Dr. David Gilgen

Bielefeld University



Course(s) taught in the MA program SES:

European Modes of Production and Consumption


Current research interest:
Global and Trans­Local Economic History, History of Business Ethics, Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Innovation Cultures, Institutional, Change and Property Rights, Market Fields, Competition and the Making of Market and Consumer Societies, History of European Integration after 1945. Germany, France, Italy, and the Periph­ery, Modern History of Japanese and South-Korean society and economy.


Selected publications:

  • Wirtschaftskulturen ­ Kulturen der Wirtschaft; (Economic Cultures ­ Cultures of Economies). (Ed.), Göttingen 2012;
  • Change of Markets and Markets Societies: Concepts and Case Studies. Historical Social Research Special Issue together with Klaus Nathaus, Cologne 2011;
  • Deutschland als Modell? Rheinischer Kapitalismus und Globalisierung seit dem 19. Jahrhundert. (Germany as a Model? Rhenian Capitalism and Globalisation since 19th century.) (eds.). Bonn 2010