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Prof. Dr. Thomas Lindenberger
Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism (at the TU Dresden)

Helmholtzstraße 6

01069 Dresden

E-Mail: hait@msx.tu-dresden.de
Link: Prof. Dr. Thomas Lindenberger at the Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism (at the TU Dresden)

Director of the Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism (Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung e.V. an der TU-Dresden)

 


Education


2002
habilitation in modern history at the philosophical faculty of the University of Potsdam/Germany

1992
Dr. phil. in modern history, Technical University Berlin/Germany

1981
master's degree in history and philosophy at the Freie Universität Berlin/Germany
 


Work experience


2009-May 2012
director of Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres, Vienna

2008-2017
adjunct professor (außerplanmäßiger Professor) at the University of Potsdam/Germany

2007-2008
guest professor for European history/contemporary history at the University of Cologne/Germany

2007-2008
deputy director of the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam, Germany

1996-2017
project director, since 2007 head of department at the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam/Germany

1993-1995
research fellow at Forschungsschwerpunkt Zeithistorische Studien, Potsdam/Germany

1993
visiting professor for German Studies at Connecticut College, New London/Connecticut, U.S.A.

1984-1991
researcher at the Zentralinstitut für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen and at the Institut für Politikwissenschaft der FU Berlin/Germany

1981-1984
co-founder and organizer of the Berliner Geschichtswerkstatt e. V., Berlin(West)/Germany

born 1955 in Heidelberg
 


Research Fields

- European history after 1945, history of the Cold War

- Mass media and contemporary history
- Social and everyday history in the GDR
- Theoretical questions of everyday history
- History of the police and violence in the 20th century