Essay”, in Journal of European Economic History 47, 3 (2018), 115-151; 
  • “The Missing Factor: Economy and Labour in Late Roman North Africa, 400-600 CE”, in Journal of Late Antiquity 11, 2 (2018), 396-431;
  • “The Political Economy of Survival: The Eastern Roman Empire’s Transition to the Early Middle Ages”, Introduction to ‘John Haldon, The Empire That Would Not Die: A Symposium, ed. P. Tedesco, Journal of European Economic History 46, 2 (2017), 119-128;
  • “Liguria tardoantica e altomedievale: una nota di storia economica”, in Rivista Storica Italiana, 129, 3 (2017),1094-1105;
  • “Economia monetaria e fiscalità tardoantica: una sintesi”, in Annali dell’Istituto Italiano di Numismatica, 62 (2016), 107-149;
  • “Was there Roman Capitalism?”, in Mediterraneo Antico XIX, 1-2 (2016), 11-21;
  • “Exploring the Economy of Byzantine Italy”, in Journal of European Economic History 45, 2 (2016), 179-193;
  • “Capitalismo, stato e società: alle origini del dibattito sull’economia antica”, in Bullettino dell’Istituto di diritto romano Vittorio Scialoja, 109 (2015), 339-361;
  • “Note sulla genesi e l’evoluzione dell’autopragia demaniale nei secoli IV-VI”, in Ricerca come incontro. Archeologi, paleografi e storici per Paolo Delogu, eds. G. Barone -  A. Esposito -  C. Frova, Roma, 2013, 3-17;
  • “Sortes Vandalorum : forme di insediamento nell’Africa post-romana”, in Expropriations et confiscationes dans l’Empire Tardif et les Royaumes Barbares. Une approche régionale, eds. Y. Rivière – P. Porena, Roma, 2012, 157-224;
  • “Economia e moneta nell’Africa vandalica”, in Annali dell’Istituto Italiano di Numismatica, 57 (2011), 115-138;
  • “Il ritorno dei barbari: studi recenti sulla crisi dell’impero romano”, in Studi Romani 44 (2006), 116-135.


Rezensionen
    

  • Jérôme France, Finances publiques, intérêts privés dans le monde romain, Bordeaux, 2017, in Journal of Roman Studies 109, 2019;  
  • “David Jäger, Plündern in Gallien 451-592. Eine Studie zu der Relevanz einer Praktik für das Organisieren von Folgeleistungen, Boston – Berlin: De Gruyter 2017 (Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexicon der Germanischen Altertumskunde Bande 103)”, in H/Soz/Kult, on-line 12/09/2018;
  • “J. Arnold, Theoderic and the Roman Imperial Restoration, Cambridge, 2014”, in Historische Zeitschrift 304, 2 (2017), 470-472;
  • “Across the Ocean: Nine Essays on Indo-Mediterranean Trade, eds. Federico De Romanis and Marco Maiuro, (Columbia Studies in Classical Tradition), Brill, Leiden, 2015”, in Journal of European Economic History 45, 3 (2016), 213-220;  
  • “R.E. Payne, A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity, California University Press, Berkeley, 2015”, in Journal of European Economic History 45, 3 (2016), 229-234; 
  • “L’Imperium Romanum en perspective. Les savoirs d’empire dans la République romaine et leur héritage dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne, eds. Julien Dubouloz, Sylvie Pittia, and Gaetano Sabatini, Paris, 2014”, in Journal of European Economic History 45, 1 (2016), 203-206;
  •  “Yves Modéran, Les Vandales et l’Empire romain, Paris, 2014”, in Historische Zeitschrift in 302, 2 (2015), 473-474;
  • “G. Chouquer, Cadastres et fiscalité dans l’Antiquité tardive, Tours, 2014”, in Journal of European Economic History 44, 3 (2015), 206-209;
  • “L. Alonzi, Economia e finanza nell’Italia moderna. Rendite e forme di censo (XV-XX”, Roma, 2012”, in Studi Romani 62 (2014), 522-526;
  •  “R. Hodges, Dark Age Economics, Bristol, 2012”, in Rivista Storica Italiana 126, 2 (2014), 598-603;
  • “P. Porena, L’insediamento degli Ostrogoti in Italia, Roma, 2012”, in Rivista Storica Italiana 126, 1 (2014), 221-228;
  • “Between Taxation and Rent: Fiscal Problems from Late Antiquity to Early Middle Ages, Bari, 2011, eds. P. Diaz – I. Martin Viso”, in Rivista Storica Italiana 125, 1 (2013), 219-228;
  • “S. Gasparri, L’Italia longobarda. Il regno, i Franchi, il papato, Roma-Bari, 2012”, in Studi Romani 50 (2012), 349-351;   

Lexikonartikel

  • “Capitatio and Caput”; “Coemptio”; “Food Supply”; “Hoarding Food”; “Hospitalitas”; “Imperial Estates”; “Indiction and Superindiction”; “Population”; “Price and Price Regulation”; “Remuneration”; “Scales and Weights” in Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity, ed. Oliver Nicholson, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018, I-II. 

