Franziska Decker, MA

Academic career

2021-10-01 to present

Research assistant at the internal preparatory project „Digital Exploration of a Serial Source for Dutch-German Rhine Shipping in the Early Modern Period. Pilot Study on the Customs Registers of the Schenkenschanz (1630–1810), from Automated Handwritten Text Recognition to an Online Database“ of the professorships for Digital History and Auxiliary Sciences of History at the University of Bamberg

2017-04-01 to 2022-03-30

Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg (master's programmes History and Medieval Studies)

Title of master dissertation: “Lions, ladders, and slugs. The narrative functionality of heraldic elements in the Nuova Cronica of Giovanni Villani (before 1280–1348)”

2017-05-01 to 2021-09-30

Student research assistant at the Professorship of Auxiliary Sciences of History at the University of Bamberg

2020-01-01 to 2021-03-30

Student research assistant at the DFG project “Art Technical Research on Easel Painting of the Nazarene Movement” at the University of Bamberg

2020-11-01 to 2021-01-31

Student research assistant at the Institute of History and European Ethnology at the University of Bamberg

2020-09-14 to 2020-10-23

Intern at the German Historical Institute (DHI) in Rome

2012-10-01 to 2017-03-30

Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg (bachelor's programme Medieval Studies)

Title of bachelor dissertation: “The medieval seals of Bamberg's monastery St. Michael as taken from the inventory of the state archive in Bamberg“

2016-05-23 to 2016-06-24

Intern at the Baernau-Tachov History Park

2014-04-01 to 2015-08-31

Student research assistant at the Centre for Medieval Studies (ZeMaS) at the University of Bamberg

2004-08-23 to 2012-07-07

Matthes Enderlein secondary school in Zwoenitz

 

Scholarships

2021-08-29 to 2021-09-06

Participation at the study course “Malvasia – Wine Culture in the History of Venice and Europe. From Economy to Medicine, from Politics to Art and Literature” of the German Study Centre in Venice, funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation

2020-09-14 to 2020-10-23

Scholarship for internships abroad of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

Presentations

2021-08-29

“Malvasia, Romania, Rainfal. Dessert Wines as Wines of Honour and Means of Social Distinction”, held during the study course
Malvasia – Wine Culture in the History of Venice and Europe. From Economy to Medicine, from Politics to Art and Literature” at the German Study Centre in Venice.