Prof. Dr. Rainer C. Schwinges Print

portrait_schwinges_lebenslauf-2Head of the RAG. Born February 19, 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 Economical History at the Universities of Osnabrück, Bielefeld and Gießen; Professor for Medieval History at the University of Berne from 1989 to 2008. Emeritus since 2008.

Major fields of work
Social- and constitutional history; histories of ideas and culture of the high- and late Middle Ages; history of the crusades; history of cities and migration; historical geography; histories of universities, of education, and of sciences in medieval and early modern times.


Repertorium Academicum Germanicum (RAG), Universität Bern, Historisches Institut, Längassstrasse 49, CH-3000 Bern 9
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