Center for Metropolitan Studies

Prof. Dr. Dorothee Brantz

 

 

 

Prof. Dr.

Ingeborg-Dorothee Brantz

Direktorin des Center for Metropolitan Studies

dorothee.brantz@metropolitanstudies.de

+49 30 314-28406

Einrichtung Center for Metropolitan Studies
Sekretariat HBS 6
Gebäude HBS
Raum HBS 107
Adresse Hardenbergstraße 16-18
10623 Berlin
Sprechstunden im WS 22/23nur nach Vereinbarung per E-Mail

Lebenslauf

10/2013University Professor/W3 Modern History and Urban History
2012-2018Speaker of the International Graduate Research Program DFG 1705/1: Berlin-New York-Toronto: “The World in the City: Metropolitanism and Globalization from the 19th Century to the Present”
11/2016Eötvös-Loránd-Universität Budapest, Guest Professorship, Department of History
05/2010-10/2010Parental Leave
since 2009Director of the Center for Metropolitan Studies
2008-2010Executive Director of the Translatlantic Graduate Research Program DFG 1015 „Geschichte und Kultur der Metropolen Berlin und New York im 20. Jahrhundert"
10/2007-09/2013Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessorin) for Modern History and Urban History, Center for Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin
08/2005-2007Assistant Professor for Comparative European and Transatlantic History, Department of History, University at Buffalo/State University of New York (SUNY)
12/2004-06/2005Thyssen-Heideking Fellow, Department of Anglo-American Studies, University of Cologne
09/2004-08/2005Visiting Research Fellow, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC
Summer 2004Center of Great Lakes Culture Fellow, Newberry Library, Chicago
09/2003-07/2004Postdoctoral Fellow, SSRC–Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
09/2003Richard Saller Dissertation Prize for the Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago
09/2003Ph.D. (with distinction) in Modern European History, University of Chicago
09/2002-06/2003Lecturer in the B.A. Program, Department of History, University of Chicago
09/1998-08/2002Preceptor in the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), University of Chicago
01/1998-09/1998International Dissertation Research Fellow (IDRF), Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
08/1995M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Forschungsprojekte

Seed Funding from the TU Berlin:New Visions for the Healthier Planet: Multispecies Urbanism and the One-Health Approach (Seed Funding from the TU Berlin)
7/2018-7/2021 DFG Project:„City Seasons: On the Nature of Change in Urban Space"
Book Project:„The Cambridge Urban History of Europe” (Editor of Volume 3: The Modern Period (together with Gábor Sonkoly, ELTE Budapest)
Book Project:„In der Natur des Krieges: Berlins Weg vom Krieg zum Frieden, 1944-1990“
since 3/2021 EU Horizon 2020 ETN:EU Horizon 2020 ETN: Transit Oriented Development (TOD) for Inclusive and Sustainable Rural-Urban Regions (chaired by Greet de Block, University of Antwerp)
Sub-Project ESR 3:“The Extent of Multimodality of TOD Across Times: Pedestrians, Bikes, Trains and Inclusive Development" (together with Ruth Odenziel, TU Eindhoven)
Sub-Project ESR 5:“TOD Station Areas Revisited: Developing an Analysis of Everyday Sustainable Landscapes" (together with Mattias Quiström, Sveriges Lantbruks- Universitet, Sweden)

Publikationen

Bücher & Fachzeitschriften

The Cambridge Urban History of Europe. Vol 3: The Modern Era.
Edited with Gabor Sonkoly (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023).

Urbane Temporalitäten (special issue of MSG / Moderne Stadtgeschichte)
Co-edited with Bettina Severin-Barboutie (2, 2021).

Slaughterhouse Cities: Paris, Berlin, and Chicago, 1780-1914.
(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming).

Urban Resilience in a Global Context: Actors, Narratives, Temporalities.
Co-edited with Avi Sharma (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2020).

100 Jahre Groß-Berlin: Grünfrage und Stadtentwicklung.
Co-edited with Harald Bodenschatz (Berlin: Lukas, 2019).

Thick Space: Approaches to Metropolitanism.
Co-edited with Sasha Disko and Georg Wagner-Kyora (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012).

Greening the City: Urban Landscapes in the Twentieth Century.
Co-edited with Sonja Dümpelmann (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011 / paperback edition January 2019).

Beastly Natures: Animals, Humans, and the Study of History.
(Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010).

