Former Visiting Fellows


Charlotte Yelamos

King’s College London


Project: The Archaeology of Cold War Intelligence: Material and Landscape Studies of BRIXMIS Intelligence




Prof. Dr. Caroline Moine

Université Paris-Saclay/Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

Research Project : International solidarity mobilizations with Chile after the coup d'état of 11 September 1973. Transnational political, cultural and religious dynamics.

Contact: caroline.moine[at]

Dr. Bodo Mrozek

Research projects: A Sensory History of the 20th Century

Conflict and the Senses in the Global Cold War: From Propaganda to Sensory Warfare.


Torgeir E. Fjærtoft

Senior Advisor, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo

Research Project: Westliche Fehlentscheidungen nach dem Ende des Kalten Krieges


Dr. Benedikt Schoenborn

University of Tampere

Research Project: Deutsche Atomwaffenpolitik. Eine vergleichende Analyse der Bundestagsdebatten 1966-69 und 2016-19




Prof. Dr. Marie-Janine Calic

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Research Project: Tito und die jugoslawische Politik "Aktiver Friedlicher Koexistenz" im Kalten Krieg

Emerged from this project: Tito. Der ewige Partisan. Eine Biographie, München: C.H. Beck 2020.


Dr. Alison Kraft

Max-Planck-Institute fort he History of Science, Berlin

Research Project: The international Pugwash Movement (1955-1977)

Emerged from this project: Kraft, Alison/Sachse, Carola (Eds.): Science, (Anti-)Communism and Diplomacy. The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs in the Early Cold War, Leiden: Brill 2020.

Further information to the project



Dr. Stephan Kieninger

Research Project: Revival of the Cold War or Sustained East-West Cooperation? The Construction of the Siberian Gas Pipeline and NATO´s Strategy Debate, 1978-1983

Emerged from this project: The Diplomacy of Détente. Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz, London/New York: Routledge 2018.


Dr. Sabine Rutar

Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast Studies, Regensburg

Research Project: Arbeiten und Wirtschaften an der Grenze. Werft- und Hafenindustrien an der nördlichen Adria im Kalten Krieg

Emerged from this project: "Labor Protest in the Italian-Yugoslav Border Region During the Cold War: Action, Control, Legitimacy, Self-Management" in: Marsha Siefert (Hg.): Labor in State-Socialist Europe, 1945–1989. Contributions to a History of Work, Budapest 2020.



Dr. Austin Jersild

Old Dominion University, Norfolk/VA

Research Project: A United Front of ‚Colored Peoples‘: The Socialist World and the Nonaligned Movement