Deputy Director, German Historical Institute, Washington DC.

 

   

Current Project

"Professionalization and Deprofessionalization in the Public Context of Science since 1970"

Recent Projects

Legitimizing Science

Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, Hg. Axel Jansen, Andreas Franzmann, Peter Münte, Frankfurt/New York, Campus, 2015

TheVolunteers_LessonPlans

"The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I, 1914-1919." Website for free curriculum aligned with U.S. Common Core and UNESCO Global Learning standards for secondary school classrooms worldwide and endorsed by the United States World War One Centennial Commission. (Member of the Curriculum Development Committee.)

 


Links

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

Habilitation, American Studies, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, 2009

Doctor of Philosophy, American Studies, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, 2001

Master of Arts, History, University of Oregon, 1993-1995

English, American Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, 1990-93

Employment & Fellowships

Winter 2014/15: Temporary Full Professor of American History, Department of History, University of Heidelberg

Oct. 2013 – Aug. 2014 Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge (UK)

2012 – 2013 Temporary Full Professor, History of Great Britain and North America, Universität Kassel

Oct. 2011 – Nov. 2015: Research grant (Volkswagen Foundation) at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Fall 2012: Visiting Scholar, Department of History, UCLA

Winter/Spring 2012 Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Oregon, Eugene

2010 – 2011 Lecturer, Department of History, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

2008 – 2010 Assistant Professor, Department of History, Universität Tübingen

2008 Lecturer, Department of History, UCLA

2005 – 2008 Research Fellow, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Institut für England- und Amerikastudien (American studies), J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt / Department of History, UCLA

2005 Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Department of History, UCLA

2004 and 2005 Visiting Faculty, Department of History and Philosophy, Montana State University, Bozeman

2004 Postdoc, German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.

2004 Socrates Guest Lecturer, American Studies Center, Warsaw University (Poland)

1999 – 2003 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Research Fellow and Lecturer), Institut für England- und Amerikastudien (American studies), J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

1997 – 1999 Dissertation Fellowship, State of Hessia (Germany)

1997 Research Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Organization (DAAD), New York City

1993/94 DAAD Fellowship at the University of Oregon, Eugene

 

Publications

Books

Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, edited by Axel Jansen, Andreas Franzmann and Peter Münte, Frankfurt and New York, Campus, 2015. > Link

Die Methodenschule der Objektiven Hermeneutik: Eine Bestandsaufnahme, ed. Roland Becker-Lenz, Andreas Franzmann, Axel Jansen, Matthias Jung, Wiesbaden, VS Verlag [forthcoming 2015]. > Link

Alexander Dallas Bache: Building the American Nation through Science and Education in the Nineteenth Century, Frankfurt/New York, Campus, 2011 > Link

Individuelle Bewährung im Krieg. Amerikaner in Europa, 1914-1917 ("The ‘European War’ as an American Proving Ground: Americans in Europe, 1914-1917"), Frankfurt and New York: Campus, 2003 > Link

Eigeninteresse und Gemeinwohlbindung: Kulturspezifische Ausprägungen in den USA und Deutschland ("Private Interest and Community Orientation: Cultural Patterns in the United States and Germany"), ed. Roland Becker, Andreas Franzmann, Axel Jansen, Sascha Liebermann, Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 2001

Selected Articles

"Die Verfahren der Objektiven Hermeneutik im historischen Forschungsprozeß" (Objective Hermeneutics as a Methodological Tool in Historical Research"), in Die Methodenschule der Objektiven Hermeneutik: Eine Bestandsaufnahme, edited by Roland Becker-Lenz, Andreas Franzmann, Axel Jansen and Matthias Jung, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2016, 141-157.

"U.S. American Volunteers in World War I, 1914-1917" and "Diversity and Debate on the U.S. Home Front During the 'European War'", Background Essays for Lesson Plans 1 and 3, respectively, Curriculum on "The Volunters: Americans Join World War I, 1914-1919," a project endorsed by the The United States World War One Centennial Commission, thevolunteers.afs.org, March 2016.