Tierische Geschichte: Die Beziehung von Mensch und Tier in der Kultur der Moderne.
Co-edited with Christof Mauch (Paderborn: Schöningh, 2010).

 

Zeitschriftenartikel & Buchkapitel

“Upside Down Ecologies: Berlin and the Teufelsberg in the 20th Century” In: “Ecologies of the Technopolis: Contested Environments and Infrastructures of Berlin, 1871-2020” Edited by Timothy Moss (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, forthcoming 2023).

“Cohabitation: Eine historische Perspektive“ Arch+ Zeitschrift für Architektur und Urbanismus (247, 2022): 42-48.

”Urbane Temporalitäten (un)sichtbar machen. Eine fotografische Annäherung“ Co-authored with Bettina Severin-Barboutie Moderne Stadtgeschichte (2/2021): 5-13.

“Urban and (Rural) History,” in: Handbook of Historical Animal Studies. Edited by Mieke Roscher, André Krebber, and Brett Mizelle (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2021), 243-257.

“Zum Mäusebunker: Leben – Architektur – Aura“ (Juni 2021) https:// www.modellverfahren-maeusebunker.de/diskurs/leben-architektur-aura

“Contesting Resilience: Negotiating Shared Urban Futures” (together with Avi Sharma) In: Urban Resilience in a Global Context: Actors, Narratives, Temporalities (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2020), 11-32.

"Metropolitan Natural Histories: Inventing Science, Building Cities, and Displaying the World,” In: Science in the Metropolis. Edited by Mitchell Ash (London: Routledge, 2020), 25-42.

“Die GSU im Jahr 2020: Bestandsaufnahmen und Perspektiven“ Moderne Stadtgeschichte (2, 2020): 145-151.

“Stadtgrün als historisches Vermächtnis und Zukunftsaufgabe” BB2070: Magazin für Städtebau und urbanes Leben (2, 2020):32-35.

“Vertical Ecologies: The Balcony Biotopes of Berlin” In: Botanical City. Edited by Matthew Gandy and Sandra Jasper (Berlin: Jovis, 2020), 101-108.

“Animals in Urban Environmental History” In: Concepts of Urban Environmental History. Edited by Sebastian Haumann, Martin Knoll, and Detlev Mares (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2020), 191-202.

“Grünfrage und Groß-Berlin“ (together with Harald Bodenschatz) In: 100 Jahre Groß-Berlin: Grünfrage und Stadtentwicklung. Co-edited with Harald Bodenschatz (Berlin: Lukas, 2019), 20-23.

“Epilog: Grüne Fragen“ In: 100 Jahre Groß-Berlin: Grünfrage und Stadtentwicklung. Co-edited with Harald Bodenschatz (Berlin: Lukas, 2019), 224-227.

"Green Visions: A Dialogue" (together with Avi Sharma) In: Green City: Explorations and Visions of Urban Sustainability. Edited by Simone M. Müller and Annika Mattissek (Munich: RCC Perspectives. Transformations in Environment and Society, 1, 2018): 15-21.

“Assembling the Multitude: Questions about Agency in the Urban Environment”Roundtable: Urban Agency: Debating the Aims and Limits of Urban History, Urban History 44 (1, 2017): 130-136.

"The Urban Politics of Nature: Two Centuries of Green Spaces in Berlin 1800-2014” In:Green Landscapes in the European City.Edited by Peter Clark, Marjaana Niemi, and Catharina Nolin (London: Routledge, 2017), 141-159.

"Landscapes of Destruction: Capturing Images and Creating Memory Through Photography.“ In: Cambridge History of the Second World War. Co-Edited by Michael Geyer and Adam Tooze (Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, 2015), 725-748.

“Metropolitane Welten: Zum Urbanisierungsdiskurs in der anglo-amerikanischen Stadtgeschichtsforschung,“ Informationen für Moderne Stadtgeschichte (2, 2012): 62-68.

“Introduction.” In: Thick Space: Approaches to Metropolitanism. Co-edited with Sasha Disko and Georg Wagner-Kyora (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012), 9-27.

“Das Zusammenleben von Mensch und Tier: Was wäre der Eine ohne den Anderen?“ Multikosmos (July 2011): 1-8.

“Introduction.” In: Greening the City: Urban Landscapes in the Twentieth Century. Co-edited with Sonja Dümpelmann (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011), 1-13.

“Risky Business: Disease, Disaster and the Unintended Consequences of Epizootics in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century France and Germany.” Environment and History 17 (January 2011): 35-51.

