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History of Social Structures, Practices and Experiences

Research Projects

The Dominicans at Oxford, 1221 to c. 1320 (Cornelia Linde)

Pauper Letters and Petitions for Poor Relief in Germany and Great Britain, 1770 – 1914
(Andreas Gestrich and Steven King)

The Semantics of Social Justice: Britain and West Germany since 1945 (Felix Römer)
 

Affiliated Project

International Research Academy on the History of Global Humanitarianism
(this link will take you to the Global Humanitarianism Research Academy website).

Past and Completed Projects

History of Child Adoption in Europe
(Benedikt Stuchtey, now at Philipps Universität Marburg)

The research area Solidarity and Care had strong links with the completed (2012) DFG-Collaborative Research Centre 600 Strangers and Poor People. Changing Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion from Classical Antiquity to the Present Day at the University of Trier. Prof. Gestrich was (since 2008 in cooperation with Prof. Raphael) director of the research project B4: Poverty and Welfare Politics in European Cities in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. For more information see the project website (this link will take you to the Trier University website).

The research area Solidarity and Care also collaborated with project I.04 The Importance of Family Ties and Clientelism for Rural Credit Markets in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Württemberg of the joint Research Cluster of the universities of Mainz and Trier on Social Dependencies and Social Networks. For more information see the project website and the full project bibliography (these links will take you to the Trier University website).

 

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