Tag: East Germany

Pracujący nad granicą: Kontrola Polek i Polaków zatrudnionych w NRD, 1980-1989

Prezentacja w seminarium naukowym Ośrodku Badań Regionalnych i Obszarów Pogranicza (OBROP) w Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim Pomimo, że NRD zdecydowało o zamknięciu granicy z PRL w 1980 r., a w kolejnym roku został w Polsce ogłoszony stan wojenny, tysiące Polek i Polaków nadal codziennie przekraczało granicę w latach osiemdziesiątych, żeby pracować we wschodnioniemieckich fabrykach. Dla nich praca…
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Working the Border: Policing Labor along the Polish-East German Border, 1980-1989

Project outline presented for DAAD PRIME seminar in Bonn. See also the page devoted to this research project.

Review: Augustine, Taking on Technocracy

Reviewed for German Studies Review 44 (1), 2021 (pp. 208-210). Summary: Taking on Technocracy covers a broad range of developments in the domains of technology, policy, and protest, analyzing them with nuance in the different contexts of East and West Germany. For those wanting to understand why the issue of nuclear power has remained such…
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Caught in the Net: GDR-Poland Border Conflicts in Everyday Life

Presentation at the “New Transnational and Global Approaches to the GDR Border” international workshop at the University of Erfurt, 10 July 2019.

Fließende Grenzen? Der Alltag am Rhein und an der Oder, 1949–1989

Gastvortrag für das “Research Factory” des Viadrina-Centers B/orders in Motion.

Fishing in the Wrong Pond: GDR-Poland Border Conflicts in Everyday Life

Presented at the 2018 annual conference of the German Studies Association in Pittsburgh, PA

Two Germanys, ‘One People’? Central Europe, 1945-1990

I designed and regularly teach this second-year module on post-war German history. It examines the social, political, and cultural history of East and West Germany in comparative and transnational perspective.