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Sara Müller

Sara Müller studied political science and history at the Georg-August-University Göttingen. She has been working as a research assistant at the Department of Modern History at the University of Göttingen since October 2018. Her PhD-Project is part of the joint research project “Provenance Research on Non-European Collections and Ethnology in Lower Saxony” (PAESE). In this context, she works closely with the Ethnographic Collection of the University of Göttingen. Within her doctoral research, she focuses on the reconstruction of trade routes and networks between Germany and its former colony German-New Guinea, todays Papua New Guinea.

Sara Müller is an associated member of the Volkswagen-Research-College “Wissen Ausstellen” located at the University of Göttingen.

Her research focusses on German colonial history, history of ethnographic collections and museums and (post-)colonial provenance research.


The project Trade Routes and Networks" came to an end in November 2021. Please direct project-related enquiries to the head of the sub-project Rebekka Habermas.


Researcher: Sara Müller (Georg-August-University Göttingen)

Subproject: Trade Routes and Networks

Head of the Project and Academic Adviser: Prof. Dr. Rebekka Habermas (Georg-August-University Göttingen)