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Repertorium Academicum Germanicum (RAG)


Project participants

Prof. Dr. Christian Hesse

Head of RAG.
Born in 1961. Studies in History of Art and Chemistry at the University of Zurich, where he received a doctorate in 1990.
2003, habilitation at the University of Bern; since 2008 professor for Medieval History at the University of Berne.
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Dr. Rainer C. Schwinges

Head of the RAG.
Born in 1943. Studies in History, Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology in Cologne, Münster, and Gießen.
1974, PhD, 1985 habilitation for Medieval and Early Modern History at the Justus-Liebig-Universität in Giessen.
1985-1989 lecturing Medieval, Social and Economic History at the Universities of Osnabrück, Bielefeld and Giessen.
1989 to 2008 Professor for Medieval History at the University of Berne.
Since 2008 Emeritus.

Dr. phil. Kaspar Gubler

Co-Head Team Bern.
Born in 1973. Studies at the University of Zurich (general history, state law, journalism).
Professional activities in the field of information technologies (project management) and the Preservation of Monuments (Building Research).
Co-Project Management at RAG since 2014.

Lotte Kosthorst M.A.

Co-Head Team Gießen.
Born in 1989. Studies in History and Italian at the Universities of Mainz, Dijon (France) and Bologna (Italy).
2016 M.A. in History. Since May 2016 doctorate at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
Research assistant at the RAG since June 2016.