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Institute for social Movements

Mitarbeiterportrait Alrun Berger (M.A.)
Scientific Assistant

Clemensstr. 17-19
44789 Bochum
Room 219

Telefon: +49 (0)234 32 - 22626

alrun.berger@rub.de



Personal

Career/C.V.

Dissertation

Peace Movement and Marxism? West Germany and Great Britain: A Journey through the Cold War


THIRD-PARTY FUNDED PROJECTS

ZEIT-RÄUME RUHR
Industrial Heritage in South Wales and the Ruhr

Publications

  • Historical cultures among the West German Peace Movement of the 1960s’, in: S. Berger and C. Cornelissen et al. (ed.): Marxist Historical Cultures and Social Movements in Western Europe during the Cold War, Basingstoke (forthcoming).
  • Die Bude. Geselliger Erinnerungsort des Ruhrgebiets (The Kiosk: A Social Place of Memory of the Ruhr Area), in: U. Borsdorf and S. Berger et al. (ed.): Die Erinnerungsorte des Ruhrgebiets (The Places of Memory of the Ruhr Area), Essen (forthcoming).
  • Review: History is unwritten. Linke Geschichtspolitik und kritische Wissenschaft. Ein Lesebuch, in: Mitteilungen des Archivs der Arbeiterjugendbewegung, 2016-I, pp. 38-42.
  • Conference Report: Reconsidering the Political in Contemporary History, 04.03.2016 – 05.03.2016 Berlin, in: H-Soz-Kult, 04.10.2016, http://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-6725.
  • Conference Report: Marxistische Geschichtskulturen und soziale Bewegungen während des Kalten Krieges in Westeuropa (Marxist Historical Cultures and Social Movements in Western Europe during the Cold War), 29.09.2014 – 01.10.2014 Loveno di Menaggio, in: H-Soz-Kult, 05.05.2015, http://www.hsozkult.de/conferencereport/id/tagungsberichte-5970.
  • „Smartphone, also bin ich?“ Versuch einer Kritik anhand Paul Virilios Dromologie, Studienarbeit („Smartphone, so, I am?“ – A critique based on Paul Virilios Dromologie study project), Norderstedt 2013.

Professional Talks

07/17 “The Role of Sacrifice and Mourning within the West German Peace Movement of the early 1960s”, presentation at the international conference “History, Memory, and Social Movements”, 19.-20. July 2017 at the Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr-University Bochum
02/17 “Looking back into the past on their way into the future? Some considerations about the Historical Cultures among the West German Peace Movements of the 1960s (and 1980s)”, presentation at the scientific workshop on “History, Memory, and Social Movements”, 6-9 February 2017 at University of Melbourne, Australia
2014-15, as well as 2016-17 Multiple scientific presentations on the project “Industrial Heritage. South Wales and the Ruhr” in 2014/15 and about the Lieux de Mémoire in the Ruhr Area project in 2016/17
10/15 “Marxist Historical Cultures among the West German Peace Movement of the 1960s”, presentation at the scientific workshop on “Frieden und Konflikt. Theorie und Empirie aus historischer, sozialwissenschaftlicher und kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive“ (Peace and conflict. Theory and empiricism from an historical, social and cultural sciences perspective), 6-9 October 2015 at University of Mannheim
09/14 “Historical Cultures among the West German Peace Movement of the 1960s”, presentation at the scientific conference “Marxist Cultures of History and Social Movements during the Cold War”, 29 September – 1 October 2014 at Villa Vigoni (German-Italian Centre for European Excellence), Menaggio, Italy


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Ruhr-University Bochum’s Research School
  • Member of the Association for the Promotion of the Institute for Social Movements
  • Member of the “Arbeitskreis Historische Friedens- und Konfliktforschung” (Working group for Historical Peace and Conflict Studies)
  • Student representative at the executive board of the Institute for Social Movements, Bochum (2012 – 2014)