Dr. des. Marcus Stiebing

 
 
Room:
2506
Phone:
(040) 6541-2140
 
Visitor address

Helmut-Schmidt-University
building H1
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg

Postal address

Helmut-Schmidt-University
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Early Modern History
P.O. Box 70 08 22
22008 Hamburg

 

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born 1984 in Eilenburg (Germany)

Education

09/2020
Dissertation (grade A: magna cum laude): Princely decision making. The Dukes of Saxony-Weimar among academic discourse and princely advice, 1603 to 1623 (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt, University of Jena, Germany/Prof. Dr. Arno Strohmeyer, University of Salzburg, Austria) [Fürstliche Entscheidungsfindung zum Krieg. Die Herzöge von Sachsen-Weimar zwischen gelehrtem Diskurs und fürstlicher Beratung 1603-1623]

02/2015
Exam Thesis (grade: A): The alliances of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden with the Protestant Imperial Estates following the example of Saxony-Weimar (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt/Prof. Dr. Alexander Schmidt, University of Jena) [Die Bündnispolitik Gustav II. Adolfs von Schweden mit den evangelischen Reichsständen – das Beispiel Sachsen-Weimar]

10/2012-03/2015
Complementary Studies of classical philology/classical Latin, University of Jena

10/2009-03/2015
Studies of history, political science and education, University of Jena (with distinction: A+)

07/2009
A Level (evening class; with distinction: A+)

Third-party funds

04/2017 – 03/2020
Doctoral scholarship awarded by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

04/2018-06/2020
Research stay in Vienna (Austria) and in Praque (Czech Republic) funded by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation [Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes]

Research and teaching expertise

Period
Humanism; Renaissance; Early Modern History

Areas
Europe in the 16th and 17th century; Baltic See around 1600; Habsburg Monarchy (Austrian lands, Bohemia); Holy Roman Empire and its lands from the 15th to the early 19th Century (Saxony)

Topics
History of political ideas; History of diplomacy and international relations; History of science and history of knowledge

Special issues
Reformation; Thirty Years War; diplomacy and international law around 1600; political decision making; House of Wettin; Habsburg Monarchy

Research experience

Since 04/2021
Research associate (postdoc) at the Department of Early Modern History, Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg (Prof.in Dr.in Jutta Nowosadtko)

10/2015-04/2020
Dissertation: Princely decision making in times of war. The dukes of Saxony-Weimar among academic discourse and princely advice, 1603 to 1623

10/2015-03/2018
Part-time research associate at the Department of Early Modern History, University of Jena (Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt)

06/2012-10/2015
Student assistant at the Department of Early Modern History, University of Jena (Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt)

10/2015
Internship at the Austrian Academy of Science, Department of Middle Ages, Vienna/Austria (Supervisors: Dr.in Sonja Dünnebeil/PD Dr. Andreas Zajic)

11/2012
Archival Internship at the University of Jena (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim Bauer)

Relevant skills

Language skills

  • German (native language)
  • English (spoken/written: C1)
  • French (spoken: B1/B2; reading/translation: C1)
  • Latin (reading/translation: extensive)
  • Ancient Greek (reading/translation: basic skills, B1/B2)

 

09/2017-10/2017
Language course at Hilderstone College, St Peter’s Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2JW, United Kingdom („advanced academic English”, accredited at C1)

 Archival experience

  • Germany: National Archives of Altenburg, Weimar, Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich
  • Austria: Austrian National Archive (Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv), National War Archive (Kriegsarchiv), National Administrative Archive including the Court Chamber Archive (Allgemeines Verwaltungsarchiv, Hofkammerarchiv)
  • Czech Republic: Czech National Archive, Prague

Library experience

  • Austria: Austrian National Library, Vienna
  • Germany: Library of Duchess Anna Amalia, Weimar; Library of Duke August the Younger, Wolfenbüttel; Bavarian State Library, Munich

Paleographical skills

Paleography of German, French, and Latin, 16th to 19th century (extensive)

Technical skills

  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows up to Windows 10; MacOS
  • Data base: Microsoft Access; Endnote, Citavi, Zotero
  • Data analyzing tools: MAXQDA
  • Digital learning/presentation: Zoom Meetings, Skype, WebEx, Blackboard Collaborate, BigBlueButton

Admin experiences

Organized conference panels

10/2019
Conference panel in collaboration with Dr.in Stefanie Freyer (Osnabrück/Germany): Dynamics of representatives among consensus and competition [Dynamiken der Gesandtschaftspolitik zwischen Konsens und Konkurrenz (Conference of the research group ‘Early Modern History of the association of historians, Rostock (Germany), September 19th-21th 2019)]

