Dr. Lars Klein


  • M.A. in North American Studies - with majors History and Literature - and Philosophy (Freie Universität Berlin, with Erasmus stay at Uni Basel), PhD in Modern and Contemporary History (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

Prior to Euroculture:

  • Scholarship-holder, DFG-research training group "Generation History. Generational Dynamics and Historical Change in 19th and 20th Century", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Research associate, project "The History of War Reporting in the 20th Century", TU Braunschweig (funded by DSF - German Foundation for Peace Research)
  • Project consultant for "Diversity and Restraint. European Perspectives of Power, Culture and Peace", Berghof Research Center in Berlin

  • Teaching assignments in the Departments of History and Politcs; research assistant of Prof. Dr. Knud Krakau, John-F.-Kennedy-Institute, Freie Universität Berlin

Research stays / guest lectureships (selection):

  • BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University; Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); Savitribai Phule Pune University; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Uppsala Universitet; Monash University

Teaching modules:

  • Introduction to Euroculture, Cultural Construction of Social Order, Europe in a Global Context, Methodology Seminar, ResearchLAB: Imagining Europe Differently, Master Thesis Seminar

Current Functions:

  • Course-coordinator, Euroculture (Studiengangskoordinator)

  • Member of the Faculty Council, representing the scientific staff (deputy)

  • Member of the Examination Committee Euroculture

  • Board member of the "Center for Global Migration Studies"