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ICOG researchers abroad

Much of ICOG research takes place in an international framework. On this page, we highlight some of the most important recent and ongoing international fellowships that have been awarded to our researchers.

Prof. Dr Sebastian Sobecki

Prof. Dr Sebastian Sobecki

Prof. Sebastian Sobecki has been awarded an H.P. Kraus Fellowship at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library in New Haven, Connecticut. In late 2019, he will spend a month at Yale University to work on a number of medieval manuscripts in connection with his project 'Government Scribes and Middle English Literature, 1400-1475'. The project is dedicated to identifying the handwriting of fifteenth-century government scribes in Middle English literary manuscripts to gain a fuller understanding of the production of English literature during this period.

Dr Maarten Zwiers

Dr Maarten Zwiers

From late April till early July, Dr Maarten Zwiers is a Global South fellow at the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, where he will be working on his research project Race Land: The Ecology of Segregation . The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South is affiliated with Tulane University.

Prof. Dr Hans Renders

Prof. Dr Hans Renders

From the end of January to mid-March 2019, Prof. Dr Hans Renders worked as a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra. While there, he gave a series of lectures at the Life Writing Center, as well as for the George Rudé Society, the National Library of Australia in Sydney, and the National Center of Biography - Australian Dictionary of Biography. Renders was temporarily added to the staff of College Arts & Social Sciences.

Dr David van der Linden

Dr David van der Linden

Dr David van der Linden, post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Groningen, was awarded a Maddock Research Fellowship from Marsh’s Library, Dublin. In February 2019 he spent a month at this unique library to conduct research for his book project Divided by Memory: Remembering the Wars of Religion in Early Modern France. There, he studied how conflicting Protestant and Catholic memories about the French Wars of Religion undermined religious coexistence and re-ignited civil conflict.

Prof. Dr Onno van Nijf

Prof. Dr Onno van Nijf

Prof. Onno van Nijf was the recipient of a Visiting Fellowship of the British Academy that he heldat Royal Holloway University of London from September 2018 to February 2019, together with a visiting fellowship at the Institute of Classical Studies. During the Fellowship Onno worked on a study of agonistic festivals, and continued work on the database.

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