Carola Sachse

Visiting Scholar (Jan 2019-Jul 2019)

Dr., Professor, University of Vienna

Carola Sachse joined the Research Program on the History of the Max Planck Society (GMPG) in 2016. She is a professor (i.R.) at the Institute for Contemporary History of the University of Vienna. She received her PhD in Communications and History (1987) and Habilitation (2001) entitled “Der Hausarbeitstag. Gerechtigkeit und Gleichberechtigung in Ost und West 1939–1994” from the Technical University Berlin.

Carola’s current research focuses on the history of science and gender in the twentieth century. Within the framework of the GMPG project, she deals with the history of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. Her general research interests include history of science in the twentieth century, gender history, and corporate and social history.

Selected Publications

Sachse, C. (2018). Bullen, Hengste, Wissenschaftler: diplomatische Tiere im Kalten Krieg. In J. Feichtinger, M. Klemun, J. Surman, & P. Svatek (Eds.), Wandlungen und Brüche: Wissenschaftsgeschichte als politische Geschichte (pp. 345-353)…

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Sachse, C. (2018). Basic research in the Max Planck Society: science policy in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1970. In D. Kaldewey, & D. Schauz (Eds.), Basic and applied research: the language of science policy in the twentieth century …

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Kraft, A., Nehring, H., & Sachse, C. (2018). Introduction: The Pugwash conferences and the global Cold War: scientists, transnational networks, and the complexity of nuclear histories. Journal of Cold War Studies, 20(1), 4-30. doi:10.1162/jcws_e…

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Sachse, C. (2015). From the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics to the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. In M. Vingron (Ed.), Genes and men: 50 years of research at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular…

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