"Stem Cell Debates in an Age of Fracture," in Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, edited by Axel Jansen, Andreas Franzmann and Peter Münte, Frankfurt and New York: Campus, 2015, 221-44.

"Science in an Emerging Nation-State: The Case of the Antebellum United States," in Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, edited by Axel Jansen, Andreas Franzmann and Peter Münte, Frankfurt and New York: Campus, 2015, 115-36.

"Legitimizing Science: Introductory Essay," with Andreas Franzmann and Peter Münte, in Legitimizing Science: National and Global Publics, 1800-2010, edited by Axel Jansen, Andreas Franzmann and Peter Münte, Frankfurt and New York: Campus, 2015, 11-34.

"Las ciencias en la formación de la nación. La ciencia come profesión y su importancia en el proceso de nation-building en los EE.UU. en la siglo XIX," in Las ciencias en la formación de la nación en América Latina (1810-1925), ed. Sandra Carreras and Katja Carrillo Zeiter, Madrid/Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2014 (Bibliotheca Ibero-Americana), pp. 25-56.

"Heroes or Citizens: The 1916 Debate on Harvard Volunteers in the European War," in War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War, ed. Christine Krüger and Sonja Levsen, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp. 150-62.

"Modernisierungshemmnisse in den USA des 20. Jahrhunderts. Zur zeitdiagnostischen Dimension in Philip Roths Roman Indignation“, Publikationen des Instituts für hermeneutische Sozial- und Kulturforschung, 09/2009, online at http://ihsk.de/publikationen.htm.

"Der Kriegseintritt 1917 als Scharnierstelle des U.S.-amerikanischen Nation-Building", in Nordamerika. Geschichte und Gesellschaft seit dem 18. Jahrhundert, ed. Margarete Grandner and Marcus Gräser, Wien: Promedia, 2009, pp. 95-111.

"The Scientific Profession’s Role in National Consolidation. Alexander Dallas Bache’s Motives for the 1863 Founding of the National Academy of Sciences," Sozialer Sinn (2/2007), pp. 333-56.

"Wissenschaftsförderung in einer sich formierenden Nation. John D. Rockefeller und William Rainey Harper" ("Regional Ambitions for a National Development of Science and Education: John D. Rockefeller and William Rainey Harper"), Ulrich Oevermann, Johannes Süßmann, Christine Tauber (ed.), Die Kunst der Mächtigen und die Macht der Kunst. Neue Studien zur Kulturpatronage, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2007, pp. 241-58.

"Patriotismus- und Eliteninszenierung im deutschen Hochschulreformdiskurs. Analyse des ‘offenen Briefes’ der Initiative Zukunft Wissenschaft vom September 2005" ("Posturing Patriots: Concerning Some Protagonists of German University Reform"), in: Andreas Franzmann, Barbara Wolbring (ed.), Zwischen Idee und Zweckorientierung: Vorbilder und Motive von Hochschulreformen seit 1945, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2007, pp. 185-94.

"Die objektive Hermeneutik als Instrument der historischen Fallrekonstruktion. Analyse eines Briefes von Anne Morgan" ("Objective Hermeneutics as a Tool for Historical Case Studies. Analysis of a Letter by Anne Morgan"), Traverse. Zeitschrift für Geschichte – Revue d’histoire (2/2006), pp. 43-56.

"Die Wiederherstellung der amerikanischen Krisengemeinschaft als Folge der Anschläge vom September 2001" ("The Regeneration of the U.S. as a Crisis Community: Effects and Consequences of 9/11"), co-author Ulrich Oevermann, Publications of the Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society, 12/2005, online at http://ihsk.de/en/publications.htm.

