Prof. Dr. Kurt Möser

Prof. Dr. Kurt Möser

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    Neuer Zirkel 3

    76131 Karlsruhe

  • Cultural history of technology
  • Contextualized history of mobility
  • Military history in the industrial age
  • From 1974, studied history (with a focus on the history of technology) and modern German literature at the University of Constance;
  • 1979 M.A.
  • 1982 doctorate
  • 1982-1984 Teaching at the Institute for German Language and Literature at the University of Erlangen
  • 1984-1986 DAAD lectureship at Christ Church, Oriel, Jesus, Somerville and Lady Margret Hall Colleges of Oxford University
  • 1987 Scientific volunteer at the Landesmuseum für Technik und Arbeit in Mannheim, Germany
  • since 1989 Conservator at the State Museum of Technology and Labor, responsible for the areas of road, air and water transport, culture and technology
  • 1991-1993 leave of absence; DAAD lectureship at the Centre of German Studies of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India
  • 1997-2001 part-time lecturer at the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences
  • 2004 part-time lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 2006-2008 seconded to the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
  • 2008 Habilitation in the history of technology with a thesis on "Driving and Flying in Peace and War - Cultures of Individual Mobility Machines 1880 - 1930" at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
  • since 2011 adjunct professor at the Institute for History of the KIT