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Landwehr Achim

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Achim Landwehr, Dr. phil. (*1968), ist Professor für Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (seit 2008). Studium der Geschichte, Germanistik und Rechtswissenschaft an den Universitäten Augsburg, Freiburg, Basel und Dublin (1990-1995). Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Max-Planck-Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte in Frankfurt am Main (1996-1998). Postdoktorand am Graduiertenkolleg "Wissensfelder der Neuzeit" an der Universität Augsburg (1999-2000). Wissenschaftlicher Assistent am Lehrstuhl für Europäische Kulturgeschichte der Universität Augsburg (200-2003). Juniorprofessor für Europastudien an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (2003-2008). Forschungsschwerpunkte sind europäische Geschichte des 17. Jahrhunderts, Kulturgeschichte und Geschichtstheorie.

Achim Landwehr, PhD (*1968), is professor of early modern history at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. Studies in history, German literature, and law at the universities of Augsburg, Freiburg, Basel und Trinity College Dublin (1990-1995). Doctorate at the Max-Planck-Institute of European Legal History, Frankfurt/Main (1996-1998). Postdoc at the graduate college "Modern fields of knowlegde" at the University of Augsburg (1999-2000). Assistant at the chair of European Cultural History at the University of Augsburg. Assistant professor for European Studies at the University of Düsseldorf (2003-2008). Main research interests are the European history of the 17th century, cultural history and theory of history.

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