Former Visiting Researcher ZCM
Lee Ann Banaszak, Associate Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, was a guest of the research group "Zivilgesellschaft, Citizenship und politische Mobilisierung in Europa” from August 2008 to July 2009. Her research emphases are social movements, especially women’s movements, and public opinion on issues of women and gender in Europe and the United States. Her research project at the WZB examined the relationship between protest events and changes in public opinion.
Prof. Dr. Danièle Bourcierwas guest of the Research Group „Civil society, citizenship and political mobilisation in Europe“ from April 1 to June 30, 2007. She is senior researcher at the Centre National de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) at the Universityof Paris 2. At the Centre d’Études et de Recherches de Science Administrative (CERSA), Paris, she is carrying out research about the transformation of state and administration, e-government and e-legislation, open access public policies and forms of representation and governance of civil society as well as legal governance in Europe.
Alain Chatriot was a guest of the Research Group "Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe" from 1 July to 30 September 2007. He is researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and at the Centre for Historical Research at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His research deals with the history of government and administration, the history of public policies and the forms of representation of civil society.
Professor Christoph Conrad was a guest of the Research Group "Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe" in August and September, 2005. His research deals with the history of opinion research as well as market research from the 1930s to the 1970s. Furthermore, he is reviewing sociopolitical literature on “Integration and Exclusion”, which is a thematical framework of the research network within the Swiss “National Fund” (NFP 51). Conrad is Professor of Modern History at the Universityof Geneva.
Dr. Manfred Gailuswas guest of the working group on Civil Society: Historical and Social Science Perspectives from October 2003 to June 2004. He is private lecturer of modern history at the Technical University of Berlin, and worked on social conflicts in the context of changing regimes and different conflict constellations from the 18th century to the present day in both European and non-European regions.
Karen Hagemann,Prof. Dr. phil. habil. visited the working group on Civil Society: Historical and Social Science Perspectives from 2003 to 2004. She is Professor (history) and Co-director of the Centre for Border Studies at the School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.
Dr. Randall Hansenvisited the working group on Civil Society: Historical and Social Science Perspectives from July to August 2004. From September 2004, he will hold a Professorial Chair in Politics at the Universityof Newcastleupon Tyne. His work includes research on deportation and the liberal state (with Matthew Gibney), the headscarf debate in France and Germany, and eugenics and the politics of forced sterilization policy (with Desmond King).
Dr. Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann was a guest of the Research Group "Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe" from September 2005 to November 2006. He was working on two projects, one being to complete a transnational history of Berlin during the time of Allied occupation from 1945-1949. The second project was to review material for a comparative history of the concept of human rights in the 20th century. Hoffmann is Research Fellow at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Slawomir Kapralski,Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Studies in Warsaw Poland, and Lecturer at the Warsaw School of Social Psychology was a guest at the research unit ZCM from 16.02.2007 until 15.03.2007.
At the WZB he has continued his studies on "The memory of the Holocaust in contemporary culture, anti-Semitism, and Polish-Jewish relations, and on the situation of Roma and Sinti in East/Central Europe".
Felix Kolb is executive director of the network Campact.de. He had a 4 month postdoctoral scholarship funded by the A.SK foundation. His research included new forms of online mobilisation and the impact of social movements.
Ferenc Miszlivetz was guest of the Research Group "Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe" from February 8 to 20 2006. His main research topics are: nationalism and identity in East and Central Europe, emerging civil societies, democratization and participation, European integration, and the Eastern enlargement of the European Union.
He is Scientific Adviser at the Institute for Political Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, and Director, Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES), Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence, Köszeg - Szombathely.
Dr. Margrit Pernau was with the "Civil Society, Citizenship and Political Mobilization in Europe" research group as a Guest Researcher from December 2005 until May 2006. During this time, she helped to organize a conference and a project on the subject of "Religion and Civil Society: Great Britain, Germany and India in the 19th Century". Her main research interests included the history of India in the 18th to 20th centuries as well as the history of modern Islam and comparative studies.
Roland Roth was at the WZB from the beginning of October 2006 until the end of January 2007. He was a visiting researcher in the Civil Society, Citizenship and Political Mobilization in Europe Research Group, where he worked together with Dieter Rucht on a project entitled “Global Social Movements and Transnational Democracy”. Roland Roth is a professor of political science at the Department of Social and Health Services of the University of Magdeburg-Stendal.
Professor Dr. Sven Reichardt,associated member of the research group "Civil Society, Citizenship, and Political Mobilization in Europe" was visiting the WZB in 2005. During his stay, Mr. Reichardt completed his postdoctoral thesis and worked on an another book project , furthermore he also organized a conference held at the WZB in the beginning of April 2005. Sven Reichardt is currently Junior Professor for German Contemporary History at the University of Konstanz.
Professor Dominic Sachsenmaierwas guest of the president and the working group on Civil Society: Historical and Social Science Perspectives from July 1 to September 15 2004. He is professor of Global History at the Department for Global Studies and History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has been preparing a publication on theories about global history in Germany, China and the USA.
Roberto Sala,PhD Researcher at the Free University Berlin, was visiting scholar of the Research Group "Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe" from May to December 2007 and from February 2008 to February 2009. He was completing his dissertation about media for “guestworkers” in Germany. The research seeks to analyse the connection between international political conflicts and social integration of migrants.
Niels Seibert had joined the working group "Political Communication and Mobilization" (PÖM) on November 1, 2004; he was primarily be researching transnational social movements and additionally code protest events until January 31, 2005. Niels Seibert was working on his doctorate degree from the FU Berlin, focusing on anti-racism in the Federal Republic of Germany in the context of both the students' and the internationalism movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Angelika von Wahl, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at San Francisco State University, was guest of the Research Group "Civil Society, Citizenship and Political Mobilisation in Europa" from June to early August 2008. Her research at the WZB focused on human rights abuse and reparations in Germany, Japan and the US after 1945.
Angelika von Wahl was with "Civil Society, Citizenship and Political Mobilization in Europe" research group as a Guest Researcher from July until September 2006. She is Assistant Professor at the departmentof Political Science at San Francisco State University.
Yfaat Weiss is Professor at the Department of History of the Jewish People and School of History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Weiss was a guest of the research group " Civil society, citizenship und political mobilisation in Europe", where she resided from July to the end of August 2008. Yfaat Weis is founder and former director of the Bucerius Institute for Contemporary German History and Society in Haifa (2001-2008). Her research areas include history of german jews in modern times; German contemporary history; immigration and citizenship research.