Fabian Krämer

Fabian Krämer

Member since 2015
born 1977
subject: History of Science

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Abteilung Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Tel.: (089) 21 80-54 76
Fax: (089) 21 80-177 87

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Research Areas

  • History of the ‘two cultures’ of the humanities and the sciences

  • History of scientific observation

  • History of learned reading

  • Scientific images


Curriculum Vitae

  • 2013

    Prize for Young Scholars for the PhD dissertation, awarded by the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS), Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST)

  • 2012

    Johann Lorenz Bausch Award for the PhD dissertation, awarded by the Leopoldina Akademie Freundeskreis e.V.

  • since 2012

    Assistant Professor at the chair for the history of science in the history department of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

  • 2012

    Prize for Young Scholars for the PhD dissertation, awarded by the Georg-Agricola-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik e.V.

  • 2012

    Frances A. Yates Fellowship at the Warburg Institute, University of London, School of Advanced Study

  • 2012

    Ph.D. in Early Modern and Modern History, English Literary Studies, LMU; dissertation title: “How Did a Centaur Get to Early Modern London? Observation and Reading in the European Study of Nature, ca. 1550-1750”; advisors: Prof. Dr. Helmut Zedelmaier, LMU, Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin; Summa cum laude

  • 2011-2012

    Associate Research Fellow, Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, New York

  • 2006-2011

    Predoctoral research grant as part of the larger research project “The History of Scientific Observation”, MPIWG, department II, Berlin; intermitted several times for research trips and fellowships elsewhere

  • 2010-2011

    predoctoral research grant, funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

  • 2010

    Herzog-Ernst Scholarship for research at the Research Library of Erfurt-Gotha

  • 2009-2010

    predoctoral research grant, funded by the FAZIT Foundation

  • 2007-2008

    scholarship for research at the Herzog August Library Wolfenbüttel, funded by the Dr. Günther Findel-Stiftung zur Förderung der Wissenschaften

  • 2005

    Magister Artium in Early Modern and Modern History, English and American Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) after studying at Universität zu Köln, at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and at HU


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