Marcel Berlinghoff studied History and Political Science at the Universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim and Barcelona (UAB). His Master’s thesis about the socio-political repercussions of migration to Germany around German Reunification was awarded with the Hans-Jäckh-Prize. He is currently writing his PhD-thesis on Europeanization of migration policy in the late 1960s and early 1970s for which he held scholarships of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, the German Historical Institute in Paris and the Centre for Comparative European Studies, Cologne. His research interests are Global Migration, Collective Identities and Transnational History. Latest article: Der deutsche Anwerbestopp in seinem europäischen Kontext, in: Dahlmann; Schulte Beerbühl (Eds.): Perspektiven in der Fremde? Arbeitsmarkt und Migration von der Frühen Neuzeit bis in die Gegenwart. Essen 2011, S. 407-428.