• Prof. Krebs is on sabbatical for the summer semester of 2020 (February-September). Please contact her via email for individual office hours.

  • Verena Krebs was interviewed by Swiss National Radio (Schweizer Radio SF1) on "Cultures of Knowledge in medieval Africa" (in German) as part of a radio piece called "Die Herren des Wissens - Wissen und Macht in Zeiten des Umbruchs" (first aired 20.02.2020).

  • In December 2018 and January 2019 respectively, Verena Krebs was elected to the Board of Directors as well as Assistant Executive Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Studies at RUB.

  • Archived Entries
  • Invited Talk (29.11.2018)
    Verena Krebs is speaking about her forthcoming book at the research colloquium at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Philipps University Marburg: "Salomos Erben: Imperiale Stiftungen, Patronagepraxis und Diplomatie in Äthiopien im späten Mittelalter."
    Vortrag Verena Krebs in Marburg
    Deutschhausstr. 12, 35032 Marburg, 18:15.

  • Public Lecture (26.11.2018)
    Upon invitation of the Orientalist Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Verena Krebs will give a lecture on her research on medieval Ethiopia in Krakow this November.
    31-018 Kraków
    ul. św. Jana 28, 17:00.

  • Press appearance
    Verena Krebs interviewed was interviewed in an article on connections between medieval history and contemporary ethnic clashes in Ethiopia (Washington Post, 3.11.2018). || Read article

  • Homepage for the professorship is live (20.09.2018)
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