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2013 Annual Humanities Horizon Lecture

The Humanities and Society

The Trinity Long Room Hub Humanities Horizons Lecture for 2013 will be delivered by Professor Peter Strohschneider, President of the German Research Foundation.

Biography: Professor Peter Strohschneider is currently president of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation). His research interest is focused on the history and theory of pre-modern textuality, the courtly song, narrative forms of the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period, and medieval cultural studies.

He is Professor of Germanistik at the Ludwig Maximilians Universität München.From 2011-2012 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg), and in 2012 held the Dagmar Westberg Guest Professorship for Humanities at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main.

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