Professor Anette Schlimm

Richard von Weizsacker Visiting Fellow

Anette Schlimm is a historian specialising in contemporary rural history, social engineering, and governance practices. Her current research project delves into the evolution of rural development concepts since the 1960s.

Dr Schlimm serves as a researcher at the University of Heidelberg and holds the position of Privatdozentin at LMU Munich. For the academic year 2023-2024, she is the Richard von Weizsaecker Fellow at the European Studies Centre. Her most recent book is on governmental practices in rural Europe between 1850 and 1945: „Regieren in Dörfern. Ländlichkeit, Staat und Selbstverwaltung, 1850-1945“, published by Böhlau Verlag, Cologne, in 2023.