"Amerikanische Kultureliten und der Erste Weltkrieg, 1914-1917: Rekonstruktion eines Modells lebenspraktischer Bewährung anhand des Aufsatzes ‘The Long Wards’ von Henry James" ("War as Opportunity: Henry James’ Essay ‘The Long Wards’"), in Die Macht des Geistes: Fallanalysen zur Konstitution des Intellektuellen. Geistige Eliten als Protagonisten der Öffentlichkeit, ed. Andreas Franzmann, Sascha Liebermann and Jörg Tykwer, Frankfurt: Humanities-Online, 2001, pp. 337-394.

 

Selected Papers

"Religious Challenges to the Professional Integrity of Science: The Stem Cell Debates in the US, 1998-2006", Workshop on "Life Sciences and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives", Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), May 25, 2016

"Negotiating Political Challenges to the Integrity of Research: Islamic Studies and Stem Cell Science," Department of History, UCLA, Nov. 23, 2015 (with Andreas Franzmann)

"Stem Cell Debates in an Age of Fracture", Annual Meeting, German Association for American Studies, Bonn, May 30, 2015

Paper presented at Centennial-Dinner, AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V., Berlin, Oct. 18, 2014

"Science and the Humanities in Public Debate: Stability, Adaptation, and Deformation in Four Research Fields since 1970", Department of History, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), March 15, 2012

"The Transnational Profession of Science in a National Context: The 1863 Founding of the National Academy of Sciences", Conference on "The Transnational Significance of the Civil War: A Global History", Sept. 15, 2011, Jena, organized by Jena University and the German Historical Institute, Washington DC

"Professionalization and Deprofessionalization in the Public Context of Science in the US and in Germany since 1970", Linea de Estudios Americanos e Instituto de Historia, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, February 7, 2011

"Science and Nation-Building in the Nineteenth-Century United States," conference on "Las ciencias en la formación de la nación en América Latina (1810-1925)," Instituto Ibero-Americano de Berlin, Prussian Heritage Foundation, November 18, 2010

"Objective Hermeneutics as a Methodological Instrument for Historical Research," Institute for Advanced Study, University of Notre Dame, September 9, 2010

"Alexander Dallas Bache and Scientific Education in Antebellum Philadelphia", Workshop on the History of Education, Annual Conference, German Association for American Studies/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGFA), Jena, June 6, 2009

"Amerika als Vorbild in den Reformdebatten", Conference "Zwischen Idee und Zweckorientierung. Vorbilder und Motive von Hochschulreformen seit 1945", J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, March 2, 2006

"Paradoxes of American Nationhood. The Watershed of 1917," American Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, January 8, 2006

"Motives for Institution-Building in Nineteenth-Century American Science. Alexander Dallas Bache and Benjamin Peirce," Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), May 20, 2005

"Science as a Profession in an Emerging Nation-State: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U.S. in 1842," Humanities Seminar, Department of History and Philosophy, Montana State University, Bozeman, February 3, 2005

"Heroes or Citizens? The 1916 Debate on Harvard Volunteers in the European War," American Studies Center, University of Warsaw (Poland), February 25, 2004

"Die Bedeutung der universitären Wissenschaft für die USA, 1960-1918" ("The American Research University, 1860-1918"), lecture, part of a series on the history of the university, winter semester 2003, Universität Frankfurt

"Zur Entwicklung der Wissenschaften in den USA: Analyse einer Rede des Physikers Alexander Dallas Bache" (On the Development of American Science: Analysis of a Speech by Alexander Dallas Bache), 85. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für die Geschichte der Medizin, Naturwissenschaft und Technik e.V., Wittenberg, September 29, 2002 

"The Price that has to be: American Volunteers with the Allies, 1914-1917 and the Perception of War in a Society at Peace," 69th Anglo-American Conference of Historians, London, July 5-7, 2000

"American Volunteers with the Allies, 1914-1917, and the Transformation of the American Nation-State," annual meeting of the New England Historical Association, Boston, April 15, 2000

 

Teaching

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

"Science in American History", lecture, winter semester 2014/15

"Amerikanische Wissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert" (American Science in the 20th Century), research exercise, WS 2014/15

