Dr Kerstin Brückweh

Dr Kerstin Brückweh

Dr Kerstin Brückweh

Dr Kerstin Brückweh directs a research group titled The Longue Durée of 1989: Regime Change and Everyday Life in East Germany at the Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF) in Potsdam, Germany. She is a lecturer (Privatdozentin) at the University of Tübingen, and currently a fellow at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies (Erfurt).

Kerstin Brückweh is the author of two books: Mordlust: Serienmorde, Gewalt und Emotionen im 20. Jahrhundert [Mordlust. Serial Killings, Violence and Emotions in 20th-Century-German, 2006], and Menschen zählen: Wissensproduktion durch britische Volkszählungen und Umfragen vom 19. Jahrhundert bis ins digitale Zeitalter [Britain Counts. Knowledge Production in Censuses and Survey Research from the Nineteenth Century to the Digital Age, 2015].

She is also the editor of The Voice of the Citizen Consumer: A History of Market Research, Consumer Movements, and the Political Public Sphere (OUP, 2011) and the co-editor of Engineering Society. The Role of the Human and Social Sciences in Modern Societies, 1880-1980 (Palgrave 2012).