Main Focus

  • Economic and Social History
  • Transnational and Comparative History
  • Global Labour History
  • Global History


Curriculum Vitae

09/2020 - 06/2021
Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social HIstory in Amsterdam (Research Fellowship of the German Research Foundation) Title: Communist labor movements and their global entanglements in the 20th century

Since 11/2019
Post-doctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History), Frankfurt

06/2018­ - 10/2019
Maternity Leave

03/2018 - 08/2018
Study for the Hans Boeckler Foundation
Title: Development of the DGB districts in East Germany, 1990–1995

12/2017 - 05/2018
Researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Leipzig

10/2017 - 11/2017
Chief Editor of the Journal Social.History Online

04/2017 - 09/2017
Teaching Assistant at the Global and European Studies Institute (GESI), University of Leipzig

2012 - 2017
PhD in Global Studies, University of Leipzig
Title: Assurances of Friendship. Metal Workers’ Unions during the Globalisation Processes of the long 1970s. A Case Study in the Shipbuilding Industry (Scholarship by the Hans Boeckler Foundation)

11/2011 - 09/2013
Researcher at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Leipzig

11/2010 - 02/2011
Associate Research Scholar at the Centre for the History and Culture of Eastern Central Europe (GWZO), University of Leipzig

05/2010 - 11/2010
Researcher at GESI, University of Leipzig

06/2008 - 05/2010
Scientific Co-ordinator, GESI, before Centre for French Studies, University of Leipzig

2000 - 2007
Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, Musicology at the University of Leipzig

Memberships / Committees

Member of the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH)
Member of the German Labour History Association (GLHA)
Member of the Association of Historians of Germany
Member of the Editing Social.History Online

Awards / Prizes

Walter-Markov-Prize 2017 for the PhD

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