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Dr. Susanne Schregel

Project

Intelligent/Unintelligent. A History of Intelligence as a Socio-political Distinction (Germany and Great Britain, ca. 1880–1990)
(> project)

 

Short CV

since Aug. 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for History, University of Cologne

2017 Junior Fellow, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg/Institute for Advanced Study

2016 Research Scholarship, Research Library for the History of Education Berlin, German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)

2013–2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, University of Cologne, Research Lab »Transformations of Knowledge«

2015–2016 EURIAS Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH), Edinburgh

2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, German Historical Institute, London

2011–2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM), Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

2006–2011 PhD Student and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Postgraduate School »Topology of Technology«, Technical University Darmstadt

2006 M.A. in History, Sociology and Philosophy, University of Bielefeld

 

Research Fields
History of Knowledge; Social History; History of the Political; Aspects of Space, Place and Scale

 

Thematic Research Foci

Social Movements, Antinuclear Protests and Peace Movements; Participation; Cold War History; History of the Federal Republic of Germany; Equality/Inequality

 

Publications

Monograph

Der Atomkrieg vor der Wohnungstür. Eine Politikgeschichte der neuen Friedensbewegung in der Bundesrepublik (1970–1985) [Historische Politikforschung, Band 19] (= »Nuclear War on our Doorstep. A Political History of the West German Peace Movement«), Campus: Frankfurt am Main/New York 2011. (Reviews)

Articles in Journals and Edited Volumes

Places and Spaces of the Peace Movement (= »Die Orte der Friedensbewegung«, 2012), in: Christoph Becker-Schaum/Philipp Gassert/Martin Klimke/Marianne Zepp (eds.), The Nuclear Crisis: The Arms Race, Cold War Anxiety, and the German Peace Movement of the 1980s, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books 2016.

Global Micropolitics. Toward a Transnational History of Grassroots Nuclear-Free Zones, in: Eckart Conze/Martin Klimke/Jeremy Varon (eds.), Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s, New York: Cambridge University Press 2016, 206–226.

Interdisziplinarität im Entwurf. Zur Geschichte einer Denkform des Erkennens in der Bundesrepublik (1955–1975) (= »Drafting Interdisciplinarity. Forms of Thought and Knowledge Production in the Federal Republic of Germany«), in: N.T.M. Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Medizin und Technik 24 (2016) 1, 1–37.

Nuclear War and the City. Perspectives on Municipal Interventions in Defence (Great Britain, New Zealand, West Germany, USA, 1980–1985), in: Urban History 42 (2015) 4, Special Issue »Cold War Cities«, eds. Matt Farish and David Monteyne.

»Dann sage ich, brich das Gesetz« – Recht und Protest im Streit um den NATO-Doppelbeschluss (= »'Then, I say, break the law.' Protest, Justice and the Law in the Controversy over the NATO Double Track Decision«), in: Martin Löhnig/Mareike Preisner/Thomas Schlemmer (eds.), Ordnung und Protest. Eine gesamtdeutsche Protestgeschichte von 1949 bis heute, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2015, 133–147.

Die »Macht der Mächtigen« und die Macht der »Machtlosen«. Rekonfigurationen des Machtdenkens in den 1980er Jahren (= »The Power of the Powerful and the Power of the Powerless. Concepts of Power and their Transformations in the 1980s«), in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 52 (2012) [»Wandel des Politischen in den 1980er Jahren«], 403–428. Reprinted in: Meik Woyke (ed.), Wandel des Politischen. Die Bundesrepublik während der 1980er Jahre, Bonn: Dietz 2013, 407–433.

Andere Räume, andere Städte, und die Transformation der Gesellschaft. Hausbesetzungen und Atomwaffenfreie Zonen als alternative Raumpraktiken (with Sebastian Haumann) (= »Alternative Spaces, Alternative Towns, and the Transformation of Society. Squatting and Nuclear Free Zones as Spatial Practices«), in: Hanno Balz/Jan-Henrik Friedrichs (eds.), »All we ever wanted...« Eine Kulturgeschichte europäischer Protestbewegungen der 1980er Jahre, Dietz: Berlin 2012, 53–72.

Gestaltung und ihre soziale Organisation. Schlaglichter auf die Geschichte der Partizipation in den USA und Westeuropa (= »Design and its Social Organisation. Perspectives on the History of Participation in the USA and Western Europe«), in: Claudia Mareis/Matthias Held/Gesche Joost (eds.), Wer gestaltet die Gestaltung? Praxis, Theorie und Geschichte des partizipatorischen Designs, transcript: Bielefeld 2013, 23–42.

