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Prof. Dr. Sabine Reh

  Reh Direktorin


Research Library for the History of Education

Warschauer Straße 34-38
10243 Berlin

+49 (0)30-293360-661



Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Research on educational history, particularly cultural and social history of pedagogical institutions, professions and discourses
  • Institutions and knowledge practices in the pedagogical field after 1945
  • History of (subject) instruction
  • Ethnography of pedagogical practices and orders
  • Theory and methodology of historical and reconstructive-hermeneutical educational research, eHumanities

Positions and Board Memberships

  • Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Georg Eckert Institute – Leibniz Institute of International Textbook Research (GEI) (since 2017, deputy chairperson 2015-2017)
  • Member of the Interdisciplinary Working Group „Archiv sozial- und wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Erhebungen und amtlicher Statistiken Deutschlands nach 1945“, promoted by the Werner-Reimers-Foundation (since 2017)
  • Co-editor of  the "Jahrbuch für Historische Bildungsforschung (JHB)" (since 2016)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the journal “Zeitschrift für interpretative Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung“ (since 2016)
  • Member of the Advsory Board of the Center for Information and Research on German Education and Science Policy at the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) (since 2015)
  • Member of the External Avisory Board of the "Centrum für Lehrerbildung und Bildungsforschung (CeLeB)" (Centre for Teacher Training and Educational Research) at the University of Hildesheim (since 2015)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the "Jahrbuch Ganztagsschule" (since 2015)
  • Co-editor of the serial "Quellen und Dokumente zur Geschichte der Erziehung" (since 2013)
  • Co-editor of the serial "Bildungsgeschichte. Forschung – Akzente – Perspektiven" (since 2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the "Deutschen Comenius Gesellschaft" (since 2013)
  • Member of the "Fachausschusses Geistes-, Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften am Akkreditierungs-, Certifizierungs- und Qualitäts-Institut" (Specialists Committee for Humanities, Language and Cultural Studies of the Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute, ACQUIN) (since 2012)
  • Member of the Chamber for Education, Children and Youth of the EKD (Protestant Church of Germany) (since 2012)
  • Co-editor of the journal “Zeitschrift für Pädagogik“ (since 2012)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Berlin-Brandenburg Institute for School Quality Improvement (ISQ) (2012–2014)
  • Member of the Executive Board of the DGfE – German Educational Research Association, 2010–2016 (vice chair 2012–2013, chair 2013– 2014)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the journal  "Die Deutsche Schule(DDS)“ (since 2009)
  • Member of the Advisory Board f the serial "Pädagogische Fallanthologie" (since 2007)
  • Co-editor of the journal “Zeitschrift für interpretative Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung“ (2007– 2016)
  • Jury member of the Landeslehrpreis (i.e state teaching award), Pedagogical Universities (Pädagogische Hochschulen) in Baden-Wuerttemberg (since 2007–2012)
  • Member of the Jury for the DGfE Junior Researchers Prize (2006– 2008)
  • Member of several committees appointing professorships at the Humboldt-University Berlin, the Technical University Berlin and other universities (e.g. University of Potsdam, University of Lüneburg, Pedagogical University Freiburg, University of Göttingen)


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