Committees

since 05/2020
Member of selection committee of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation which evaluates the student fellowships applications

10/2015-03/2018
Member of association of research associates, Department of History, University of Jena

10/2015-09/2017
Elected member of committee of the Philosophical Faculty, University of Jena

Relevant training

Summer schools

07/2018
International summer school „The Thirty Years War. Aftermath and Legacy”, Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (Organizer: Prof Mary Lindmann, Miami/ USA)

Teaching training

11/2015-12/2015
‚How to teach in university’, basic course: innovative teaching – research issues as basis of teaching; Evaluate student lectures [Zertifikatsprogramm „Lehre Lernen Basic“, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Innovative Lehre: Probleme aus Forschung und Praxis als Ausgangspunkt der Lehre; Referate und Vorträge bewerten)]

Professional memberships

  • Austria: Institute research of Early Modern History, Vienna [IEFN: Institut für die Erforschung der Frühen Neuzeit, Wien]; Austrian Society for research the history of eighteenth century [ÖGE: Österreichische Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts, Wien]
  • Germany: Association of Historians in Germany [VDH: Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschland e. V.]

Monographs

(forthcoming): Princely decision making. The Dukes of Saxony-Weimar among academic discourse and princely advice, 1603 to 1623, Jena (Dissertation).

(unpublished, 2015): The alliances of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden with the Protestant Imperial Estates following the example of Saxony-Weimar (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt/Prof. Dr. Alexander Schmidt, University of Jena).

Articles

(submitted, release expected in winter 2021): Competition and dynastic interests. Duches Dorothea Maria of Anhalt (1574-1617) and the Imperial Diet of Regensburg (1608) [Konkurrenz und dynastische Interessen. Herzogin Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617) und der Regensburger Reichstag von 1608. Erscheint im Ergebnisband der Konferenz „Konkurrenzen“ der AG „Frühe Neuzeit“ des Verbandes der Historiker und Historikerinnen].

(submitted, release expected in spring 2021): Neutrality or Assistance? The Perception of the Bohemian riots by Johann Wilhelm Neumair of Ramsla (1572-1641) [Neutralität oder Assistenz? Die Wahrnehmung der böhmischen Uuruhen durch Johann Wilhelm Neumair von Ramsla (1572-1641), in: Julia Gebke et al (eds.) The Diplomatic Self in Early Modern Times. Negotiating – Narrating – Shaping Relations (Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau 2021)].

(submitted, release expected in spring 2021) Actors of decision-making? Friedrich Hortleder (1579-1640) and the beginning of the Thirty Years War [Zum Krieg beraten? Friedrich Hortleder (1579-1640) und der Beginn des Dreißigjährigen Krieges, in: Siegrid Westphal et al (eds.), Mitten in Deutschland – mitten im Krieg? Leben und Handeln in einer Ausnahmesituation, 1618-1648 (Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2021)].

(2020) The use of a scholarly library. Thoughts on the Bibliotheca Universalis Uffenbachiana [Die Nutzung einer Gelehrtensammlung. Überlegungen zur Bibliotheca Universalis Uffenbachiana, in: Markus Friedrich/Monika Mueller (eds.), Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach in seiner Zeit. Wissen und Gelehrtenkultur um 1700 (Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2020), pp. 283-318.]

(2019) Powder-keg Bohemia. Elector Palatine Frederick V as dynastic and constitutional issue of the House of Wettin [Pulverfass Böhmen. Friedrich V. als dynastisch-staatsrechtliches Sicherheitsproblem der Wettiner, in: Horst Carl/Rainer Babel/Christoph Kampmann (eds.), Sicherheitsprobleme im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert. Bedrohung, Ambivalenzen, Konzepte im französisch-deutschen Vergleich (Baden-Baden: Nomos 2019), pp. 511-543].

(2017) Johann Major as counsellor? (2017) [Johann Major als Politikberater? In: Katharina Bracht (ed.), Johann Major (1564-1654). Professor der Theologie, Superintendent in Jena und Kirchenpolitiker im 30jährigen Krieg (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt: 2017) pp. 69-95.]

(2016) Policy counselling in Jena. Duke Johann Ernst the Younger and the war in Bohemia (2016) [Jenaer Politikberatung. Herzog Johann Ernst d. J. und der Böhmische Krieg (2016), in: Siegrid Westphal/Hans-Werner Hahn/Georg Schmidt (eds.), Die Welt der Ernestiner. Ein Lesebuch (Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau 2016), pp. 168-174].

