History and politics of youth; oral history; Mozambique; 20th century intellectual history
Johanna M Wetzel is a DPhil candidate at the Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
Her research interests include African history, the social and political history of youth, 20th century state-socialist ideology, and oral history methodologies. She is currently conducting fieldwork for her dissertation and teaches at the University of Potsdam.
Johanna holds an MPhil in Development Studies (University of Oxford) and a BA in International Relations (University of Groningen, NL).
Johanna taught and co-coordinated the Global History Dialogues Project, at Princeton University’s Global History Lab 2020-2022. She also tutored on various graduate and undergraduate courses in Global History at the University of Potsdam, Germany 2020-2022 (i.e. Contract Labour in the German Democratic Republic, Processes of Refuge Seeking in Africa in the 20th Century, and the History of the OAU).
In 2022-23, Johanna worked as Teaching Assistant for the MPhil in Development Studies on the History & Politics foundation course
Journal articles and special issues( ) Shifting the Means of (Knowledge) Production: Teaching Applied Oral History Methods in a Global Classroom . Shifting the Means of (Knowledge) Production: Teaching Applied Oral History Methods in a Global Classroom World History Connected 19 (3)( ) Liebe in Zeiten der Vertragsarbeit. Rassismus, Wissen und binationale Beziehungen in der DDR und Ostdeutschland . Liebe in Zeiten der Vertragsarbeit. Rassismus, Wissen und binationale Beziehungen in der DDR und Ostdeutschland PERIPHERIE – Politik • Ökonomie • Kultur 165+166 31-55