French History, Cambodian History, History of Refugees and Human Rights
Laura Wollenweber is research associate in global history at the Freie Universität Berlin. She joined the faculty in 2015 after working as coordinator of the Center for the Study of China and Globalization at Jacobs University Bremen. Laura Wollenweber currently researches human rights discourses and the reception of Cambodian refugees in France, 1975-1990. She holds a joint master’s degree in Modern Global History from the Universität Bremen and the Jacobs University Bremen and a B.A. in history and political science from the Universität Bonn.
In 2010 she held a scholarship to study at the Sorbonne IV in Paris.
Winter Semester 2016/17
Summer Semester 2015
Theorie, Methode und Geschichte der Geschichtswissenschaft
Her main research interests are refugee history, French-Cambodian history and French migration history, including the research of Cambodian nationalist movements in France in the 1950s.
Paris October 10, 2015
Paper “Cambodian Refugee Reception in France” at the conference Terre d’Asile / Terre d’Exil: Historical Perspectives on Refuge and Asylum in Twentieth-Century France organized by Queen Mary University of London/ University of London Institute in Paris
Paris March 10/11 2016
Paper „Bedeutet Essen Heimat? Kambodschanische Flüchtlinge in Paris in den 1970ern und 1980ern und die integrative Bedeutung von ‘exotischen Produkten‘“ at the conference Espaces urbains immigrés et fabrication des villes-mondes Paris et Berlin organized by Université Paris 13, and Université Paris-Nord