Research projects of the director Frank Bösch

Transformation in the World of Work – History of Computerisation – Research on Government Authorities

Forschung

Projekte

Screenshot of the website wandel-der-arbeit.de, BArch, Bild-F040741-0020 / Lothar Schaack

Social Consequences of the Transformation of the World of Work in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Frank Bösch, Winfried Süß

Postgraduate Research Group of the Hans Böckler Foundation

During the second half of the twentieth century, technological and economic changes such as digitalisation and automatisation of production processes, globalisation and the expansion of the service sector have...

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Implementation of electronic data processing for the statutory pension insurance (Photo: Siemens-Archive)

Departure towards the Digital Society. Computerisation and Social Regimes in West and East Germany

Frank Bösch

Research project

The rise of the computer age led to massive changes in society as early as the 1970s/1980s. Yet contemporary history has hardly dealt with these transformation processes. Only a few studies on the early history of West German computer technology do exist...

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Bookcover: „Hüter der Ordnung – Die Innenministerien in Bonn und Ost-Berlin nach dem Nationalsozialismus“ (2018, Wallstein Verlag)

The Early Post-war History of the Ministries of the Interior in West and East Germany

Frank Bösch

Research project

In the former Federal Republic and the GDR, the Departments of the Interior were responsible for key areas of politics and administration. This research project systematically explores the post-war era of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and the...

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