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Jun. Prof. Dr. Dorothee Brantz

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Arbeitsschwerpunkte:

-Comparative Transatlantic History (Germany, France, USA)
-Urban History
-Urban Environmental History
-History of Human-Animal Relations
-War and the Environment in the 20th Century
-Social Theory and Historical Methods


Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte:

-The Sky is the Limit: A Transatlantic Perspective on Skyscrapers and the Formation of Metropolitan Environments  
-Die Umwelt des Krieges: Strategien und Alltag der Zerstörung im Zwanzigsten Jahrhundert


Curriculum Vitae

Seit 09/2007
Center for Metropolitan Studies, Berlin (CMS): Juniorprofessur für Neuere Geschichte/Stadtgeschichte

08/2005-2007
University at Buffalo/State University of New York (SUNY), Department of History: Assistant Professor for Comparative European and Transatlantic History

12/2004-06/2005
Universität zu Köln, Anglo-Amerikanische Abteilung: Thyssen-Heideking Fellow

09/2004-08/2005
German Historical Institute, Washington, DC: Visiting Research Fellow

Sommer 2004
Newberry Library, Chicago: Center of Great Lakes Culture Fellow

09/2003-07/2004
Freie Universität Berlin/SSRC–Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies: Postdoctoral Fellow

09/2003
University of Chicago: Ph.D. (with distinction) in Modern European History, Dissertation: Slaughter in the City: The Establishment of Public Abattoirs in Paris and Berlin, 1780-1914, Betreuer: Profs. Michael Geyer, Jan Goldstein, William Sewell, Harriet Ritvo (MIT)
Richard Saller Dissertation Prize for the Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago

09/2002-06/2003
University of Chicago, Department of History: Lecturer, Lehre und B.A. Betreuung

09/1998-08/2002
University of Chicago, Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS): Preceptor, Lehre und Betreuung von M.A. Projekten

01-09/1998
Social Science Research Council (SSRC), New York, NY: International Dissertation Research Fellow (IDRF)

08/1995
M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago


Publikationen

Buchprojekte:

Dorothee Brantz, Slaughter in the City: Animals, Meat, and People in Nineteenth-Century Paris, Berlin, and Chicago. i.V.

Dorothee Brantz (ed.), Beastly Natures: Human-Animal Relations at the Crossroads of Cultural and Environmental History. (under review at University of Virginia Press)

Dorothee Brantz und Christof Mauch (eds.), Tierische Geschichte: Die Beziehung von Tier und Mensch in der Kultur der Moderne (Paderborn: Schöningh, 2008)

Dorothee Brantz und Sonja Dümpelmann (eds.), The Place of Nature in the City in Twentieth-Century Europe and North America.

Aufsätze:

“From Landscapes to Environments of War: Trench Warfare on the Western Front, 1914-1918” in War and the Environment: Contexts and Consequences of Military Destruction in the Modern Age. Edited by Charles Closmann (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, erscheint 2008).

“The Domestication of Empire: Human-Animal Relations at the Intersection of Civilization and Acclimatization in the Nineteenth Century” in A Cultural History of Animals: The Age of Empire, 1800-1920. Edited by Kathleen Kete (Oxford: Berg Publishers, erscheint December 2007).

“The Natural Space of Modernity: A Transatlantic Perspective on (Urban) Environmental History” in The Historian's Nature: Comparative Approaches to Environmental History. Edited by Ursula Lehmkuhl and Hermann Wellenreuther.  (Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2007).

“Epizootics” in Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals. Edited by Marc Bekoff (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007).

“Animal Bodies, Human Health, and the Reform of Slaughterhouses in Nineteenth-Century Berlin,” Food and History 3 (November 2006): 193-215.

“The Place of Nature in the City in Twentieth-Century Europe and North America: Conference Report” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (38, Spring 2006): 163-8. Mit S. Dümpelmann.

“Animals in History: Conference Report” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (37, Fall 2005): 126-33. Mit C. Mauch.

“How Parasites Make History: Pork and People in the Nineteenth Century” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (36, Spring 2005): 69-79.

“The Kosher Slaughter Controversy” in Antisemitism: A Historical Encyclopedia of Prejudice and Persecution.  Edited by Richard S. Levy. (ABC-Clio, 2005): 402-3.

“Stunning Bodies: Animal Slaughter, Judaism, and the Meaning of Humanity in Imperial Germany” Central European History 35 (2, 2002): 167-94.

“Recollecting the Slaughterhouse” Cabinet, A Quarterly Magazine of Art and Culture (September, 2001): 118-23.

Rezensionen in:
Journal of Modern History, H-German, Journal for the History of Biology, H-Urban


Konferenzorganisation

07/2008
Fifth Roundtable for Urban Environmental History – ‘The Role of the City in Urban Environmental History.’ Gemeinsam mit Christoph Bernhardt/IRS und Jakob Vogel/Centre Marc Bloch.

12/2005
‘The Place of Nature in the City in Twentieth-Century Europe and North America’ Internationale Konferenz am German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. Gemeinsam mit Sonja Dümpelmann/Auburn University.

05/2005
‘Animals in History’ Internationale Konferenz des German Historical Institute, Washington, DC im Literaturhaus Köln. Gemeinsam mit Christof Mauch/GHI.


Vorträge und Konferenzen (2006/2007)

10/2007
“The Invention of Consumer Society: Meat Eating Practices in Berlin, 1870-1914”
German History Society Annual Meeting and Conference “Food in German History,” London/UK

09/2007
“Risky Business: Disease, Disaster and the Unintended Consequences of Epizootics in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century France and Germany”
Konferenz “Uncertain Environments: Natural Hazards, Risk, and Insurance in Historical Perspective,” German Historical Institute, Washington, DC/USA

06/2007
“Canned Pigs and Delirious Cows on the Move: Transnational Livestock Diseases as an (Inter)national Problem in Europe and the United States in the Late Nineteenth Century,” Fourth Conference of the European Society for Environmental History, Amsterdam/Netherlands

04/2007
“The Rise of Animal Protection: A Historical Perspective”
University of Northern Florida, Jacksonville/USA

04/2007
“Where Nature Meets Culture: Cities, Environmental History, and the Concept of Space,” Boston College, Boston/USA

11/2006
“Metabolizing the Animal: Meat Production as Urban Practice in Nineteenth-Century Europe,” Fourth International Roundtable on Urban Environmental History, Paris/France

10/2006
“Where Soldiers Fight: Mass-Warfare and the Environment in the Twentieth Century,” Midwestern German History Workshop, University of Toronto/Kanada

09/2006
“(De)Humanizing the City: The Problematic of Livestock in Nineteenth-Century Berlin and Paris,“ Eighth International Conference on Urban History, Stockholm/Sweden

05/2006
“Tierische Menschenverachtung: Politische Zoologie im Dritten Reich”
Konferenz “Politische Zoologie,” Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

04/2006
“Abwehr und Krieg im 20. Jahrhundert: Eine umwelthistorische Perspektive”
Konferenz “Abwehr: Modelle – Strategien – Medien,” Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften

01/2006
“Where are the Animals in Environmental History?”
Konferenz “The Uses of Environmental History: Cross Disciplinary Conversations,” University of Cambridge, Cambrigde/UK



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