"From Gold Rush to Cyberculture: California since 1848", graduate seminar, WS 2014/15

"The United States and World War I", research exercise, WS 2014/15

"Intellektuelle und Öffentlichkeit in den USA, 1880-1918" (US Intellectuals, 1880-1918), graduate seminar, summer semester 2011

"Amerikanische Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert. Forschung und Lehre im nationalen Kontext" (US Nineteenth-Century Science. Research and Teaching in a National Context), graduate seminar, winter semester 2010/11

Universität Kassel

"Geschichte der USA bis 1865" (US history to 1865), lecture, summer semester 2013

"The Cold War", upper-level seminar/graduate seminar, summer semester 2013

"Debatten über Stammzellenforschung in den USA und in Europa" (Debates about stem cell research in the US and in Germany), summer semester 2013

"Der Erste Weltkrieg" (World War I), upper-level seminar/graduate seminar, summer semester 2013

"Die Industrielle Revolution in England" (Industrial Revolution), upper-level seminar/graduate seminar, winter 2012/13

"The Civil War, 1861-65", upper-level-seminar, winter 2012/13

"Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit in Europa und in den USA seit 1970", upper-level seminar, winter 2012/13

 

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

"Geschichte der USA, 1800-1918" (US History, 1800-1918), lecture course, Department of History, summer semester 2010

"Die USA der dreißiger bis fünfziger Jahre in den Kriminalromanen Raymond Chandlers" (Raymond Chandler and Los Angeles), graduate seminar, Department of History, summer semester 2010

"Lektürekurs Klassiker der amerikanischen Philosophie und Soziologie" (Readings in American Philosophy and Sociology), tutorial, Department of History, summer semester, 2010

"Künstlerische Ausdeutungen historischer Umbrüche in den USA und in Westeuropa im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert" (Political Analysis Implied in Works of Art - 19th and 20th-Century Europe and the United States), graduate seminar, Department of History, winter semester 2009/10

"'The Early Republic': Politische und kulturelle Ausformung der USA, 1789-1824", undergraduate seminar, Department of History, winter semester 2009/10

"Lektürekurs sozialwissenschaftliche Theorien: Marx und Weber" (Reading Karl Marx and Max Weber), tutorial, Department of History, winter semester 2009/10

"Strukturalismus und Sequenzanalyse" (Structuralism and Sequential Analysis), lecture in the Department of History, February 10, 2010

"Das Attentat auf Lincoln" (Lincoln's Assassination), lecture in the Department of History, June 23, 2009

"Die USA in der Zeit des 'Progressivism' und des 1. Weltkrieges. Kultureller und politischer Umbruch (US History: Progressivism and World War I)", graduate seminar, Department of History, winter semester 2008/09

"Intellektuelle und der amerikanische Bürgerkrieg, 1861-65 (US History: Intellectuals and the Civil War)", graduate seminar, Department of History, winter semester 2008/09

"Einführung in die objektive-hermeneutische Sequenzanalyse (Introduction to Objective Hermeneutics)", tutorial, Department of History, summer semester 2010, winter semester 2008/09, summer semester 2009, winter semester 2009/10

"Lektürekurs sozialwissenschaftliche Theorien in der Geschichtswissenschaft (Readings in Sociological Theory)", tutorial, Department of History, winter semester 2008/09

J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

"The Civil War", graduate seminar, co-taught with PD Dr. Marcus Gräser (History), American Studies, winter semester 2007/08

"The Last Stand of the Inner-Directed? Raymond Chandler und Dashiell Hammett", undergraduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2006

"Einführung Sequenzanalyse für Amerikanisten" (Introduction to Objective Hermeneutics for Americanists, co-taught with Katharina Worch), undergraduate and graduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2006 & winter semester 2007/08

"Antike und moderne Leistungsethik. Ein systematischer Vergleich" ("Comparing Ancient and Modern Work Ethics"), graduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2003, co-taught with Dr. Peter Scholz (History, Frankfurt), PD Dr. Lorenz Rumpf (Classical Philology, Frankfurt), Dr. Andreas Franzmann (Sociology, Frankfurt)