“Chicago: Der Burnham Plan als städtische Vision.” In: Stadtvisionen 1910/2010: Berlin, Paris, London, Chicago. Edited by Harald Bodenschatz et al. (Berlin: DOM Publishers, 2010), 54-58.

“Introduction.” In: Beastly Natures: Animals, Humans, and the Study of History (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010), 1-13.

“Environments of Death: Trench Warfare on the Western Front, 1914-1918.” In: War and the Environment: Military Destruction in the Modern Age. Edited by Charles Closmann (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2009), 68-91.

“On the Nature of Urban Growth: Building Abattoirs in 19th-Century Paris and Chicago.” Cahiers Parisiens 5 (2009): 17-30.

“Forum: The Nature of German Environmental History.” German History 27(January 2009): 113-130.

“Tierische Geschichte: Einleitung.” In: Tierische Geschichte: Die Beziehung von Mensch und Tier in der Kultur der Moderne. Co-edited with Christof Mauch (Paderborn: Schöningh, 2009), 7-16.  

“Animal Bodies, Human Health, and the Reform of Slaughterhouses in Nineteenth-Century Berlin.” In: Meat Modernism and the Rise of the Slaughterhouse. Edited by Paula Young Lee (New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 2008), 71-85.

“Kulturgeschichte ohne Paradigmen: Eine Antwort auf Lynn Hunt.“ Historische Anthropologie 16 (3, 2008): 443-449.

“Die ‚animalische Stadt’: Die Mensch-Tier-Beziehung in der Urbanisierungsforschung.” Informationen für Moderne Stadtgeschichte (1, 2008): 86-100.

“Der natürliche Raum der Moderne: Eine transatlantische Sicht auf die (städtische) Umweltgeschichte.” In: Clios Natur: Vergleichende Aspekte der Umweltgeschichte. Edited by Norbert Finzsch (Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008), 70-91.

“The Domestication of Empire: Human-Animal Relations at the Intersection of Civilization and Acclimatization in the Nineteenth Century.” In: A Cultural History of Animals: The Age of Empire, 1800-1920. Edited by Kathleen Kete (Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2007), 73-93.

“The Natural Space of Modernity: A Transatlantic Perspective on (Urban) Environmental History.” In: Historians and Nature: Comparative Approaches to Environmental History. Edited by Ursula Lehmkuhl and Hermann Wellenreuther (Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2007), 195-225.

“(De)Humanizing the City: The Problematic of Livestock in Nineteenth-Century Paris and Berlin.” In: Urban Europe in Comparative Perspective. Edited by Lars Nilsson. (Stockholm: Stadsoch Kommunhistoriska Institutet, Eighth International Conference on Urban History, 2007), m2, 1-14. (http://www2.historia.su.se/urbanhistory/publikationer/stud31.htm)

“Animal Bodies, Human Health, and the Reform of Slaughterhouses in Nineteenth-Century Berlin.” Food and History 3 (November 2006): 193-215.

“The Kosher Slaughter Controversy.” In: Antisemitism: A Historical Encyclopedia of Prejudice and Persecution.  Edited by Richard S. Levy. (ABC-Clio, 2005), 402-403.

“How Parasites Make History: Pork and People in the Nineteenth Century.” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (36, Spring 2005): 69-79.

“Stunning Bodies: Animal Slaughter, Judaism, and the Meaning of Humanity in Imperial Germany.” Central European History 35 (2, 2002): 167-194.

“Recollecting the Slaughterhouse.” Cabinet, A Quarterly Magazine of Art and Culture (September, 2001): 118-123.

 

Lexikoneinträge

“Chicago.” In: USA-Lexikon. Schlüsselbegriffe zu Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur, Geschichte und zu den deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen, Co-edited by Christof Mauch and Rüdiger B. Wersich (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013).

“Meat Industry.” In: USA-Lexikon. Schlüsselbegriffe zu Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur, Geschichte und zu den deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen, Co-edited by Christof Mauch and Rüdiger B. Wersich (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013).

“Skyscrapers.” In: USA-Lexikon. Schlüsselbegriffe zu Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur, Geschichte und zu den deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen, Co-edited by Christof Mauch and Rüdiger B. Wersich (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013).

“Washington, D.C.” In: USA-Lexikon. Schlüsselbegriffe zu Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur, Geschichte und zu den deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen, Co-edited by Christof Mauch and Rüdiger B. Wersich (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013).

“Epizootics.” In: Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals. Edited by Marc Bekoff (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007).