Prof. Schenck
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On 04/24/2021, the Professor of Global History at the University of Potsdam and the Professor of Modern Europe at the State University of New York in Potsdam, New York State, USA invite you to an exchange between US and German history students. The meeting will take place from 4.00-6.00 pm via Zoom. If interested, please register by 04/22/21 via email to heinze2uni-potsdamde.

Professor Schenck has initiated the creation of an H-Africa “Refugees in African History” , a cross-network project which links H-Africa with H-Migration, dedicated to the historical perspective on refuge seeking in Africa. You can find a brief interview with her about the genesis of the project here

Marcia C. Schenck has published an article on Mozambican school children in East Germany titled "Small Strangers at the School of Friendship: Memories of Mozambican School Students of the German Democratic Republic"  in the latest issue of the GHI Bulletin on Histories of Migrant Knowledge: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives.

On March 11, 2020, Professor Marcia C. Schenck will present the Global History Lab and the History Dialogues Project at the 49th dghd Annual Conference on Hoschschullehre als Gemeinschaftsaufgabe [Teaching at University as a Community Endeavour]) at Freie Universität Berlin.

On January 21, 2020, Professor Marcia C. Schenck will give a public lecture at the Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte, the home of Brandenburg-Prussian history, with the title "Immigration from the 'socialist brother countries' - memories of Angolan and Mozambican migrants in the GDR". 



On 24 January 2020 Professor Marcia C. Schenck will give a lecture in Stockholm on "Oral History and Biography: An Exploration of the Memories and Life Histories of Angolan and Mozambican Migrants to the German Democratic Republic" as part of the international workshop of the Global Labor History Network: Methods for Global Labour History.