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Dr. Susanne Schregel

Research project

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


Short biography

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




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)


Photo: Evi Blink