Philipp von Rummel is General Secretary of the German Archeological Insitute (DAI). He studied Pre- and Early History, Classical Archaeology, Ancient History, and Medieval History. In 2005 he received his Ph.D. with the thesis “Habitus barbarus. Kleidung und Repräsentation spätantiker Eliten im 4. und 5. Jahrhundert n. Chr.”. From 2005 to 2013 he was research consultant at the DAI, Department Rome.

At Topoi Philipp von Rummel is member of the Executive Board.