Dr. Maximilian Schuh
Historisches Seminar
Grabengasse 3-5
69117 Heidelberg

Sandgasse 7
Room: 17
Phone +49 6221 54-6560

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Dr. Maximilian Schuh


Profil Maximilian Schuh
  • 2000-2006 Undergraduate studies in History and German Language & Literature, University of Munich and University of Edinburgh (UK)
  • 2007-2008 Doctoral fellow, DFG-Research Training Group „Generational Awareness and Generational Conflicts in Antiquity and the Middle Ages”, University of Bamberg
  • 2008-2011 Researcher (wiss. Mitarbeiter), Graduate School, Cluster of Excellence „Religion and Politics in Pre-Modern and Modern Cultures“, University of Münster / Doctoral Fellow, German Historical Institute Rome
  • 2011 Ph.D. in Medieval History, University of Münster
  • 2011-2012 Lecturer, Medieval History, University of Munich
  • 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, DFG-Research Training Group „Expert Cultures from the 12th to the 16th century“, University of Göttingen
  • 2013-2016 Post-Doc (akad. Mitarbeiter), HCE, University of Heidelberg

Research Interests

  • Environmental History of Medieval England
  • History of Universities and Education
  • Social History
  • History of Late Medieval England

Current Research Project

  • Famine, War and Plague. Environment and Society in 14th Century England.
  • DFG-NetzwerkExterner Inhalt "Institutions, Practices and Positions of Academic Culture, 13th - 16th Century. An interdisciplinary Compendium for Sources and Methods"

Organised Conferences

  • Workshop „Famines during the ‘Little Ice Age’ (1300-1800). Socio-natural Entanglements in Premodern Societies“, Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung, Bielefeld, 19./20.  Februar 2015
  • Doctoral Conference "Family – Generation – Institution. Concepts of Generation in Pre-Modern Times", Bamberg, 15.-17. May 2008
  • Colloquium "Christian Middle Ages – Pagan Antiquity – Secularized Modernity", Münster, 10./11. February 2009
  • Workshop "Archives of Nature / Archives of Society. Integrative Perspectives on Historical Climate Extremes", Heidelberg, 29. November 2013
  • Workshop "Institutions, Practices and Positions of Academic Culture, 13th-16th Century. An Interdisciplinary Compendium for Sources and Methods", Göttingen, 14./15. February 2014


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