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Transatlantic Studies

A Student Research Blog


This site offers the opportunity for students form the BA and MA programs at the Amerika-Institut of Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich to publish their work and research on transatlantic relations.


Transatlantic Post War Moment

Culturally and historically the Post-War Moment was pivotal for transatlantic relations. An MA research seminar looked at this phenomenon a little closer. You can read more about the idea behind the seminar in the introduction. The individual posts are grouped along five themes:

Marshall Plan Films

The Marshall Plan is often regarded as a particularly successful aid program that also helped create a strong Transatlantic bond . As part of Independent Study Projects, four BA students analyzed select films produced to sell the Marshall Plan to European audiences. They discuss four major topics: