Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994 – 1998
    Studied classical philology and archaeology at Marburg University and at Heidelberg University, Germany

  • 1999
    Magister Artium degree (MA)

  • 2001
    PhD

  • 2003
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) and conferment of the venia legendi (authorisation to teach) in classical philology, promotion to private lecturer

  • 2003 – 2004
    Visiting researcher in the Department of the Classics in Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 2006
    Offer of a (W3) professor's chair (candidate of first choice) in classical philology, Greek literature at Heidelberg University (declined)

  • 2007
    Offer of a (W3) professor's chair (candidate of first choice) in classical philology with an emphasis on Greek studies at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany (accepted)

Selected publications

  • Radke, G.: Die Theorie der Zahl im Platonismus – ein systematisches Lehrbuch (newly revised edition of dissertation), A. Francke Verlag, Tübingen, Basel 2003.

  • Radke, G.: Tragik und Metatragik – Euripides' Bakchen und die moderne Literaturwissenschaft. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte (UaLG) 66, De Gruyter, Berlin 2003.

  • Radke, G.: Sappho, Fragment 31 (LP) – Ansätze zu einer neuen Lyriktheorie (66 pages, Treatise 2005.6 of the Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature), 2005.

  • Radke, G.: Das Lächeln des Parmenides. Proklos' Interpretationen zur Platonischen Dialogform, Berlin: De Gruyter (Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte (UaLG) 78), 2006.

  • Radke, G.: Die Kindheit des Mythos – die Erfindung der Literaturgeschichte in der Antike, Munich: C.H. Beck 2007.

  • Radke, G.: Die Krise des Romans im 20. Jahrhundert und das antike Epos – Adorno, Döblin und die Formen epischen Dichtens in der Antike. In: Gymnasium 115, 2008. pp. 1-21.

  • Radke, G.: Beten, um zu erkennen: Glaube und Erkenntnisaufstieg im spätantiken Platonismus. In: Erwin Dirscherl and Christoph Dohmen (eds.), Glaube und Vernunft – Spannungsreiche Grundlage europäischer Geistesgeschichte, Freiburg, Basel, Vienna 2008, pp. 45-62.

  • Radke-Uhlmann, G.: Über eine vergessene Form der Anschaulichkeit in der griechischen Dichtung. In: Antike und Abendland 55, 2009, pp. 1-22.

  • Radke-Uhlmann, G.: Platon lehren und lernen – Der Philosophieunterricht in der Spätantike (Habilitation (postdoctoral) thesis submitted to Marburg 2002), Berlin: De Gruyter (Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, 2010).


Selected projects

  • Platonism (Leibniz project)

  • Literature and insight (Leibniz project)

  • Phronesis

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Corresponding member of the Scientific Society at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, since 2009

  • Member of the executive committee, German Society for Researching the 18th Century (DGEJ), since 2008

  • Coopted member of the Department of Philosophy, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany, since 2008

  • Member of the Excellence Council, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, since 2007

Additional qualifications

  • Studied the history of philosophy


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • 2009 Birth of my daughter Maria Elisabeth


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