Univ.-Prof. MMMMag. Dr. Lukas K. Pokorny, MA

Co-Deputy Speaker of the Research Centre "Religion and Transformation"

Academic position:

Professor of Religious Studies


M.A. in Advanced Theological Studies (2014)
Mag. in History (2009)
Doctor philosophiae in Philosophy (2008)
Mag. in Religious Studies (2008)
Mag. in Korean Studies (2006)
Mag. und Magister philosophiae in Philosophy (2004)


2013-2016 Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

2014 Visiting Professor in Religious Studies, Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, Chaminade University of Honolulu, United States

2013–2015 Visiting Researcher in East Asian Religions, Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University, Sweden

2011-2013 Bruce Lecturer in East Asian Religions, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

2007-2010 Research Assistant in East Asian Economy and Society, Department of East Asian Studies, 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)

Other activities:

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)

Selective bibliography:

Pokorny, Lukas / Hödl, Hans-Gerald (eds.): Religion in Austria, Volume 1, Vienna: Praesens 2012.

Research projects in connection with RaT:

Mapping of Religions in Vienna (http://kartrel.univie.ac.at/)