Prof. Nikolas Jaspert, Ruhr University, Bochum

Buber Fellow: 
2010 to 2011
Senior Fellow Description: 

Nikolas Jaspert studied Medieval History, Hispanic Philology and Art History at the Free University of Berlin (Germany). He concluded his thesis on “Stift und Stadt. Das Heiliggrabpriorat von Santa Anna und das Regularkanonikerstift Santa Eulàlia del Camp im mittelalterlichen Barcelona, 1145-1423”, in 1995 (published in 1996 by Duncker und Humblot, Berlin); the same year he joined the history department of Berlin’s Free Univerity as an assistant professor. From 1998 to 2005 he was “Akademischer Rat” and “Akademischer Oberrat“ (Lecturer) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Since 2005 he is Professor for Medieval History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. He is co-editor of the journal “Zeitschrift für Historische Forschung” (ZHF) and member of several advisory boards (“Anuario de Estudios medievales”, “Imago Temporis”, “Aragón en la edad media”, “Medievalismo”). 2008 he was elected Membre correspondent de la secció històrico-arqueològica del Institut d’Estudis Catalans, in 2009 he was admitted to the “Konstanzer Arbeitskreis für Mittelalterliche Geschichte”. His academic work is centred on the history of the Iberian Peninsular, Mediterranean History, the crusades, the military orders and urban history of the high and late middle ages.

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