The patchy History of Women and de-industrialization in the Ruhr area

Extraordinary venueBIG-Hörsaal, Main Building of the University of Vienna, Tiefparterre, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna

Juliane Czierpka studied for a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and history at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) and for a Master of Philosophy in modern history at the University of Birmingham (UK). In 2013 she received her doctorate in history from Ruhr-University Bochum. After she completed her dissertation on regional industrialization in Europe, she became a research assistant in the Institute for Economic and Social History at Georg-August University Göttingen. In 2014 she was awarded a scholarship for a 6-month stay at German-Historical Institute in Washington, DC and went back to the Ruhr area in 2015 to work in a research project on the German mining industry after World War II at the German mining museum Bochum. In 2018 she was offered an assistant professorship for the history of iron, coal and steel at Ruhr-University Bochum.