DFG-Leibniz-Forschergruppe „Vergleichende Zeitgeschichte der modernen Geschichtswissenschaften“

The Leibniz Research Group “Vergleichende Zeitgeschichte der modernen Geschichtswissenschaften” is investigating the changes in the structural framework and intellectual trends in historical studies since the 1960s from a global historical perspective.

It’s focus is on the following topics: the expansion of educational systems and its effects on the historical sciences, worldwide democratisation processes and their effects on historical research, intellectual responses of the historical sciences to globalisation and post-colonialism.

The first project of the Research Group “Digital Atlas of Modern European Historiography since 1800” has been running since March 2014 and the second project “The Historiography of India since the 1960s” has started in November 2015.

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