Dr. Muriel González Athenas

Curriculum Vitae
  • Habilitation Project: European geographies at the end of the Early Modern Period. Techniques of construction.
  • 2018-2022 Postdoctoral Research Associate  (DFG)
  • 2015-2018 Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Chair of Early Modern History and Gender History
  • 2014 Post-Doc at the Department of History, Newer History, History of Europe and the European Colonialism (Prof. Dr. Ulrike Lindner), University of Cologne
  • 2010 to 2012 Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Post-Doc): “Securities in times of insecurity: asset returns and holdings during political, social and economic crises in Europe, 1900-1950“, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), direction: Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Voth
  • Since Winter 2008/09 Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the SIMRef (Interdisciplinary Seminar for Feminist Methods and Research), Universidad Barcelona and University Rovira i Vergili, Tarragona, Spain
  • Winter 2009/10 to Summer 2015 Sessional at the Department of Anglo-American History and Department of History, University of Cologne
  • 2010 Dissertation at the University of Kassel (Dr. phil.)
    (Supervisor: Prof. em. Dr. Heide Wunder), Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation scholarship
  • Study of Medicine, Middle and Modern History, Romance Studies Spanish and Regional Studies of Latin America at the University of Cologne
Major Publications

Presentations (Preview/Review)


E-Mail: Muriel.Gonzalez [at]

  • Younes Ait Harma (until December 2021)
  • Alexander Sklorz (contract for specific work)
  • Dirk Modler (until April 2021)
Main research
  • Early Modern History
  • Gender History
  • Historiography and Theory
  • Economic and Social History of the 20th century, Germany and Spain
  • History of Guilds and Crafts in Early Modern History
  • History of Feminism
Current Research

Student Projects