Raum-Macht-Beziehungen und wie man sie erforschen kann. Erfahrungen aus einem Projekt über den »Atomkrieg vor der Wohnungstür« (= »How to do Research on Interrelations between Power and Space«), in: Henning Füller/Boris Michel (eds.), Die Ordnung der Räume. Geographische Forschung im Anschluss an Michel Foucault, Westfälisches Dampfboot: Münster 2012, 263–273.

Die Orte der Friedensbewegung (= »Places of the Peace Movement«, 2016), in: Christoph Becker-Schaum/Philipp Gassert/Martin Klimke/Marianne Zepp (eds.), »Entrüstet Euch!«. Nuklearkrise, NATO-Doppelbeschluss und Friedensbewegung, Schöningh: Paderborn/München/Wien/Zürich 2012, 169–183.

Konjunktur der Angst. Politik der Subjektivität und »neue Friedensbewegung (= »Waves of Fear. Politics of Subjectivity and the New Peace Movement«), in: Bernd Greiner/Christian Th. Müller/Dierk Walter (eds.), Angst im Kalten Krieg [Studien zum Kalten Krieg, Band 3], Hamburger Edition: Hamburg 2009, 495–520.

In Preparation

Partizipation (= »Participation«), in: Barbara Wittmann (ed.), Werkzeuge des Entwerfens. Exteriorität des Gestaltens, Bildens und Denkens, Zürich: Diaphanes 2016, 175–190.

 

Conference Presentations and Colloquia (Selection)

»Discourses about Exceptional Giftedness in the 20th Century« (in German). Colloquium for Historical Studies on Education, HU Berlin, Nov. 2017.

»Social History, the History of Knowledge, and the Case of British Mensa« (in German). Colloquium for History, University of Cologne, Oct. 2017.

Comment »Schülerauslese, schulische Beurteilung und Schülertests 1880–1940«. International Workshop,  Library for Educational Research Berlin, Oct. 2017.

»Peace, Space, and Urban History. An Introduction«. Conference »Peace Initiatives and the Urban Space in the 20th Century«, Library for Educational Research, Archive Green Memory Berlin, Sept. 2017.

»Un/doing Difference/s. A History of Intelligence as a socio-political Distinction (G/GB, 1880–1990)« (in German). Colloquium for the History of Western Europe, combined with the Colloquium for History of Knowledge, HU Berlin, July 2017.

»›An Aristocracy of Brains‹«. Fellow Lecture, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), June 2017.

»Nonhuman Intelligences and the Constitution of the Social (G, GB, ca. 1880–1990)« (in German). Colloquium for History, TU Darmstadt, June 2017.

Comment Panel »Materials & Perspectives« (with David Sittler). Conference »Historical Praxeology. An International Conference on Historical Practices«, Research Training Group Self-Making. Practices of Subjectivation, University of Oldenburg, March 2017.

»The gifted child«. DFG-Network Technologies of Examination, Workshop »The Effects of Examinations, and their Forms of Critique« (in German). Trier, March 2017.

»The Difference between a Porter and a Philosopher. Intelligence and Giftedness in the German Democratic Republic« (in German). Colloquium for the History of Education, University of Bochum, Nov. 2016.

»Creativity, Interconnectivity, Interdisciplinarity. Historicizing Forms of Thought and Knowledge Production«. 8th German-Israeli Frontiers of Humanities Symposium, »Witnessing and Knowing: Challenging Re/Sources of Knowledge«, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Sept. 2016.

»The Intelligent... and the Rest. Intelligence, Classification and (Un)doing Difference(s) in British Mensa (1946–1985)«.
International Symposium »Minds and Brains in Everyday Life. Embedding and Negotiating Scientific Concepts in Popular Discourses«, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, June 2016.

»Work-in-Progress Talk«. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, May 2016.

»Unintelligent/Intelligent. The History of a Socio-Political Distinction (Germany, Great Britain, ca. 1880–ca. 1990)«. Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), Jerusalem, April 2016.

 

Teaching

Pazifismus im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Pacifism in the 19th and 20th century) (University of Cologne, 2017/18)

Intelligenz (Intelligence) (University of Cologne, 2014/15)

Geschichte der Geschichtswissenschaft (History of Historiography) (TU Darmstadt, 2010/11)

Umweltgeschichte der Stadt (Urban Environmental History) (TU Darmstadt, 2008/09)

Emotionalität und Politik. Zur Geschichte der Gefühle in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (TU Darmstadt, 2007/08)