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Project Group (2005–2010)

Projektgruppe IEG Friedensvertraege

The following people worked together on the project "European Peace Treaties of the Pre-Modern Era Online" at the Institute of European History (known as the Leibniz Institute of European History from 2012:

Professor Heinz Duchhardt (project director)

Dr. Martin Espenhorst (né Peters) was the project coordinator (from 2007 until he also acted as spokesperson). He holds a PhD from the University of Marburg for a study on the historian, statistician and publicist August Ludwig (v.) Schlözer (1735–1809). Aside from investigating the Old Empire and Europe towards the end of the 18th century, he focuses on the European cooperative movement of the 19th century.

Dr. Andrea Schmidt-Rösler was responsible for the edition of the peace treaties relating to the area »German States of the Empire, Poland, Transylvania«. She holds a PhD from the University of Regensburg (which turned out into a book on Romania after the First World War) and conducted several research projects on the history of Poland and southeastern Europe.

Dr. Andrea Weindl was in charge of the France, Spain, Portugal section. She holds a PhD. from the University of Cologne. In her dissertation she studied the entanglement between early modern global markets and political relations within Europe. Further research focused on the history of the European expansion and the Atlantic system.

Dr. Bengt Büttner was responsible for editing the Scandinavian and British treaties. He holds a PhD from the University of Göttingen University that turned out into a book on the ecclesiastical organisation on the isle of Rügen in the Middle Ages. His research interests focus on the relations between Scandinavia and Germany in the late Middle Ages and in the Early Modern Period as well as on Scandinavian ecclesiastical history. 

Peter Seelmann M.A. was responsible for the section »Habsburg, Italy and Switzerland«. He studied History and History of Art in Berlin and Siena (Italy) and graduated with a M.A.-thesis about the Venetian painter’s workshop of Antonio Vivarini and Giovanni d’Alemagna. He is interested in late medieval and early modern Italian art and cultural history.

The project was temporarily assisted by graduate student Natalia Schreiner.