Lachen und Schweigen
The new series in German medieval studies includes central topics of current research debates in medieval studies and provides a place for groundbreaking research in the subject literature. The series is intended to give international and young researchers/research teams the possibility to effectively present innovative surveys and discussions to the scientific community. The series sees itself as a 'young' research forum with a high standard of quality and is therefore also open to excellent degree theses, should they enhance the series. The series presents problem-oriented anthologies, conference proceedings and research reports, as well as monographs on topics in current medieval research. The main focus is on the literary-scientific/philological approach, however, the series is also open to interdisciplinary research questions. The series will combine research questions from literature studies and linguistics with those from cultural studies and the sciences of mentality and history.