Director of the Global and European Studies Institute
Leipzig University, Emil-Fuchs-Str. 1, 04105 Leipzig, GERMANY
2002 Habilitation, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Leipzig University, Germany
Title of post-doctoral thesis: World history writing in Germany 1890-1990.
1989 PhD in History, Leipzig University, Germany
Title of dissertation: The formation of the counter-revolution in France 1788-1792
1985 Graduate studies in History (Diploma), Leipzig University, Germany
Engel, U.; Hadler, F. & Middell, M. (2014). 1989 in a global perspective, Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag.
Middell, M. (2013). Self-Reflexive Area Studies, Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag.
Middell, M. & Lluis, R. (2013). Transnational Challenges to National History Writing, Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.
Middell, M. & Naumann, K. (2010). Global History and the Spatial Turn. From the Impact of Area Studies to the Study of Critical Junctures of Globalisation. Journal of Global History 5, 149 – 170.
Experience in externally funded projects
Cultural Encounters and Political Order in a Global Age; funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF; in the programme Strengthening the Area Studies); 2009-2016.
Transnationalization of Contemporary History in East Central Europe; funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF in the programme Research Centres in the Humanities); 2008-2019.