Susanne Lachenicht
Prof. Dr. Susanne Lachenicht

Prof. Dr. Susanne Lachenicht

contact data:

e-mail: susanne.lachenicht@uni-bayreuth.de
fon: 0921-554190
fax: 0921-55-844190
room: 2.12



Address:

Chair for Early Modern History/Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit
Universitaetsstraße 30 / GW II
95440 Bayreuth (for letters)
95447 Bayreuth (for parcels)

 

Curriculum vitae

1995 Maîtrise en Histoire, awarded with mention très bien, Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
1996 Magister Artium (M.A.) awarded with summa cum laude, History and German Literature and Linguistics Universität Heidelberg
1997-1999 Scholarship for PhD-candidates (Gerda Henkel Stiftung), Düsseldorf
2000-2002 Assistant lecturer, Goethe-Institut, Mannheim
2002 PhD awarded with summa cum laude, History and German Literature and Linguistics, Universität Heidelberg
2002-2003 Research Assistant/Consultant at the Centre for the Study of Human Settlement & Historical Change (now Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies), National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway
2003 Research Fellow, Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung (FEA), Potsdam
2003 Nominated for Ruprecht-Karls-Prize of Universität Heidelberg
2004-2006 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow, Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway
2005 Visiting lecturer, History Department NUI Galway
2005-2009 Assistant lecturer, Faculty of History Universität Hamburg
2006 Research Fellow Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel
2006-2008 Fellowship German Research Foundation (DFG), Bonn
2007 Visiting Fellow All Souls College, Oxford
seit 2007 Research Associate/Chercheur associé Laboratoire FRA.M.ESPA – Diasporas (CNRS - UMR 5136), Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail
2007 Young Researchers Forum Award of European Science Foundation (ESF) Humanities Spring Conference 2007 ‘Disciplines and Borders: Humanities research in an age of interdisciplinarity’
01/2009 Habilitation, Universität Hamburg
03/2009 Invited professor/professeur invité Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail
03/2009 Appointment as Lecturer in European History at Durham University, England
2009 Replacement of Prof Dr Claudia Schnurmann Professur für Nordamerikanische, Atlantische und Karibische Geschichte, Universität Hamburg
since 10/2009 Chair of Early Modern History, Universität Bayreuth
03/2010 Invited professor/professeur invité École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
03-04/2012 Invited professor/professeur invité Université d'Angers

 

Research areas

European and Atlantic History of the Early Modern Period, with particular focus on migrations, religious history and religious minorities

Media and Press History (18th to 20th centuries)

Cultural transfer, transnationalism, comparative history

Western Europe in the Age of the French Revolution

Cultural and Social History of the Enlightenment

Reconstruction of Germany after WW II

Jewish History (Middle Ages to Modern Times)

 

Presentations/conferences

Since 1999 more than 110 presentations in Germany, France, Britain, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Russia, Switzerland, United States (Boston College, Duke University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, New York University, University of California, L.A.).

 

(Co-)Organisation of 30 international academic panels, lecture series, workshops, summer academies and conferences in Bayreuth, Berlin, Durham/NC, Galway, Graz, Haifa, Hamburg, Lancaster/GB, Lublin/Poland, Montpellier, Oldenburg, Oxford, Paris, Rotterdam, St Petersburg and Wolfenbüttel.

 

References for

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Brill Publishers (Leiden), Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Culture & History Digital Journal (Madrid),  Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), German Research Foundation (DFG), Deutsch-Französische Hochschule, European Science Foundation (ESF), Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (HAB), The Historical Journal (Cambridge), Institut für Europäische Geschichte (Mainz), Journal for Early American History (Brill: Leiden), Oxford University Press, New York (OUP), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Trinity College Dublin, Universität Rostock, Universität Kassel, National University of Ireland, Galway, Université Paris-Saint Denis, Universität Bamberg, Universität Mainz, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), Universität Wien/Vienna, Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands (VHD).

 

Membership in working groups, professional organisations /academic service

since 1998 Member German Society of Eighteenth Century Studies (DGEJ)
since 1998 Member Verband der Historiker Deutschland
since 2007 Member Society for Overseas History (GÜSG), secretary 2010-2011, vice-president 2011-2015
since 2007 Review-editor for e-journal sehepunkte
since 2008 Co-founder and member of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris-based research group Diasporas religieuses en Europe et dans le monde atlantique
since 2008 Correspondante of the Journal  Diasporas. Histoire et Sociétés, since 2013 member of the Editorial Board (Toulouse: PUM)
since 2009 Member of the Steering Committee European Early American Studies Association (EEASA)
2009-2015 Member of the examination board, Bayreuth Graduate School "Central Europe and the English-speaking World", 2011-2015 chair of the examination board
2009 Co-founder and member of the Steering Committee Summer Academy of Atlantic History (SAAH)
since 2010 Member of the Standing Editorial Board of Oxford Bibliographies: Atlantic History (Oxford University Press)
since 01/2011 Member of the governing body Bayreuth Institute for American Studies (BIFAS)
2011 Deputy Women's Representative, Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät, Universität Bayreuth
2012-2015 Women's Representative, Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät, Universität Bayreuth
2012-2014 Deputy Women's Representative, Universität Bayreuth
since 05/2012 Deputy chair of the Emerging Field "Kulturbegegnungen und transkulturelle Prozesse", Universität Bayreuth, Spokeswoman of the group "Diasporen"
since 11/2012 Member of the Editorial Board Journal of Early American History (Brill)
2012-2014 President of the European Early American Studies Association
since 2013 Member Groupe de Recherche en Histoire des Protestantismes (GRHP)
2013.2016 Head of Department of History, Universität Bayreuth
since 2014 Series Editor "Media History", Nomos Publications
from 2016 Member of the advisory board of the Revue d'histoire du protestantisme
since 2015 Spokeswoman of the Master programme Geschichte - History - Histoire and of the Doctoral Programme Geschichte - History - Histoire, Universität Bayreuth

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