curriculum vitae

Dr. Michael Wobring

  • 7/2016 – 8/2016: guest lecturer at East China Normal University (ECNU) 华东师范大学, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  • since 2015: academic advisor at the chair of history didactics, University of Augsburg
  • winter semester 2012/13 and summer semester 2013: substitute chairholder of modern and contemporary history as well as history didactics at University of Erfurt  
  • 2008 - 2015: research associate at the chair of history didactics, University of Augsburg
  • 2001 - 2013: lecturer at the University of Bamberg
  • 1999 - 2004: research associate at the chair of economic and social history, University of Göttingen
    2004: doctorate under Prof. em. Dr. Karl Heinrich Kaufhold and Prof. Dr. Hartmut Berghoff, supported by: Volkswagen Foundation of Hannover and Klaus Tschira Foundation gGmbH of Heidelberg
  • 1993 - 1998: study in medieval and modern history, economic and social history, as well as German philology at Philipps-Universität of Marburg and Georg-August-Universität of Göttingen
    examination by Prof. em. Dr. Dr. hc. mult. Rudolf von Thadden
  • 1989 – 1992: job training in graphical industry, Bielefeld


  • Research interests:
    didactics of history
    history of technology
    history of globalisation (history of telecommunication and traffic)
    history of photography and print media
    historical cartography
    usage of IT in the humanities