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Margarete Zimmermann

Margarete Zimmermann, German humanities educator. Member International Christine de Pizan Society (president 1998-2000).


  • Zimmermann, Margarete was born on June 7, 1949 in Rehme, Germany. Daughter of Artur and Hildegard (Schaer) Zimmermann.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University Bordeaux, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munster, 1978.


    • Research assistant Westfal Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany, 1975-1988. Professor Freie University, Berlin, since 1988. Professor University Trier, Germany, 1985, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1986, Margherita von Brentano-Preis, 1996.


    • Author: (with others) Collaboration in France: Politics and Culture during the Nazi Occupation 1940-1944, 1989, Politics, Gender and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan, 1992, (with Dina De Rentiis) The City of Scholars. New Approaches to Christine de Pizan, 1994. Co-editor (yearbook) Querelles, since 1996.


    Member International Christine de Pizan Society (president 1998-2000).


    • father: Artur Zimmermann
    • mother: Hildegard (Schaer) Zimmermann
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    Born June 7, 1949
    (age 68)
    • 1972
      University Bordeaux
    • 1978
      University Münster
    • 1975 - 1988
      Research assistant, Westfal Wilhelms University
      Munster, Indiana, United States
    • 1988
      professor, Freie University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany