Susanne Bauer

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Institutional Affiliation: University of Trier, Germany

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Susanne studied History and Cultural Studies at Saarland University (Germany) and Sorbonne University (France). Currently, she is a research assistant at the University of Trier (Germany). In her PhD thesis she analyses the transnational correspondence network of German Empress Augusta (1811–1890) both quantitatively and qualitatively on the basis of more than 21,000 letters with 500 different correspondents.

Current research projects on modern monarchy:

The correspondence of German Empress Augusta (1811–1890). Role, self-conception, political scope of action. (Funded by the DFG – Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

Forthcoming, current or recent research publications on modern monarchy:

Susanne Bauer (forthcoming): The Royal Network of Letters. The Transnational Correspondence of the Prussian Queen and German Empress Augusta (1811–1890), in: Falko Schnicke/Robert Aldrich/Cindy McCreery (eds.), Global Royal Families, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Susanne Bauer/Jan Markert: Eine „Titelaffaire“ oder „mehr Schein als Wirklichkeit“: Wilhelm I., Augusta und die Kaiserfrage 1870/71, in: Maik Ohnezeit (ed.): 1870/71. Reichsgründung in Versailles, Friedrichsruh 2021.



Dr Cindy McCreery
Department of History, A18 Brennan MacCallum Building, University of Sydney