Posts Tagged ‘Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology’

As of April first, I will be moving to the University of Freiburg to start a new job as a Hochschulassistent (‘assistant professor’). I will be working under Professor Jörn Leonhard and ‘Privatdozentin’ (Private Lecturer) Svenja Goltermann at the Lehrstuhl für die Geschichte des Romanischen Westeuropa (chair for the History of the Romanesque Western Europe).

Besides teaching and other academic activities, I will start work on a new project on the ‘history of silence‘ in the long nineteenth century.

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On Tuesday, March 16th, within the framework of the lecture series “Linie 4”, a cooperation of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology and the Volkshochschule Bielefeld, I will hold a public lecture.

Against the background of the current financial crisis, I will pose the question how cultural processes are used to cope with such shared experiences. As a contrast to the current situation, I will focus on the first world financial crisis ever, the so called South Sea and Mississippi Bubble of 1720.




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