"Zur Wissenschaftssoziologie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte im 20. Jahrhundert" (Sociology and History of Science in the 20th century), graduate seminar, Sociology, summer semester 2003, co-taught with Dr. Roland Burkholz (Sociology, Frankfurt), Dr. Andreas Franzmann (Sociology, Frankfurt), Dr. Peter Münte (Sociology, Bielefeld)

"Literaturanalyse als Gesellschaftsanalyse: Philip Roth und die USA im 20. Jahrhundert" ("Literature as a Key to Social Analysis: Philip Roth and the United States in the 20th Century"), undergraduate seminar, American Studies, winter semester 2002/03, co-taught with Dr. Nicole Köck (Sociology)

"Textanalysen zur Entwicklung der Wissenschaft in den USA im 19. Jahrhundert" ("History of American Science in the 19th Century: Analysis of Selected Source Material"), graduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2002 

"Einführung in die amerikanische Ideen- und Sozialgeschichte, Teil 2" ("Survey Course on American Social and Intellectual History, 1865 to the Present"), undergraduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2001 and summer semester 2003

"Einführung in die amerikanische Sozial- und Ideengeschichte I" ("Survey Course on American Social and Intellectual History to 1865"), undergraduate seminar, American Studies, winter semester 2000/01

"Die Krise der amerikanischen 'Nationalkultur' in der Zeit des Progressivismus und des Weltkriegs, 1890-1914" ("Progressive Era and World War I"), undergraduate seminar, American Studies, summer semester 2000

"Entwürfe und Deutungen der amerikanischen Nation in Kongreßreden des 19. Jahrhunderts" ("Concepts of American Nationhood: Congressional Speeches of the Nineteenth Century"), undergraduate seminar, American Studies, winter semester 1999/2000

Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society, IHSK Frankfurt

"Kunst und Kultur" (Introduction to methodology of objective hermeneutics for students of the humanities and social sciences), March 3-7, 2008, co-taught with Dr. Andreas Franzmann

"Werk-, Quellen- und Dokumentenanalyse in den Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften. Eine Einführung in die objektiv-hermeneutische Sequenzanalyse" (Analyzing Sources, Documents, and Works of Art in the Humanities and in the Social Sciences. An Introduction to Objective Hermeneutics), September 15-17, 2006 & August 24-26, 2007, co-taught with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Oevermann

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

"Intellectuals and the Civil War, 1861-65", undergraduate and graduate seminar, Department of History, winter 2008

"Science and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century America. Close Analysis of Selected Source Material," undergraduate and graduate seminar, Department of History, spring 2005

Montana State University, Bozeman

Guest lecturer in seminar on Museum Studies, Department of History and Philosophy, September 2004

Warsaw University (Poland)

Guest lecturer in seminars on “American Thought” and “The American Media and Foreign Policy,” American Studies Institute, February 2004

 

Grants Received

1. Writing and Research

Three-Year Research Grant, "Professionalization and Deprofessionalization in the Public Context of Science since 1970. A Case-Based Analysis of Four Research Fields in the US and in Germany", Universität Tübingen/UCLA, with Dr. habil. Andreas Franzmann, funded by Volkswagenstiftung, 2011-14

One-Year Research Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 2007-08

Two-Year Research Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 2005-07

Fulbright American Studies Fellowship, Department of History, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), March-September 2005

German Historical Institute, Washington D.C., Postdoc Fellowship, March-July 2004

Graduiertenförderung des Landes Hessen: Dissertation stipend granted by state of Hessia, 1997-1999

German Academic Exchange Organization, DAAD: Stipend for research in U.S. archives and libraries, May - October 1997

German Academic Exchange Organization, DAAD: Stipend for pursuit of graduate studies at University of Oregon, 1993-1994

2. Travel and Publication

German Academic Exchange Organization (DAAD), Travel grant for talk at the University of Notre Dame, September 2010

Socrates guest-lectureship, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw (Poland), February 2004

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), travel grant, Annual meeting of the American Historical Assocation, Washington D.C., January 8-11, 2004

Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, travel grant for research at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, August 2003

Center for North America Studies (Zentrum für Nordamerikaforschung, ZENAF), Universität Frankfurt, travel grant for research in Cambridge, MA, April 2003
J. P. Morgan AG (Germany), support for publication of dissertation manuscript, 2002

Center for North America Studies (ZENAF), support for publication of dissertation manuscript, 2002

Dr. Henry Oswalt-Fonds der Vereinigung der Freunde und Förderer der Universität, travel stipend to read paper at conference of the New England Historical Association in Boston, April 2000

 

Professional Service

Instigator, fundraiser, and organizer of faculty exchange program, Department of History, Universität Tübingen & Department of History, University of Oregon (Eugene), 2010

Co-founder and member of the board, Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society, IHSK Frankfurt, since 2001

Conceptualization and implementation of degree program on “Objective Hermeneutics,” Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society, Frankfurt, 2006 – 2008

Elected member of departmental committee (Fachbereichsrat), representing junior faculty, Fachbereich 10, Universität Frankfurt, 2001-2003
Initiator of junior faculty workshop on teaching strategies, Universität Frankfurt, 2002

Author of expert opinions on juvenile delinquents, Institut für pädagogische Diagnostik, Rösrath near Cologne (Germany), 2000-02

 

Conceptualizing and Organizing International Conferences

"Science and the Public in the Nation State: Historic and Current Configurations in Global Perspective, 1800-2010", Conference at the University of Tübingen, September 11-13, 2014

"Die Methodenschule der Objektiven Hermeneutik: Versuch einer Standortbestimmung", 10-year anniversary conference of the Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society (IHSK) in Frankfurt, September 23, 2011 (conceptualization & organization) [conference program at www.ihsk.de]

"Building the American Nation. Universality and Particularity in U.S. History," 29th Historians’ Meeting, German Association for American Studies (DGFA), Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing (Germany), February 9-11, 2007 (conceptualization and organization)

„East-West American Studies Conference: Cultural Exchanges between Central/Eastern Europe and America”, Zentrum für Nordamerikaforschung (ZENAF), Universität Frankfurt, 29. Mai – 2. Juni 2002 (organization)

„East-West American Studies Conference: Communism, Capitalism, and the Politics of Culture”, ZENAF, Universität Frankfurt, 26. – 29. Juni 2003 (organization)

"Private Interest and Community Orientation: Cultural Patterns in the United States and Germany," June 23-25, 2000, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (with colleagues in Frankfurt, Dortmund, and Aargau/Switzerland) (conceptulization and organization)

 

Professional Membership

American Historical Association (AHA), Association for Objective Hermeneutics (AGOH), Deutscher Historikerverband, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (German Association for American Studies, DGFA), Organization of American Historians (OAH), History of Science Society (HSS), International Society for First World War Studies

 

 

 

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Conceptualizing and Organizing International Conferences

"Building the American Nation. Universality and Particularity in U.S. History," 29th Historians’ Meeting, German Association for American Studies (DGFA), Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing (Germany), February 9-11, 2007

"Private Interest and Community Orientation: Cultural Patterns in the United States and Germany," June 23-25, 2000, J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (with colleagues in Frankfurt, Dortmund, and Aargau/Switzerland)

Other Responsibilities

Member of the board, Institute for Hermeneutic Research on Culture and Society, Frankfurt, since 2001

Professional Membership

Deutscher Hochschulverband, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Objektive Hermeneutik,Deutscher Historikerverband, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (German Association for American Studies, DGFA), American Historical Association

Languages

English (native speaker-level); German (native speaker); French (reading good, speaking and writing fair); Latin (Latinum)

 



Dr. Axel Jansen


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