Agenten der Globalisierung in Geographien der Gesundheit &
Globalization Projects in Socialist Eastern Europe
Dr. Judith Miggelbrink (Ifl & Leipzig U), Frank Meyer (IfL), and Tom Schwarzenberg (IfL) & Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst (GWZO & Leipzig U), Dr. Uwe Müller (GWZO & Leipzig U), and Prof. Dr. Frank Hadler (GWZO & Leipzig U)
|Date||Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th Floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Dr. Judith Miggelbrink (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Judith Miggelbrink studied geography at the University of Münster and holds a PhD from Leipzig University. Her dissertation examined discourses on space and regions in human geography at the end of the twentieth century. Today in the head of the research unit “Productions of Space: State and Society” at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) as well as the principal investigator of Project B5: “Border-Transcending Assemblages of Medical Practices” in the SFB 1199. Her research interests include borders and border regimes.
Frank Meyer (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Having studied geography in Leipzig, Frank Meyer is currently pursuing his PhD. His research interests include processes of peripheralization (especially in rural areas in Germany) and stigmatization, practices of territorial regulation in Europe, as well as ethnographic work on illicit practices subverting state-sided regulation.
Tom Schwarzenberg (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Tom Schwarzenberg studied economic and social geography at Leipzig University and researches in the SFB 1199 project B05: “Border-Transcending Assemblages of Medical Practices”. He is particularly interested in analysing constitutive relations between social processes in everyday life and their diverse spatial representations embedded in practices and discourses. His previous research was mainly focused on peripheralized regions – in particular rural areas in East Germany.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Troebst (Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Stefan Troebst studied history and Slavic studies from 1975 on in Tübingen (then West Germany) and at the Free University of (then West) Berlin, Sofia (Bulgaria), Leningrad (today St. Petersburg, then Soviet Union, today Russian Federation), Skopje (then Yugoslavia, today Macedonia), Bloomington, Indiana (USA). In 1984, he obtained a PhD degree in Russian and East European history and Slavic studies at the Free University of Berlin where he also completed his habilitation in 1995. After terms as assistant and associate professor at the Free University of Berlin, in 1992 he left academia and became a German member in the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) missions of long duration to former Yugoslavia and the former Soviet Union. In 1996, he was nominated founding director of the Danish-German European Centre for Minority Issues, and in 1999 a full professor at Leipzig University. His research focuses on the history of the subregions of Europe’s eastern half (Southeastern Europe, East-Central Europe, Northeastern Europe and Muscovy/Russia/Soviet Union), on the modern history of Europe, on the history of international relations and international public law, as well as on politics of history and cultures of remembrance in contemporary Europe.
Dr. Uwe Müller (Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Uwe Müller studied history at Leipzig University and gained a PhD in economic history at the Humboldt University of Berlin. His research interests include the economic history of East Central Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a special focus on the integration of this region in the European and world economy and the development of transport infrastructures.
Prof. Dr. Frank Hadler (Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Frank Hadler is the project director in charge for the research on 19th- and 20th-century history at the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) and honorary professor for cultural history of East Central Europe at Leipzig University (Germany). He received his PhDr from the University of Brno (Czech Republic) on “Počátky moravské historiografie do konce 19. Století” (Beginnings of Moravian Historiography up to the end of the 19th century) in 1984 and his Dr. Phil. at the Institute for General History at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin in 1989 on “Die Anfänge der tschechoslowakischen Außenpolitik 1914–1919”. He has held posts as a senior fellow in research institutes in Berlin and Leipzig and has received fellowships in Washington, DC (USA), Oxford (UK), and Paris (France), as well as has lectured at Humboldt University and the Free University of Berlin (Germany), Paris IV (France), and at Leipzig University (Germany). His main fields of research and publication are the history and culture of East Central Europe, the history of historiography, and transnational history in the 19th and 20th centuries.