(2016) A Family tree in favour of Jena (2016) [Ein Stammbaum für Jena, in: Friedegund Freitag/Karin Kolb (eds.), Die Ernestiner. Eine Dynastie prägt Europa (Dresden: Sandstein Verlag, 2016), p. 98].

Book Reviews

(2019) Review Fabian Schulze, Die Reichskreise im Dreißigjährigen Krieg. Kriegsfinanzierung und Bündnispolitik im Heiligen Römischen Reich Deutscher Nation (= Bibliothek Altes Reich, Bd. 23), Berlin/Boston 2018, in: Historische Zeitschrift 309/3 (2019), pp. 683-685.

[upcoming] 21-23 September 2021 (Osnabrück/Germany): Official envoy vs. private person. The imperial legation of Karl Hannibal of Dohna (1620/1621) [„[O]ffner Gesandte[r]“ vs. „Priuat Person“. Die kaiserlichen Gesandtschaften Karl Hannibals von Dohna 1620/21 (Tagung/Workshop: Traveling Diplomats. Aims, Practices, Impact)].

[Online] 29-31 October 2020 (Salzburg/Austria): Internal written concepts. The ‘diplomatic interaction’ of Duchess Dorothea Maria of Saxony-Weimar (1574 to 1617) with the court of Prague before the Thirty Years War [Medialität und Kommunikation interner Briefkonzepte. Die ‚diplomatische Korrespondenz‘ Dorothea Marias von Sachsen-Weimar (1574-1617) mit dem Prager Kaiserhof im Vorfeld des Dreißigjährigen Krieges (Tagung: Die Medialität des Briefes – Diplomatische Korrespondenz im Kontext frühneuzeitlicher Briefkultur im 16./17. Jahrhundert)].

24 January 2020 (Graz/Austria): Policy advice and princely ruling. The University of Jena and the Dukes of Saxony-Weimar during the Thirty Years War [Politikberatung und Fürstenregiment. Die Universität Jena und die Weimarer Herzöge im Dreißigjährigen Krieg (Tagung/Workshop: „Expertenkultur“/Politikberatung“ in der Frühen Neuzeit)].

19 September 2019 (Rostock/Germany): Among consensus and competition. The representation of the House of Weimar at the Imperial Diet 1608 [Zwischen Konkurrenz und Rivalität. Die vormundschaftliche Vertretung Sachsen-Weimars auf dem Reichstag 1608 (Conference: AK Frühe Neuzeit „Konkurrenzen“; Conference Panel in collaboration with Dr.in Stefanie Freyer; Participants: Dr. Volker Arnke, Prof.in Dr.in Siegrid Westphal (Osnabrück/Germany), Dr.in Lena Oetzel, (Salzburg/Austria)].

11 April 2019 (Hamburg/Germany): Educator – Collector – Historian – Counsellor. Friedrich Hortleder (1579-1640) and the beginning of the Thirty Years War [Erzieher – Sammler – Historiker – Rat. Friedrich Hortleder und der Beginn des Dreißigjährigen Krieges (Research colloquium Prof. Dr. Markus Friedrich)].

9 January 2019 (Cambridge/UK): Prudentia a se – Prudentia ab iis. Two types of political prudence in Justus Lipsius’ Politicorum libri six (Conference: Monarchy and Modernity since 1500).

1 December 2018 (Hamburg/Germany): Zacharias Konrad of Uffenbach and the scholars of the University of Jena. Thoughts on functions of his collection of letters in the light of his library [Zacharias Konrad von Uffenbach und die Jenaer Gelehrtenlandschaft. Überlegungen zur Funktion der Briefsammlung im Spiegel seiner Gesamtbibliothek (Conference: Zacharias Konrad von Uffenbach in seiner Zeit. Wissen und Gelehrtenkultur um 1700)].

14 September 2018 (Gotha/Germany): The meaning of ‚Constitutional War‘. Scholarly counselling at the beginning of the Thirty Years War [Die Konstruktion des Verfassungskrieges. Politische Beratungsstrategien der Gelehrten Sachsen-Weimars am Beginn des Dreißigjährigen Krieges (Conference: Mitten in Deutschland, Mitten im Krieg. Leben und Handeln in einer Ausnahmesituation, 1618-1648)].

