skip to content

The Kaiserchronik Project

Department of German and Dutch

 

The Kaiserchronik Project - Transcription Workshop

The project leaders

The Kaiserchronik project leaders

 

On 8-9 March 2013, Prof. Jürgen Wolf and Prof. Jürg Fleischer led a two-and-a-half day workshop as part of the AHRC-funded Kaiserchronik project. Project leaders Mark Chinca and Chis Young were joined by seven graduate students specializing in medieval literature and history from the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham, St Andrew's, Kent and Cologne. The students were given an introduction to palaeography and codicology of German manuscripts of the Middle Ages and practical instructions for transcribing manuscripts of the A, B and C recensions of the Kaiserchronik. Excellent progress was made in an intense interdisciplinary atmosphere and the students' training will continue over the next two months with virtual supervision tailored to the individual needs of each transcriber. Between them the students will transcribe three full manuscripts during the course of the summer.

Kaiserchronik Workshop image

Prof. Wolf and two graduates

Kaiserchronik Workshop image

Kaiserchronik Workshop image

Kaiserchronik Workshop image

Prof. Fleischer

Applying to Cambridge

Information for prospective applicants thinking of studying German at Cambridge.

Find out more

Cambridge Online German for Schools

Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) is a core element of the Cambridge German Network

Find out more

Let's be friends

    

Latest News

The Poetics of Personhood - Conference on 22 September

22 September 2017

Dr Michael Minden & Dr Annja Neumann from the Department of German & Dutch, together with Prof Leonard Olschner from QMUL are organising a one-day conference at Magdalene College.

Alfred Döblin Conference in Cambridge 18-20 September 2017

18 September 2017

Prof David Midgley, Dr Martin Ruehl from the Department of German and Dutch and Dr Steffan Davies from the University of Bristol are organising the 21. Alfred Döblin-Kolloquium here in Cambridge, at St John's college.

Prof Joachim Whaley opened exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen

11 August 2017

On 5 August 2017 Professor Joachim Whaley opened the latest exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen with a lecture on the Duchess Luise Dorothea von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg.