Chair for Modern and Contemporary History / North American History

Prof. Dr. Heike Bungert

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Secretarial Office:

Maren Thölking

The Chair held by Prof. Dr. Heike Bungert is dedicated to the whole breadth of North American History, from its settlement by the ancestors of the American Indians 25,000 B.C.E. to contemporary global entanglements. We have a special focus on the history of Native Americans, the Afro-American Civil Rights Movement, German immigration to the United States, religious history including Civil Religion, History and Film, university history, transnational entanglements, the history of technology and knowledge as well the history of inaugurations.


Native American History:  Wampanoag homesite Plimoth Plantation
Native American History: Wampanoag homesite Plimoth Plantation
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