Sünne Juterczenka

Tandem Fellow in Global and Trans-Regional History
German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone +1.202.387.3355

Biographical Summary

Sünne Juterczenka is Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern Cultural History at Göttingen University. She earned her PhD in 2006 and conducted research for her first book on Quaker missions at the Max Planck Institute for History in Göttingen. She has taught at Universities in Rostock, Gießen and Berlin, and has held fellowships at the German Historical Institute in London and the Institut Historique Allemand in Paris. Since 2011, she has worked in the editorial team of Saeculum. Jahrbuch für Universalgeschichte. She is currently finishing her second book project (Habilitationsschrift) on the media coverage of eighteenth-century circumnavigation. As a Bi-National Tandem Scholar in Global and Trans-Regional History with Professor Jenna Gibbs, her work at GHI is in the Research Area ‘Religion and Ethnicityʼ, where she is preparing a series of case studies on missions and philanthropy.

Main Areas of Interest

  • Religious Dissent and Radicalism
  • Missions
  • Travel and Travel Writing
  • Cultural Contacts
  • Media History
  • Maritime History
  • History of Knowledge