Ursula Braasch-Schwersmann

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Ursula Braasch-Schwersmann

Ursula Braasch-Schwersmann (born September 2, 1955 in Eutin ) is a German historian . She is the head of the Hessian State Office for historical regional studies and honorary professor at the Department of History at the Philipps University of Marburg .

Study and job

From 1974-75 to 1980 she studied at Marburg University, where in 1988 a study on the German religious house Marburg in the late Middle Ages to the Dr. phil. received his doctorate . From 1979 she worked at the Hessian State Office for Historical Regional Studies, initially as a student assistant, then as a research assistant and academic adviser. She has been its director since 1995.

Ursula Braasch-Schwersmann has been a lecturer at the Department of History and Cultural Studies at the Philipps University of Marburg since 1993 . In 2000 she became an honorary professor there .

further activities

Ursula Braasch-Schwersmann is chairwoman of the advisory board at the Institute for Comparative Urban History in Münster. She is a member of the Historical Commission for Hesse (main committee since 2001), the Historical Commission for Nassau , the Hessian Historical Commission Darmstadt , the Historical Commission for Thuringia , the Commission for State Archaeological Research in Hesse , the Monument Council of the State of Hesse, the International Historical Commission for research on the Teutonic Order and the International Commission for Urban History . She is the editor of the Hessian Yearbook for State History .


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