Der Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 1199: “Verräumlichungsprozesse unter Globalisierungsbedingungen” veranstaltet jeden Mittwoch ein Kolloquium über Globalisierungsthemen. Am 25. Januar sprechen Dr. Katja Naumann und Dr. Antje Dietze über „Situating Transnational Actors“.
Dr. Antje Dietze is a senior researcher in the SFB project A1 investigating cultural entrepreneurs, urban mass culture, and transnational entanglements from 1880 to 1930. She studied in Leipzig (Germany) and Paris (France), earning her PhD in 2012 from the University of Leipzig for her work on the role of cultural organizations and artistic practice during the post-socialist transition in Germany. As part of her current research she spent 2015/16 as a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) P.R.I.M.E. research fellow at the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies at the University of Montreal (Canada). Her research interests include entertainment and the arts, cultural industries, and cultural change within the study of culture and transnational history, focusing particularly on Europe and North America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Dr. Katja Naumann is a senior researcher at the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO) at the University of Leipzig (Germany) where she coordinates a handbook on the transnational history of East Central Europe. She studied history, philosophy, and political science at the University of Leipzig, earning her PhD in 2012 with her thesis on the history of world history writing at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and Harvard University (1918-1968). Being an editor of the electronic journal Connections and teaching global history at the University of Leipzig and previously in the USA and France, her main research fields include internationalism and international organizations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, history of historiography in East Central Europe, and the transatlantic world in particular.