27 January 2017 (Erlangen/Germany): Political advice and state building in Saxony-Weimar. Issues at the beginning of Thirty Years War [Politikberatung und innere Staatsbildung in Sachsen-Weimar. Problemfelder und Lösungsversuche am Beginn des Dreißigjährigen Krieges (PhD-Workshop: Staatsbildungskrieg vor Ort? Lokalverwaltung und Krisenbewältigung im Dreißigjährigen Krieg).

5 October 2016 (Vienna/Austria): The perception of the Bohemian riots 1619 by taking the example of Johann Wilhelm Neumair of Ramsla (1572 to 1641) [Die Wahrnehmung der Böhmischen Unruhen 1619 am Beispiel Johann Wilhelm Neumair von Ramslas (1572-1641) (Conference: Trägerschichten frühneuzeitlicher Außenpolitik in ihren Selbstzeugnissen)].

30 September 2016 (Paris/France): Tinderbox Bohemia. Elector Palatine Frederick V as political problem of the House of Wettin [Pulverfass Böhmen. Friedrich V. von der Pfalz als wettinisches Sicherheitsproblem (Conference: Sicherheitsprobleme im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert. Bedrohungen, Konzepte, Ambivalenzen)].

15-16 September 2016 (Ghent/Belgium): Worthless? Joseph II and the Imperial Crown [Wertloses Gepränge? Joseph II. und die Kaiserkrone (Conference: More than Mere Spectacle. Inaugurations and Coronations in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1700-1848) (in collaboration with Anne Fuchs (Weimar/Germany)].

Teaching (University of Jena, Germany)

Term Course H Issue Class
size
Notes
W 17 SE UG 2 The Holy Roman Empire in early modern history, 1495 to 1806 [Das Heilige Römische Reich Deutscher Nation in der Frühen Neuzeit, 1495-1806] 9 in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Burgdorf
S 17 SE UG 2 Lifelong enemies? King Frederick II of Brandenburg-Prussia and Empress Maria Theresia [Feinde fürs Leben? Friedrich II. und Maria Theresia] 11 in collaboration with PD Dr. Astrid Ackermann,
W 16 SE UG 4 Princely favorites in early modern history [Die zweite Reihe!? Fürstliche Favoriten in der Frühen Neuzeit] 10 independently
S 16 E UG/IG 1 Handwritten sources in the Age of Confessionalisation 1555 to 1648 [Handschriftliche Quellen im Zeitalter der Konfessionalisierung 1555-1648] 2 in collaboration with Dr. Ingo Leinert
  SE UG 3 Ius ad BellumIus ad Pacem. International law, reason of state, and international relations 1500 to 1714 [Ius ad BellumIus ad Pacem. Völkerrecht, Staatsräson und internationale Beziehungen 1500-1714] 10 independently
W 15 SE UG 3 Empire-Reign-Dynasty. The Habsburg Monarchy and Europe 1486 to 1714/63 [Imperium-Herrschaft-Dynastie. Die Habsburger, ihre Reiche und Europa 1486 bis 1714/63] 9 independently
  SE UG 1 Introduction to historical studies [Einführung in das Studium der Geschichtswissenschaft] 11 in collaboration with Dr. Ingo Leinert
S15 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Environment in early modern Europe’ [Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten] 20 Seminar given by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Burgdorf
  T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Crime in early modern history’ 20 Seminar given by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Burgdorf
W 14 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 20 Seminar given by Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt
  T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘The Holy Roman Empire within the 17th century’ 16 Seminar given by PD Dr. Astrid Ackermann
W 13 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 20 Seminar given by Dr. Stefanie Freyer
S 13 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar to the Seminar ‘The Thirty Years War’ 12 Seminar given by Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt
  T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘The Emperor and the Prince Electors’ 20 Seminar given by Anne Fuchs
W 12 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 24 Seminar given by Anne Fuchs
  T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 16 Seminar given by Dr. Stefanie Freyer
W 11 T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 16 Seminar given by Prof. Dr. Georg Schmidt
  T UG 2 ‘Introduction to historical methods for undergraduate students in regard to the seminar ‘Introduction to historical studies’ 10 Seminar given by Dr. Stefanie Freyer

 Explanation of abbreviations

W: Winter term, October 1st to March 31th; S: Summer term, April 1st to September 30th; UG: Course for undergraduates (up to the fourth semester); IG: Course for intermediate students (from fifth semester); SE: Seminar at the university; E: Exercise that means a practical course including the attendance in the National Archive of Weimar; T: Tutorial for undergraduate students; H: Duration of the course

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Letzte Änderung: 8. November 2021