Univ.-Prof. MMMMag. Dr. Lukas Pokorny, M.A.

Professur für Religionswissenschaft an der Katholisch-Theologischen Fakultät

Curriculum Vitae:

born 1980 in Vienna, Austria
M.A. (Magister and Magister philosophiae) in Philosophy (2004), Korean Studies (2006), Religious Studies (2008), History (2009); M.A. (Master of Arts) in Advanced Theological Studies (2014); Ph.D. (Doctor philosophiae) in Philosophy (2008); University of Vienna, Austria
2003-2010 Study and research stays at Yonsei University (South Korea); Tokai University and Kyoto University (Japan); Beijing Language and Culture University and Peking University (China)
2007-2010 Research Assistant in East Asian Economy and Society, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
2011-2013 Bruce Lecturer in East Asian Religions, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2013-2015 Visiting Researcher in East Asian Religions, Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University, Sweden
2014 Visiting Professor in Religious Studies, Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, Chaminade University of Honolulu, United States
2013-2016 Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2006-2016 Teaching at University of Aberdeen (United Kingdom); Georg-August University in Göttingen (Germany); Chaminade University of Honolulu (United States); Stockholm University (Sweden); University of Vienna (Austria); Charles University Prague, Masaryk University Brno, Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic); Comenius University Bratislava (Slovak Republic); Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
since May 2016 Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, University of Vienna, Austria

Research Areas:

* Asian diasporic and new religion in Austria and central Europe
* Millenarian beliefs in new religious movements (East Asia and beyond)
* Neo-Confucianism