Hans-Werner Niemann

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Hans-Werner Niemann (born July 19, 1950 in Veltheim , today Porta Westfalica ) is a German economic and social historian .


Niemann studied history and English at the University of Hanover . In 1974 he became a research assistant to Wilhelm Treue (until 1981) and received his doctorate there in 1975 . In 1978 he obtained his habilitation in modern and recent history, including economic and social history. From 1981 to 1987, Niemann was a temporary professor in Hanover.

From 1989 to 1990, Niemann completed a legal clerkship for a grammar school teacher and then worked as a grammar school teacher until 2001.

In 1991, Niemann took the chair for the latest history from Klaus J. Bade at the University of Osnabrück . In 2001 he was appointed professor of economic and social history there.

Niemann is deputy chairman of the working group for economic and social history in the historical commission for Lower Saxony and a member of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrück. From 2006 to 2008 he was director of the history seminar at the University of Osnabrück.

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