Johannes Günther

Master of Arts

VITA

Since 06/2017: Research Assistant at the Technical University Munich for DFG project "Practices of Evidence for Technical Safety".

Development for dissertation project: „Between Duroplast, 'People's Police' and 'Socialist Human Community‘. Negotiation Processes for Technical Safety in the Road Traffic of the German Democratic Republic."

2014-2017: Master of Arts (M.A.) in Contemporary History at the University of Potsdam, Master thesis at the Moses Mendelssohn Center: "Jewish Living Enviroments in Exile in the 1930s and 1940s. Social Dislocation and Reorientation in the Written Estate of the Writer Gabriele Tergit."

2009-2014: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in History and Religious Studies at the University of Potsdam

 

Presentations:

Munich, Deutsches Museum – Oberseminar „Technik- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts“, 25.6.2018: "Auf der Jagd nach Hugo Leichtsinn. Verkehrserziehung in der DDR als sozialistische Volkserziehung?"

Munich, Deutsches Museum - Workshop "Who's Driving? Agency and Evidence in the History of Technical Safety.", 07.12.2018: "The Utopia of a 'Socialist Human Community' on the Road."

Wolfsburg, VW Historisches Archiv - Workshop: "Die Konsumgeschichte des Autos", 05.04.2019: "Von Eisenach nach London. Die Genese des sicheren ostdeutschen Automobils vor dem Hintergrund der Konsum- und Exportstrategie der DDR."