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Jaromír Dittmann-Balcar

Visiting Scholar (Jan 2023-Dez 2023)

PD Dr.

Jaromír Balcar was part of the Research Program on the History of the Max Planck Society (GMPG) from 2014 to 2022, where he worked on his project “Finance, Governance, Policy, and the Contacts of the Max Planck Society in the Field of Politics.” He received his doctorate from LMU Munich (2002) and in 2011 received his Habilitation from the University of Bremen. He has been a Research Associate at the Institute for Contemporary History, Munich (1995–1999), LMU Munich (1999–2003 and 2005–2007) and at the University of Bremen (2003/2004 and 2008–2014).

Jaromír’s wider research interests include German and Central European history, especially the history of West Germany since 1945 and Czechoslovakia (1918–1992) as well as the economic and corporate history of national socialism and state socialism.

 

Selected Publications

Renn, Jürgen, Carsten Reinhardt, Jürgen Kocka, Florian Schmaltz, Birgit Kolboske, Jaromír Balcar, and Alexander von Schwerin, eds. (2024). Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft: Wissenschafts- und Zeitgeschichte 1945–2005. Studien zur Geschichte der Max…

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Balcar, Jaromír (2024). “Die MPG in ihrer Zeit.” In Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft: Wissenschafts- und Zeitgeschichte 1945–2005, ed. J. Renn, C. Reinhardt, J. Kocka, F. Schmaltz, B. Kolboske, J. Balcar, and A. von Schwerin, 25–202. Göttingen:…

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Balcar, Jaromír and Jürgen Renn (2024). “Das Ringen um die Steuerbarkeit der MPG.” In Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft: Wissenschafts- und Zeitgeschichte 1945–2005, ed. J. Renn, C. Reinhardt, J. Kocka, F. Schmaltz, B. Kolboske, J. Balcar, and A. von…

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Balcar, Jaromír (2020). Wandel durch Wachstum in »dynamischen Zeiten«. Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft 1955 bis 1972. Preprint : Ergebnisse des Forschungsprogramms zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (GMPG) 14. Berlin: Forschungsprogramm…

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Past Events

Institutskolloquium

The Commercialization of Science within the Max Planck Society

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Nachrichten & Presse

Jaromír Balcar und Carsten Reinhardt für BR2 über die Geschichte und Arbeitskultur der MPG

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Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Jaromir Balcar hat auf dem Max-Planck-Tag in Göttingen vorgetragen

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