New Publications


Lentz, Carola, and David Lowe. Remembering Independence. New York, NY: Routledge, 2018.


Bellucci, Stefano, and Andreas Eckert, eds. General Labour History of Africa. Workers, Employers and Governments, 20th-21st Centuries. Woodbridge, Suffolk: James Currey, 2019.


Sinha, Nitin, Nitin Varma, und Pankaj Jha, Hrsg. Servants’ Pasts. Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century, South Asia. Bd. 01. 02 Bde. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2019.


Sinha, Nitin, und Nitin Varma, Hrsg. Servants’ Pasts. Late-Eighteenth to Twentieth-Century, South Asia. Bd. 02. 02 Bde. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2019.


Fink, Leon. Deliverance Revisited. Der Triumph von Trump, Die Liberalen Eliten und die weisse Zombie-Arbeiterklasse. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2019.


Cooper, Frederick. Von der Sklaverei in die Prekarität? Afrikanische Arbeitsgeschichte im globalen Kontext. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2019.


Tschurenev, Jana. Empire,Civil Society, and the Beginnings of Colonial Education in India. Cambridge University Press, 2019.


Schmidt, Jürgen. August Bebel. Social Democracy and the Founding of the Labour Movement. Translated by Christine Brocks. London: I.B. Tauris, 2019.


Holthus, Barbara / Bertram, Hans (eds.). Parental well-being Satisfaction with work, family life, and family policy in Germany and Japan. München: iudicium, 2018.


Schmidt, Jürgen. Brüder, Bürger und Genossen. Die deutsche Arbeiterbewegung zwischen Klassenkampf und Bürgergesellschaft 1830-1870. Bonn: Dietz, 2018.


Williams, James, and Felicitas Hentschke, eds. To Be at Home. House, Work, and Self in the Modern World. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2018.


Bösch, Frank, ed. Wege in die digitale Gesellschaft. Computernutzung in der Bundesrepublik 1955-1990. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2018.


Bösch, Frank, Caroline Moine, and Stefanie Senger, eds. Internationale Solidarität. Globales Engagement in der Bundesrepublik und der DDR. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2018.


Alber, Erdmute. Transfers of Belonging. A Social History of Child Fostering in West Africa. Boston, MA: Brill, 2018.


Zimmermann, Susan, ed. 2018. Labour Histories Revisited/L’histoire ouvrière revisitée [= DOSSIER in: European Review of History / Revue européenne d’histoire, 25 (01)].


Boris, Eileen, Dorothea Hoehtker, and Susan Zimmermann, eds. 2018. Women’s ILO. Transnational Networks, Global Labour Standards, and Gender Equity, 1919 to Present. Leiden: Brill.


Cooper, Frederick. Citizenship, Inequality, and Difference. Historical Perspectives. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.


Axster, Felix, and Nikolas Lelle, eds. »Deutsche Arbeit«. Kritische Perspektiven auf ein ideologisches Selbstbild. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2018.


Beckert, Sven, and Dominic Sachsenmaier, eds. 2018. Global History, Globally. Research and Practice Around the World. London: Bloomsbury.


Beckert, Sven, and Christine Desan, eds. 2018. American Capitalism. New Histories. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.


Hofmeester, Karin, and Marcel van der Linden, eds. 2018. Handbook Global History of Work. Berlin: De Gruyter.


Sarkar, Mahua, ed. 2018. Work out of Place. Berlin: De Gruyter.


Kocka, Jürgen, and Jürgen Schmidt, eds. Arbeit und Kapitalismus [= Special Issue Geschichte und Gesellschaft, 43 (2)], 2017.


Eckert, Andreas, ed. Global Histories of Work. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2016.


Please find a selection of publications by our fellows here.

Journal of Modern European History (JMEH)

Economic Nationalism and the Nationality of the Company, Vol. 18│2020/1

International Social History Association (ISHA)

ISHA Newsletter Vol. 7 | No. 1 | December 2018

Call for Papers

Workshop: Internationalism in the (long) Twentieth Century
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin,  21–23 October 2020

You can find further information here.

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Call for Papers

Workshop: Solidarity and Humanitarianism in the Global South between Decolonization and the Cold War (1960s-1980s)

Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, September 28 – 29, 2020

You can find further information here.

Deadline: April 21, 2020

Call for Applications

Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS)
Up to five Postdoc Fellowships for the Academic Year 2020/2021

You can find further information here.

Deadline: April 03, 2020

Call for Applications

Programm Point Sud 2021
You can find further information here.
Deadline: May 26, 2021

Eigen-Sinn: Handlungsräume und Herrschaftspraxis

Kollaborative Plattform zur Konzeption der Alltagsgeschichte im Anschluss an Alf Lüdtke (1943-2019)



Former re:work fellow Dmitri van den Bersselaar (University of Leipzig) and former Guest of the Director Michel R. Doortmont (University of Groningen) have been awarded the 2019 ASA Service Award by the American African Studies Association (ASA). They receive the award together with their colleagues Jan Jansen (Leiden University) and John Hanson (Indiana University) for their "outstanding dedication to the ASA’s mission of encouraging the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, past and present.”