Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Career

 

University studies and degrees

11/2016 Habilitation at the University of Trier
10/2004 Master of Arts (Library and Information Science), Humboldt University Berlin

10/2001–
07/2003

Postgraduate degree course in library science at the Humboldt University Berlin
07/2000 PhD at the University of Trier
01/1995–
07/2000
 Doctoral student at the University of Trier
02/1992  Licentiate at the University of Zurich
10/1983–
02/1992

Studies in general history, economic history/social economics and political science at the University of Zurich

 

Positions an Research Fellowships

Since
11/2018

DFG-Project (principal investigator) “The Borders of the Welfare State: Migration, Social Rights and Expulsion (1850-1933)” at the Humboldt University Berlin

10/2017–
07/2018

Fellow at the International Research Centre Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History“, Humboldt University Berlin. Research topic: „The Borders of the Welfare State: Labour Migration, Social Rights and Expulsion“
Since
10/2015

Visiting Lecturer at the Leuphana University Lüneburg

09/2014 Karl-Ferdinand-Werner Fellowship, German Historical Institute Paris. Research topic: “Guilt, Law and Justice. The Royal Prerogative of Mercy in Modern Europe
07/2013–
12/2013
Fellowship at the German Historical Institute London. Research topic: “Guilt, Law and Justice. The Royal Prerogative of Mercy in Modern Europe
04/2011–
09/2011

Fellowship at the Germen Historical Institute London. Research topic: “Vagrancy / Landstreicherei: the wandering poor in England and Germany (1870-1933)”

02/2002–
12/2012
Postdoctoral researcher in the Collaborative Research Centre 600 Strangers and Poor People: Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion from Classical Antiquity to the Present Day based at the University of Trier
02/2001–
01/2002
Archivist in the Department Archives / Library / Documentation of the broadcaster “Deutsche Welle”, Cologne
01/1995–
12/1997
PhD-scholarship in the research training group Western Europe in Comparative Historical Perspective at the University of Trier

09/1992–
12/1994

Information Specialist at the “Presse- und Medienarchiv AG” and part-time museum guide at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich