Academic prizes and grants: Blood, sweat, and tears, but priceless!

While I was still pursuing my PHd at Ghent University I started following the incredible blog The Thesis Whisperer. This blog is packed with all kind of valuable advice to improve your thesis, to learn networking, or to just keep you going. At the low points during these years, and there are many low points … Continue reading

Gesucht: Das dreiköpfige Monster aus der Apokalypse

The Middle Dutch author Dirc van Delf refers in his Tafel van den kersten ghelove to avarice as one of the three heads of the beast condemned in the Apocypse, but the most famous evil beast from the Apocypse has seven heads, which makes this allusion slightly puzzling.   Vor einiger Zeit machte mich jemand … Continue reading

Leipzig und DH: Impressionen

Summary: A lot has changed in the Humanities since I had my first academic job in the context of an edition project at Leipzig University. The ongoing digital transformation of all humanities disciplines asks for more self-reflection on methodologies and early as well as life long training. Leipzig is with the European Summer University in … Continue reading

Volkssprachliche mittelalterliche Eschatologie: Ein Werkstattbericht

Unlängst hatte ich die Ehre und vor allem das große Vergnügen im Rahmen der Werkstattgespräche der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin eine Lesung mit dem Titel „Antichrist, Endkaiser und Jüngstes Gericht: Apokalyptische Prophezeiungen und Eschatologie im 14. Jahrhundert” zu halten. Ich möchte es nicht versäumen, bei dieser Gelegenheit der Staatsbibliothek, insbesondere Herrn Eef Overgauw, Frau Jopp, Frau … Continue reading

Ankündigung Werkstattgespräch: Antichrist, Endkaiser und Jüngstes Gericht: Apokalyptische Prophezeiungen und Eschatologie im 14. Jahrhundert (19.04.2017)

Wann: Mittwoch 19. April 2017, 18.15 Uhr Wo: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Schulungsraum im Lesesaal Haus Potsdamer Straße 33 Treffpunkt in der Eingangshalle (I-Punkt) Eintritt frei, Anmeldung erbeten Poster: WG_Ulrike_Wuttke_Web Link:


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