Université de Strasbourg

Joachim Grage

Joachim Grage

Joachim Grage, born in 1966, studied Chemistry, German and Scandinavian Literatures at the Universities in Marburg, Göttingen, and Copenhagen. In 1999, he obtain his PhD with a thesis about the discovery of the sea in Scandinavian literature of the 17th and 18th century. From 1996 to 2002, he was Assistant at the University of Göttingen and then from 2002 to 2008 Assistant Professor in Scandinavian Studies in Göttingen. Since 2008, he is Full Professor in Scandinavian Studies and Director of the Institute for Scandinavian Studies, University of Freiburg. Between 2011 and 2012, he was Internal Senior Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). Since 2013, he is the Dean of Students of the Faculty of Philology.
Recent publications: with Stephan Michael Schröder (ed.): Milieus, Akteure, Medien. Zur Vielfalt literarischer Praktiken um 1900. 2013; with Stephan Michael Schröder (ed.): Literarische Praktiken in Skandinavien um 1900. Fallstudien. 2012; (ed.): Beiträge zur Wissens- und Wahrnehmungsgeschichte des Meeres in der frühen Neuzeit. 2012. Co-editor of the German Søren Kierkegaard Edition.

As part of his Fellowship, Joachim Grage is working on the project Building the North with words. Geographies of scientific knowledge in European philologies 1850–1950, together with his collaborator Thomas Mohnike.

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