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Gerhard Lauer

Founder of GCDH

Chair for German studies at the University of Goettingen. Research interests focus on cognitive poetics, digital humanities, and (German) literary history.


University of Munich, M.A.. German studies, philosophy, musicology, and Jewish studies (1989)
University of Munich, Dr.phil. German studies, philosophy, German as a Foreign Language (1992)
University of Munich, Dr.phil.habil. German studies (2000)


1992 - 2002: Assistant professor for German studies, University of Munich
2002 - 2017: Chair for german studies, University of Goettingen
Current: Chair for Digital Humanities, University of Basel