Natascha Shalutkevich, M.A.


Goethe-University Frankfurt
GRK Doing Transitions

IKB-building, 4th floor
Eschersheimer Landstraße 121
60322 Frankfurt am Main

postal address:
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 1
IKB-Gebäude, Postfach 3
60323 Frankfurt am Main


Research Interests

  • discourse analysis (SKAD)
  • (early) childhood education in former GDR and FRG during the Cold War
  • transition to school
  • soviet pedagogy, especially collective education developed by Anton Makarenko
  • comparative education with focus on “Eastern” and “Western” discourses
  • transitioning and transformations on post-socialistic spaces

Scientific Presentations in English

  • 21.04.22 AERA Annual Meeting “Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century”, San Diego, USA
    Making Children become Pupils in Comparative Perspectives: On Genealogies of Didactic Beliefs
    As part of the panel “Doing Transitions – on making and becoming across the life course”
  • 06.01.23 Workshop “Rethinking Social Collectivity in the Japanese Society from the Viewpoint of Modern Educational History”,
    Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
    Traces of Makarenko´s Education in GDR Pre-School Programmes
  • 11.05.23 International Conference “Doing Transitions. Relational perspectives on the life course”,
    Goethe Universität Frankfurt/Main, Germany
    Discursive Childhood Constructions in Pre-School Programmes
    As part of the panel “Institutional regimes in the life course”
  • 25.07.23 ISCHE 44 “Histories of Education and Reform: Traditions, Tensions and Transitions”, ONLINE
    Educator´s personality as a decisive power in children´s development: Makarenko´s influence in former GDR
    As part of the panel “Socialism, gender, and notions on ideal teacher in East Germany, Japan, and China”