Short CV/Education and training

  • 1988 – 1996
    Studied history and law at Heidelberg University, Germany

  • 1992 – 1993
    Studied in the Legal History Programme at the University of Chicago, IL, USA

  • 1996
    1st state examination in law

  • 1997 – 1998
    Studied on an exchange scholarship at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy

  • 2001
    2nd state examination in law

Selected publications

  • Lepsius, S.: Der Richter und die Zeugen. Eine Untersuchung anhand des tractatus testimoniorum des Bartolus von Sassoferrato, mit Edition, Frankfurt am Main 2003.

  • Lepsius, S.: Von Zweifeln zur Überzeugung. Zum Zeugenbeweis im gelehrten Recht, Frankfurt am Main 2003.

  • Lepsius, S., Wetzstein, T.: Als die Welt in die Akten kam. Prozessschriftgut im europäischen Mittelalter, Frankfurt am Main 2008.

  • Lepsius, S., Dilcher, G.: Max Weber, Zur Geschichte der Handelsgesellschaften nach südeuropäischen Quellen. Schriften 1889-1894, Tübigen 2008.

Selected projects

  • Critical edition of Max Weber's dissertation, "The History of Business Organisations", together with Gerhard Dilcher (completed project)

  • Crime syndicate cases in the Italian cities, especially in Lucca (current project)

  • Exchange of letters between Hermann Kantorowicz and G. Radbruch 1903-1908 (current project), together with Frank Carter

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editorial board of Toronto Studies in Medieval Law

  • Minerva Network of the Max Planck Society

  • Jury for the awarding of the Hermann Conring Prize

Additional qualifications

  • 1993 M. A. (University of Chicago)


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