Marie studied History and Sociology at the Technische Universität Berlin and worked as a research and consulting specialist in urbanism and holds a Ph.D. in history from the Humboldt Universität Berlin. In her Ph.D. project, she investigated UNESCO’s development-aid for nation-building in Ethiopia during the 1960s and 1970s. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of History at the Humboldt Universität and a member of the DFG Priority Programme “Experience Expectations” and the Principal Investigator of a research project which aims to produce a corporate history of the West African multi-national airline „Air Afrique“. This project is the initial phase of a larger study that aims to connect the history of economic internationalism, development imaginaries and quantitative economic analysis in African states after 1960.
Panel 3: Methods and Sources
“Why a site-specific history of state-enterprises matters”
Panel 2: Infrastructure, Raw Materials and Beyond
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