Dr. Robert von Friedeburg, MAE


Chair of Early Modern History

  • Enrollment at Hamburg, Cambridge (King's College) and Bielefeld Universities 1982-1987;
  • Visiting Fellow Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University 1987-88;
  • D.phil.University of Bielefeld 1989;
  • Bennigsen-Foerder-Prize 1992;
  • Meyer-Struckman Research Fellowship 1992-1993;
  • Habilitation University of Bielefeld 1994;
  • ¬†Heisenberg-Fellow, German Research Association, 1996-2001;
  • Cameron-Faculty Fellow, School of History, University of St. Andrews, 1997;
  • Fellow, The Humanities Research Program, University of New South Wales, 2001;
  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, School of Historical Studies, 2002;
  • Chaire Dupront, Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), March 2009;
  • Fellow on invitation from the Director, Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbuettel, 2010;
  • Fellow, Royal Historical Society;
  • Member, Academia Europaea Mitglied, Verein fuer Reformationsgeschichte;
  • Mitglied, Theologischer Arbeitskreis fuer reformationsgeschichtliche Forschung;
  • Mitglied des Vorstands, Johannes Althusius Gesellschaft.
  • NWO grant 'Conquest, Competition and Ideology: Inventing Governance in the Dutch Golden Age' (524.465,- EURO), 2005-2009.
  • NWO grant 'Reason of State or Reason of Princes? The New Monarchy and its opponents in France, Germany and the Netherlands, during the Seventeenth Century' (744.079,- EURO), 2011-2015.

Key publications