Franz Martin Wimmer CURRICULUM VITAE
Current Position: Associate Professor (retired), Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
Born: 1942 in St. Martin bei Lofer, Province of Salzburg, Austria (parents: farmers)
Elementary-School; Agricultural School (until 1961)
Gymnasium (humanistic branch, until 1965)
Jesuit novitiate and studies of philosophy and theology (until 1969, then withdrawal from the order)
Studies of philosophy and political science at Univ. of Salzburg (Ph.D. 1974)
Assistent Professor at Universities of Salzburg (until 1981) and Vienna (from 1981)
Inauguration Vienna 1990

Professional activities: 
Farm worker (1957-61)
Teaching Assistant (1971-75)
Assistant Professor (from 1975)
Associate Professor (from 1997)
Retirement 2008

Teaching activities (selected): 
Lecturer of philosophy at the universities of Salzburg, Klagenfurt, Innsbruck and Vienna
Lectures and Seminars at various institutions of adult education in Austria

Visiting professorships:
University of California at Irvine (1980/81)
University of Innsbruck (1993, 2000, 2011)
University of Costa Rica, San José (1995)
University of Bremen (1997) 
European Peace University (EPU Austria), Stadtschlaining (1997)
University of Mumbai (Bombay, India, 1998)
Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, PR China, 2014)

Lectures and conferences at foreign universities in:
Bulgaria (Sofia), PR China (Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai), Costa Rica (San José, Heredia), Czech Republic (Brno), Ethiopia (Addis Abeba), Germany (Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Halle/Saale, Heidelberg, Hildesheim, Cologne, Mainz, Munich, Regensburg, Tübingen), Great Britain (St. Andrews), India (Mumbai, Chennai), Italy (Genova, Padova, Parma, Pisa, Siena), Japan (Chiba), Mexico (Mexiko DF), Maroc (Fes), Portugal (Coimbra), Slovak Republic (Bratislava), Switzerland (Basel, Bern, Zurich), South Africa (Tshwane/Pretoria), Taiwan (Taipei), Tunisia (Sousse), Turkey (Ankara).

Linguistic abilities: 
German (native language)
Latin, Ancient Greek (college, partly rather rusty)
English (reading, conversation, writing)
French, Italian, Spanish (reading, conversation)
Portuguese, Russian, Turkish (reading)

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June, 2013
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