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History and History of Science

Research projects in the field of history and history of science

Prof. Dr. Melanie Arndt

University of Freiburg
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2020 - September 2021

Fired Up: The Unintended Consequences of Energy Resilience

Dr. Jörg Arnold

The University of Nottingham, UK
External Senior Fellow
März 2020 - January 2021

From Loser to Winner – and back again: the British miner in the age of the de-industrial revolution, ca. 1967 to 1997

Prof. Dr. Sven Beckert

Harvard University
External Senior Fellow
August - November 2020

Capitalism: A Global History

Prof. Dr. Sabine Dabringhaus

University of Freiburg
East Asian History
Internal Senior Fellow
Oktober 2020 - Juli 2021

Cities and the Challenge of Water in Modern China

Prof. Dr. Petra Dolata

University of Calgary
Energy History
External Senior Fellow
February 2021 - April 2021

Women in Energy Transitions: Agency, Resilience and Complicity

Dr. John Eicher

Pensylvania State University, Altoona
External Junior Fellow
September 2020 - September 2021

The Sword Outside, the Plague Within: Influenza, War, and Religion, 1918-1920

Dr. Philipp Nothaft

University of Freiburg
Medieval History, History of Science
External Senior Fellow
September 2020 - January 2021

Transformations of Medieval Astronomy, 1000–1250

Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Osterhammel

University of Freiburg
Distinguished Fellow
Balzan Prize 2018
March 2019 - December 2022

Balzan Project in Global History: Global Processes and the Dynamics of Regions

Dr. Friedemann Pestel

University of Freiburg
Internal Junior Fellow
November 2020 - March 2021

Global Players: Orchestral Tours and International Musical Life in the 20th Century

Prof. Dr. Jenny Reardon

University of California, Santa Cruz
Sociology and History of Science and Technology
External Senior Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
June - July 2021

Interpretation in the Life Sciences Today: From Encode to Decode