Nico Putz, studentischer Mitarbeiter bei MIDA

Nico Putz

Research Fel­low


Kirch­weg 33
14129 Berlin


- project coor­di­na­tor for the Berlin site

- coor­di­na­tion of archival research

- assis­tance in edit­ing and pub­lish­ing process­es of Archival Reflex­i­con and The­mat­ic Resources

- con­tent man­age­ment MIDA web presence

- knowl­edge transfer


2022 - Mas­ter of Arts Mod­ern South and South­east Asian Stud­ies, Hum­boldt Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin

MA the­sis: The glob­al six­ties in India – Reflec­tions on net­works and per­cep­tion of the Nax­alite movement.

2019 - Bach­e­lor of Arts Area Stud­ies Asia/Africa, Hum­boldt Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin

Focus: South Asia

BA the­sis: Reg­u­la­tion, ter­ri­to­r­i­al flex­i­bil­i­ty and inter­est based claims: Infor­mal street vend­ing in Kolkata.

Awards and Scholarships

2021 - grant for MA the­sis from Berlin­er Wis­senschaftlichen Gemein­schaft e.V. and Erhard Höpfn­er Stiftung

2016 - PROMOS schol­ar­ship of the DAAD

Study and Research Trips

2019 - assis­tant to Dr. Melit­ta Walig­o­ra dur­ing a research trip to Kolkata

2016–17 - year abroad, Jadavpur Uni­ver­si­ty, Kolkata, India

BA/MA His­to­ry, MA Film Stud­ies, MA Eng­lish Literature

Professional Development

2019–21 - Stu­dent Assis­tant / DFG fund­ed long term project „Das Mod­erne Indi­en in deutschen Archiv­en“, Berlin

2018–20 - Stu­dent Assis­tant / Leib­niz-Zen­trum Mod­ern­er Ori­ent, Berlin

Research Units: Tra­jec­to­ries of Life and Knowledge

Rep­re­sen­ta­tions of the Past as Mobi­liz­ing Force

2018 - Stu­dent Assis­tant / IGK „Arbeit und Lebenslauf in glob­algeschichtlich­er Per­spek­tive [re:work], Berlin

Project: Ser­vants‘ Past (edit­ed volume)

2017 - Stu­dent Assis­tant / Uni­ver­sität Erfurt

Project: ICAS:MP Inau­gur­al Con­fer­ence: Chang­ing Con­tours of the Political


2020. Mar­tin Christof-Füch­sle, Nico Putz. “India-relat­ed pri­vate col­lec­tions in Ger­man Archives.” MIDA The­mat­ic ResourceLink

2019. Nico Putz. “India-relat­ed sources in the Lautarchiv of the Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität zu Berlin.” MIDA The­mat­ic ResourceLink

2019. Anan­di­ta Baj­pai, Johannes Hey­mann, Nico Putz. “Sources in the Joachim-Hei­drich-papers at the Leib­niz-Zen­trum Mod­ern­er Ori­ent, Berlin.” MIDA The­mat­ic ResourceLink