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Workshop: „Reproductive Decision Making in Comparative Context”,
Münster, Germany, 7.-9.9.2017

Venue: University of Münster,  Johannisstraße 1, JO 102, 48143 Münster

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Prof. Dr. Isabel Heinemann
Jun.- Prof. Dr. Isabel Heinemann
Current and recent Lectures
Isabel Heinemann
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7.10.2017, Atlanta, Georgia: The Family as A Means of Inclusion and Exclusion in the National Socialist State. Paper accepted for the Roundtable “Family and Kinship in German Studies“ (GSA Family and Kinship Network),  German Studies Association Conference 2017,

27.9.2017, TedX Münster, Destiny, Human Right, Lifestyle Choice? Reproductive Decision-Making Past and Present.

12.9.2017, Familienwerte und reproduktives Entscheiden in der Bundesrepublik, Seminar der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung,

08.09.2017, Münster: Abortion and Adoption as the two Poles of Reproductive Decision-Making in the 1980s, International Workshop SFB 1150, Projekt A 05 “Reproductive Decision-Making in Comparative Perspective”

Recently published
Isabel Heinemann

Otto Hofmann, Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt der SS: Ein Pragmatiker der Rassenpolitik?, in: Jasch, Hans-Christian / Kreutzmüller, Christoph (Hg.): Die Teilnehmer. Die Männer der Wannsee-Konferenz, Berlin 2017, S. 79-95; English Translation: Otto Hofmann, SS Race and Settlement Main Office. A Pragmatic Enforcer of Racial Policy?, in: Jasch, Hans-Christian / Kreutzmüller, Christoph: The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference, New York 2017, S. 75-94.

„It’s a family issue!“: Die US-amerikanische Familie im 20. Jahrhundert zwischen Wertewandel und sozialem Wandel, in: forschung. Das Magazin der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft 2 (2016), S. 9-13.

Preserving Family and Nation: Eugenic Masculinity Concepts, Expert Intervention, and the Hegemonic American Family in the United States, 1900-1960, in Dominguez, Pablo / Wendt, Simon (Hg.): Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World, 1800-1945, New York 2015, S. 71-92.

The Junior Research Group was established on 15.4.2009 and is headed by Prof. Dr. Isabel Heinemann.
The Junior Research Group was established on 15.4.2009 and is headed by Prof. Dr. Isabel Heinemann.
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Claudia Roesch
Current and recent Lectures
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09.09.2017: Münster "Pro Familia and the Reform of Abortion Laws in West Germany, 1967-1983, Workshop SFB 1150, Project A 05: „Reproductive Decision Making in Comparative Context”

14.-16.09.2017: London:  "From Right to Life to Operation Rescue – The Re-shaping of Conservative Cultures through the Anti-abortion Movement in the 1980s USA", Conference DHI London/Leibnitz Universität Hannover: Cultures of Conservatism in the United States and Western Europe between the 1970s and 1990s.

23.09.2017 Kaiserslauter: "The Controvercies about Planned Parenthood " (Working Title), Seminar Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz: Shattered ceilings? Women in American Politics.

Recently published
Claudia Roesch

"The Poorest of the Poor in this Country." Die Culture of Poverty und Debatten um die Armut mexikanischer Einwanderfamilien in den USA der 1960er Jahre, in: Gajek, Eva Maria / Lorke, Christoph (Hrsg.): Soziale Ungleichheit im Visier. Wahrnehmung und Deutung von Armut und Reichtum seit 1945, Frankfurt am Main 2016, S. 131-162.

The Social Distance Scale, Emory S. Bogardus and Californian Interwar Migration Research Offside the Chicago School," in: Journal of Migration History 1 (2015) No. 2, S. 184-198. Artikel

„Children by Choice“ – Family Decisions and Value Change in the Campaigns of the American Planned Parenthood Federation (1942-1973), ” in: Gembries, Ann-Kathrin, Heinemann, Isabel und Theresia Theuke (eds.): /Children by Choice? Changing Values, Reproduction, and Family Planning in the 20th Century /(Arbeitstitel), Boston, Berlin: De Gruyter (12.08.2016).

Isabel Heinemann:
Isabel Heinemann: "It's a Family Issue!" In: forschung 2016 (2), p. 9-13.
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Isabel Heinemann: "It's a Family Issue!" Vaterschaft, Mutterschaft, Geschlechterrollen - Wertewandel in der US-Gesellschaft. In: forschung 2016 (2), p. 9-13.


The Junior Research Group started on April 15, 2009 at WWU and is directed by Prof. Dr. Isabel Heinemann

  • To find the addresses and floor-plans, follow the link: Organisation
  • To find the personal pages of the staff of our junior reseacher group, follow the link: Staff
  • To find information to current courses and office hours (in German only), follow the link: Students
  • To find literature that is not included in the OPAC yet but that is accessible at Rosenstr. 9, 1. DG, Room 359, follow the link: Literature