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Reet Tamme, MA


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Lecturer and Researcher in British History and Society



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Reet Tamme is a lecturer and researcher in British History and Society. She studied Modern History, Art History and German Linguistics at the Humboldt University Berlin and is currently writing her PhD-Thesis on the social science discourse on race and ethnicity in Britain, 1950-1980. 

Before joining the Centre for British Studies in October 2015 she was a researcher at the Collaborative Research Centre “Representations of Changing Social Orders” and a member of the Unit for the History of Western Europe and Transatlantic Relations at the Humboldt University. Prior to that she was a researcher in the interdisciplinary project “Sport and Green Space in the Contemporary European City” in 2007, a cooperation between the Centre for British Studies and the University of Helsinki, Finland. In the same year she obtained her master’s degree in Modern History at the Humboldt University. 

Her research interests include migration, cultural transfer, sociology of knowledge and postcolonial studies. She also has a strong interest in sport history, history of globalisation and in working in an interdisciplinary context.

In addition, Reet is a member of the German Association for the Study of British History and Politics and the Network Migration in Europe.