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PD Dr. Susanne Friedrich

Winter Semester 2012/13

Susanne Friedrich – PortraitSusanne Friedrich is an Assistant Professor at the Department of History at 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 as a post-doc research fellow. She coordinated the Ph.D.-programme ProMoHist in 2010/11.

As a Junior Researcher in Residence at CAS 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.

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