A Project of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research in Cooperation with the Einstein Forum, Potsdam

Berliner Colloquien zur Zeitgeschichte

Berliner Colloquienzur Zeitgeschichte
  • Martin Bauer>

    is editor of Mittelweg 36, the journal of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research. The philosopher und social scientist is also a member of the editorial board of the Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte and visiting instructor for political theory at the Institute for Political Science, University of Hamburg. 

  • Jan C. Behrends>

    Dr., historian, is a research fellow and project director at the Centre for Contemporary History in Potsdam. Main research: Violence and civility: from Brezhnev to Putin; contemporary historians during the Cold War.

  • Julia Eichenberg>

    Dr., historian, is a research fellow in the Department of History at the Humboldt University of Berlin. As Freigeist fellow of the Volkswagen Foundation she directs the »The London Moment«-project. Main research: Cooperation of exile governments in London in World War II; World War I in Poland; veterans' welfare; international veterans movement.

  • Mischa Gabowitsch>

    Dr., sociologist and historian, is a research fellow at the Einstein Forum in Potsdam. Main research: Protest and social movements in Russia; perceptions of fascism and nationalism in Russia; Soviet war memorials. 

  • Bernd Greiner>

    is a research fellow at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Adjunct Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hamburg, and Director of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies. Main research: 20th century history of the United States of America with a special emphasis on the Cold War and civil-military relations.

  • Wolfgang Knöbl>

    is Professor of Sociology and director of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research. Main research: Social theory; political and historical comparative sociology; macrosociology; history of social sciences.

  • Tim B. Müller>

    Dr., historian, is a research fellow at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research. He is also editor of the journal Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte. Main research: History of democracy, political economy, capitalism; Germany in international contexts; Weimar Germany; Europe and United States in the interwar period; Cold War; German, Western European, and American intellectual history.

  • Susan Neiman>

    is director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Neiman studied philosophy at Harvard University and the Free University of Berlin. She was Professor of Philosophy at Yale University and Tel Aviv University before coming to the Einstein Forum in 2000.

  • Sönke Neitzel>

    is Professor of Military History/Cultural History of Violence at Potsdam University. Main research: Military history and history of violence in the 20th century; history of war with a focus on the World Wars.

  • Markus Pöhlmann>

    Dr., historian, is a research fellow at the German Armed Forces Centre for Military History and Social Sciences in Potsdam. Main research: German military history; military and the media; intelligence history. 

  • Martin Schaad>

    Dr., MBA, historian, is deputy director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam. He studied history, economics and philosophy at Stirling University before completing a DPhil in modern history at St. Antony’s College, Oxford. He was also awarded an MBA at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

  • Elke Seefried>

    is second deputy director of the Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin and Professor of modern history at the University of Augsburg. Main reseach: Exile and remigration; history of the German Federal Republic; history of science and environmenal history in transational perspective.