WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Dieter Gosewinkel, trained as a lawyer and historian, is a senior research fellow and former director of the research center “Global Constitutionalism” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of History at the Freie Universität Berlin. His work focuses on the history of citizenship in Europe, comparative constitutional and legal history, intellectual and political history of Europe, civil society and civility. In recent years, Gosewinkel was a Faculty Fellow of the University of Cologne (Department of History), St Antony’s College at Oxford University, Sciences Po Paris, and the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Study (EUI), and Visiting Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales Paris, University Paris X, University of Paris II-Assas. He also was a Research Fellow at the Max-Weber-Kolleg in Erfurt, Institut d’Études Avancées Paris, Käte Hamburger Kolleg Recht als Kultur in Bonn. Gosewinkel was Stifterverband Fellow at St Antony’s College Oxford, Jean-Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Study, EUI (declined), holder of the Alfred-Grosser Guest Chair at Sciences Po Paris, and a recipient of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Volkswagen Foundation, the Thyssen Foundation, and the German-Israeli Foundation.