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Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Petersen, photo: private

Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Petersen

Guest professorship „Migration und Integration der Russlanddeutschen“
Osnabrück University / IMIS

E-Mail: hans-christian.petersen@uni-osnabrueck.de

Hans-Christian Petersen

History

Urban history and social space, Russian German history and transnational history of migration, History of science (“German History in the Eastern Europe”, History of German “Ostforschung”), History and theory of biography

  • April 2021-March 2022 Guest professorship for "Migration and Integration of Russian Germans" at IMIS and (since 2014) Research Fellow at the Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe (BKGE) in Oldenburg
  • Since 2020 Advisor for two research projects of the research network „Ambivalences of the Soviet: Diaspora Nationalities between Collective Experiences of Discrimination and Individual Normalization, 1953-2023“
  • since 2019 Head of the Oldenburg branch of the German Association for East European Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde, DGO), in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Malte Rolf (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)
  • 2016 Award of the Venia Legendi for "Modern and Contemporary History with a Special Focus on the History of Eastern Europe" by the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz; Habilitation: An den Rändern der Stadt? Soziale Räume der Armen in St. Petersburg (1850-1914). Göttingen 2019 (Peripherien - neue Beiträge zur europäischen Geschichte 4) [see publication]
  • since 2014 Research Fellow at the Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe (BKGE) in Oldenburg
  • 2003-2014 Research Fellow at the History Department of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, East European History; 2006 Doctorate awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel; PhD.: Bevölkerungsökonomie - Ostforschung - Politik. Eine biographische Studie zu Peter-Heinz Seraphim (1902-1979). Osnabrück 2007 (Einzelveröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts Warschau, Band 17) [see publication]

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