Dr Maximilian Schuh is a lecturer in Medieval History at the Freie Universität Berlin. His research focuses on the history of universities in the Holy Roman Empire in the later Middle Ages and the environmental history of fourteenth-century England. Furthermore, he is interested in bringing together perspectives of the humanities and the natural sciences on extreme weather events in premodern times. The monograph Aneignungen des Humanismus. Institutionelle und individuelle Praktiken an der Universität Ingolstadt im 15. Jahrhundert (2013) is among his publications.