Logo: Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung

Dr. Monika Mattes

  Mattes Habilitand/-in

Post-doc researcher

Research Library for the History of Education - Research

Research Library for the History of Education

Warschauer Straße 34-38
10243 Berlin

+49 (0)30-293360-664



Curriculum Vitae

Professional Activities

Current Work and Research Priorities

  • Educational history in a comparison of two German states
  • Knowledge history of school
  • History of migration
  • Family and gender history

Selected Publications

  • Mattes, M. (2015): Das Projekt Ganztagsschule. Aufbrüche, Reformen und Krisen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1955-1982). Wien, Köln, Weimar: Böhlau. [The project comprehensive school. Break ins, reforms and crises in the Federal Republic of Germany (1955-1982).]
  • Mattes, M. (2012). Reformen und Krisen. Ganztagsschule und Frauenerwerbstätigkeit in der Bundesrepublik, In: Paulus, J. u.a. (Hrsg.): Zeitgeschichte als Geschlechtergeschichte. Neue Perspektiven auf die Bundesrepublik. Frankfurt/M., New York: Campus, S. 179-201.[ Reforms and crises. Comprehensive school and women’s labour in the Federal Republic of Germany.]
  • Mattes, M. (2011). Travail, immigration et genre: Les travailleuses immigrées en République fédérale d’Allemagne (1960-1973). In: Saint Saveur-Henn, A. (Hrsg.): Migrations, intégrations et identités multiples. Le cas de l’Allemagne au XXe siècle. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, S. 205-215.
  • Mattes, M. (2011). Zwischen Realisierung und Verhinderung: Ganztagsschulen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in den 1960er bis 1980er Jahren – Historische Fallstudien. Ein Projektbericht, In: Appel, S. & Rother, U. (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch Ganztagsschule 2011. Schwalbach: Wochenschau Verlag, S. 203-207. [Between implementation and impediment: comprehensive schools in the Federal Republic of Germany in the 1960s to 1980s – Historical case studies. A project report]
  • Mattes, M. (2011). The Time Policy of the East German Childcare and Education System. In: Hagemann, K. ; Jarausch, K. & Allemann-Ghionda, C. (Hrsg.): Time Policies: Child Care and Primary Education in Post-War Europe. New York, Oxford: Berghahn, S. 344-363.
  • Mattes, M. (2009). Ganztagserziehung in der DDR. „Tagesschule“ und Hort in den Politiken und Diskursen der 1950er bis 1970er Jahre. In: Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, Beih. 54, S. 230-246. (http://www.pedocs.de/volltexte/2012/6967) [All-day education and care in the German Democratic Republic. “Day school“ and “day-care centre“ in policies and discourse from the 1950s until 1970s]
  • Mattes, M. & Hagemann, K. (2008) Ganztagserziehung im deutsch-deutschen Vergleich. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 23, , S. 7-14. ( http://www.bpb.de/apuz/31178/ganztagserziehung-im-deutsch-deutschen-vergleich) [All-day education and care in a comparison of both German]ies
  • Mattes, M. (2005). „Gastarbeiterinnen“ in der Bundesrepublik. Anwerbepolitik, Migration und Geschlecht“. Frankfurt/M., New York: Campus.   [“Women guest workers“ in the Federal Republic of Germany. Recruitment policy, migration and gender.]
  • Mattes, M. & Erdem, E. (2003). Gendered Policies – Gendered Patterns: Female Labour Migration from Turkey to Germany from the 1960s to the 1990s. In: Ohliger, R. ; Schönwälder, K. & Triada­filopoulos, Ph. (ed.): European Encounters. Migrants, Migration and European Societies since 1945. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 167-185.

Selected Talks/Presentations

  • Equality, Happiness and Achievement: Ideas for a Cultural History of Comprehensive Schools in the Federal Republic of Germany  (Based on the example of Hessen), ISCHE 37, Istanbul, June 26th, 2015.
  • Love, Money, Marriage – The Change of Marital Money and Consumption Practices in West-Germany from the 1960s to the 1980s, presentation held at the section “Emotions as a new Approach to the Business History of 20th - Century Mass Consumer Societies”, 14th Annual Conference of the European Business History Association, Glasgow, 26th .–28th August, 2010.
  • “Zwischen Realisierung und Verhinderung - Ganztagsschulen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in den 1960er bis 1980er Jahren - Historische Fallstudien“, [“Between implementation and impediment – all-day schools in the Federal Republic of Germany in the 1960s to 1980s – historical case studies], poster presentation at the 7th conference of the research network for all-day schools, 2nd  and 3rd July, 2009, Institute for School Development Research (IFS), Dortmund University.
  • „Gender and Migration in the West-German Postwar-Society: The Example of Female 'Guest Workers'”1955-1973, conference “Gender and the Long Postwar: Reconsiderations of the United States and the Two Germanys, 1945-1989, 29th –31st May, 2008 at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC.
  • “Konkurrenzen – Differenzen. Ganztagsschule als deutsch-deutsches Reformprojekt während der langen 1960er Jahre“. [“Competition – Difference. All-day schools as a German-German reform project throughout the long-lasting 1960s“.]Presentation given at the Germany researcher conference on a separated Germany in 20th Century Europe, 8th –10th November 2007 in Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
  • „The East German All-Day Education. The Time Politics of the East German Education System in the 1960s/70s”. Talk given at the  international and interdisciplinary conference “The German Half-Day Model: A European Sonderweg? The 'Time Politics' of Child care, Pre School and Elementary School Education in Post-War Europe”, March 2nd,2007, Cologne University.
last modified Oct 21, 2016
Knowledge for Education

Profile and Overview 2013/2014

This brief overview presents the most important milestones of work conducted at DIPF in the past two years

Cover Profile and Overview 2013-2014

e-book (epub, mobi)

DIPF-Flyer "Knowledge for Education"