Holger Berg, historian


Curriculum vitae

dansk - Deutsch

Born 1979

Address: Vikingevej 10, 5000 Odense. Denmark

e-mail: nilsholgerberg[at]hotmail[dot]com


January 2013: Course in Dynamic webdesign, IT-University, Copenhagen 

October 2012: Minor in German Studies at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense (average of 11,8 on a scale of 12)

November 2008: Ph.D. in History at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy

July 2004: M.A. in European History and Historical Anthropology, University of Erfurt, Germany (average of 1,2 on a scale of 5)

June 2002: B.A. in History, University of Copenhagen (average of 12,3 on a scale of 13)

1998-1999: Military service in the Danish army

June 1998: High school degree, Vordingborg Gymnasium (average of 10,3 on a scale of 13)

Vocational experience

September 2017-: researcher at the Hans Christian Andersen Centre, University of Southern Denmark, based in Odense (part time)

August 2011-: researcher (edition philologist) at the Grundtvig Study Center, Aarhus University, based on Vartov in Copenhagen (since 2017 part time)

September 2010-June 2011: website editor at the Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense (part-time)

February-May 2010: Administrative head of the Reventlow-Museum during a merger period

February 2009: Curator at the Reventlow-Museum, responsible for the content of the project The Alps of Lolland (budget 1,5 mio. ?)

August 2004 - August 2008: Ph.D.-student at the European University Institute in Florence, with a full scholarship from the Danish Ministry of Education, Science and Research

2003-2004: Voluntary work on an exhibition about the popular protests in the GDR, June 1953. Responsibilities: picture research, interviews and edition of catalogue

2001-2003: Research assistant on the online edition project Personal Accounts of the Thirty Years War from Central Germany

Awards and memberships

2014-: Member of the board of the Danish Society for the Publication of Historical Sources (Kildeskriftselskabet); member since 2012.
2014-: Member of the Historical Society of Funen 
2013-: Member of the research network Erfurt Spacetime-research

2013-: Member of the Network for Nazism and Holocaust Studies at the University of Southern Denmark 

2011: Fellow at the Gotha research library (Fritz Thyssen Stiftung)

2007-2009: Member of the research network on ”The History of Historiography in the Early Modern Age", funded by the German Research Council (DFG) (the website is not kept up-to-date)

2003: Awarded the best foreign student at University of Erfurt by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2001-2002: Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service

Languages spoken

Native: Danish

Fluent: English and German

Good knowledge: Italian, Swedish (for both: spoken and reading), Latin

Basic knowledge: French, Spanish

Computer Skills

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Thorough knowledge of the website management (http, ftp, cms); XML and XSLT; dtp; image editors; bibliographical databases; GIS (Mapinfo ©)