Forschungsprofil des ZZF

Die Forschungsprojekte der Direktion des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung in Potsdam.

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In Department I, research is focused on the social practices of governance in the GDR and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and especially on the transformation processes in the last third of the twentieth century including and extending beyond the sea change of 1989–91.

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The research of Department II focuses on economic structures and institutions as well as on the practices and behaviors of economic actors, and ideas and discourses linked to economics. The field of economics in contemporary history is examined in relation to its interdependency with politics, culture, and society.

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Department III researches the process of media transformation in European societies and the changes brought by the advance of new information technologies and digitalization.

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The research projects of Department IV investigate the question of how social processes were contained and regulated by the political systems of the twentieth century.

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