Dr. Susanne Friedrich
Winter Semester 2012/13
Susanne Friedrich is postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the chair for Early Modern History at the Department of History, LMU Munich. She studied Early Modern History, History of Art and Archaeology in Augsburg and Tübingen. After the completion of her doctoral thesis 'Drehscheibe Regensburg. Das Informations- und Kommunikationssystem des Immerwährenden Reichstags um 1700', she was working at the Centre of Bavarian History. In 2005 she joined the Collaborative Research Center 573 'Pluralisation and Authority in the Early Modern Period' at LMU Munich as a post-doc research fellow. She coordinated the PhD-programme ProMoHist in 2010/11.
As junior researcher in residence at the CAS during the winter term 2012/13 Susanne Friedrich will work on the expert culture of the Dutch East India Company, a major part of her habilitation project on the economies of knowledge in the VOC during the first half of the 17th century. During her stay, she will organize an international workshop on 'Experts in Early Modern Expansion' that aims at examining and at the same time comparing the functions and relevance of the 'expert' in European expansion.
- Prof. Eric H. Ash, Ph.D.
(Department of History, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA)
- International Workshop – "Experts in Early Modern Expansion"
(Winter Semester 2012/13)