Vorträge

  • “The Rise and Fall of the Northern African Peasantry: A Study in Formal Subordination”, in Joseph C. Miller Memorial Lecture Series, Bonn Center for Dependencies and Slavery Studies, 16 December 2019, Bonn. 
  • “Situating the Iberian Economy”, Coinage and Economy of the Early Medieval Mediterranean: A Colloquium, American Numismatic Society, New York City, 26-27 September 2019.  
  • “The Political Economy of the Late Roman Empire: An Essay in Speculation”, St Andrews/Tübingen Graduate and Post-Graduate Workshop – The First Millenium AD, St Andrews, 23-24 May 2019. 
  • “Economic Trajectories, Taxation, and Commerce: A Survey”, in Italy in the Fifth Century: Social, Political, and Economic Transformations in a Society under Stress, 395-493 CE, Swiss Institute – German Archaeological Institute, Rome, 21-23 March 2019.
  • “Africa 500–1000. New Perspectives for historical and archaeological research: Conclusion”, organized by Roland Steinacher and Paolo Tedesco under the aegis of the Center for Advanced Studies in Migration and Mobility based in Tübingen, Tübingen 14-16 November 2018.
  • “The Agrarian Economies of the Early Middle Ages: Introductory remarks”, in Agrarian Change and Peasant Mobility in the Early Medieval West c. 600-1000 CE, University of Tübingen, 14-15 June 2018;
  • “The Missing Factor': Migration and Workforce Mobility in the Vandal Century, 440-540 CE”, paper presented at the Conference Approaching Migration and Mobility in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, University of Tuebingen, 19-21 July, 2017;
  • “State Formation and Economic Revival in Vandal Africa 450-550”, Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity. Twelve Biennial Conference ‘The Fifth Century: Age of Transformation’, Yale University, 23-26 March 2017; 
  • “The Political Economy of Accommodation and the organization of Gothic fiscality: Further Thoughts after Princeton’s Conference”, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen – Kolloquiums Vorträge Seminar für Alte Geschichte, Tübingen, 13. Juni 2016);
  • “The Political Economy of Accommodation and Monetary Circulation: The Case of Gothic Italy”, Framing the Late Antique and Early Medieval Economy, International Conference, Princeton, 29-30 April 2016;
  • “Did Late Roman North Africa have a Consumption Revolution?”, Von der Großräumigkeit zur Kleinräumigkeit Regionalisierungs- und Integrationsprozesse in der Spätantike, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Trento, 29-31 October, 2015;    
  • “Why Taxes Differ: A Comparative Study of Tributary Organization in the Late Antique World (A.D. 400 – 700)”, International Late Antiquity Congress New York University, New York, 11-14, June, 2014;
  • “The Financial Administration in Byzantine Italy: from iugatio/burdatio to coemptio/synônê”, International Workshop Princeton-Vienna Graduate Exchange Program in Late Antique, Byzantine and Early Medieval History, Princeton N.J. (USA), 9.-10. Mai 2014;
  • “Soldiers, Taxes, and Lands: Means to Finance the Army of Italy (450-550)”, in International Medieval Congress Leeds, Leeds, 1-4 July, 2013;
  • “State, Armies, and Taxes in Late Roman and Post-imperial Italy (400-550)”, Princeton Oxford Vienna Graduate Exchange Program in Late Antique, Byzantine and Early Medieval History, Oxford, 17-19 May, 2013;
  • “Barbarian Settlements, Lands and Taxes in the Post-Imperial Kingdoms”, Text and Identity in the Early Middle Ages, XVI, Vienna, 25-27 January, 2013;
  • “The Techniques of Accommodation: Some Economic Explanations”, International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 9-12 July, 2012;
  • “Old and new in the Ostrogothic army (489-553)”, Princeton Oxford Vienna Graduate Exchange Program in Late Antique, Byzantine and Early Medieval History", Vienna, 18-19 May, 2012;
  • “Taxation and Economy in a Post-Imperial Kingdom: Italy 400-600 AD”, Text and Identity in the Early Middle Ages, XV, Cambridge, 16-18 December, 2011.