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Prof. Dr. Ulrike Lindner

 

Historical Institute
Modern History
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Cologne

Member of the Global South Studies Center (GSSC)

http://gssc.uni-koeln.de/

 

 

 

Biographical Information

  • March to April 2019 Guest Professor at Sciences Po, Paris
  • 2016 Fellow at the Morphomata International Center for Advanced Studies, Cologne
  • Since 2013 Professor of Modern History at the University of Cologne
  • 2012 Guest Professor at the University of Mannheim (chair of Prof. J. Paulmann)
  • 2010 Habilitation at the University BW Munich
  • 2009 to 2013 Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of History, University of Bielefeld
  • 2008 Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship at the European University Institute Florence
  • 2007 Research in London, Research Scholarship by the German Historical Institute London
  • 2007 Research in South Africa and Namibia, Grant by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 2005 to 2006 Feodor Lynen Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Cambridge, UK; Research Fellow of the Faculty of History, Cambridge University
  • 2001 to 2009 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at the Historical Institute, University BW Munich
  • 2001 Prize of the German Historical Institute, London, for PhD dissertation
  • 2001 PhD in Modern History (summa cum laude), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
  • 1998 PhD research scholarship by the German Historical Institute, London
  • 1996 PhD scholarship by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • 1995 MA in Modern History, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, studies in Modern European History, Medieval History, and German Literature at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich and at St. John’s College, University of Oxford, UK

Research Areas

  • European colonialism in Africa
  • History of social policy in late colonial Africa
  • Knowledge exchange between colonial empires
  • Indentured labour in imperial Africa
  • History of social policy in Europe in the 20th century
  • Entangled History, comparative history, global history
  • Medical History, gender history

Publications

Books

  • Koloniale Begegnungen: Großbritannien und Deutschland als Imperialmächte in Afrika 1880-1914, [Colonial Encounters: Great Britain and Germany in Africa 1880-1914], Frankfurt a. M./New York (Campus) 2011.
  • Gesundheitspolitik in der Nachkriegszeit. Großbritannien und die Bundesrepublik Deutschland im Vergleich [Health Policy after WWII in Great Britain and West Germany], Munich (Oldenbourg) 2004.

Edited Volumes

  • (edited with Dörte Lerp), New Perspectives on the History of Gender and Empire. Comparative and Global Approaches, London (Bloomsbury Academics) 2018.
  • (edited with Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf et al.), Bonded Labour. Global and Comparative Perspectives (18th-21st Century),  Bielefeld (Transcript), 2016.
  • (edited with Angelika Epple, Olaf Kaltmeier), Entangled Histories. Reflecting on Concepts of Coloniality and Postcoloniality, Special Issue, Comparativ 21, 2011.
  • (edited with Maren Möhring, Mark Stein, Silke Stroh), Hybrid Cultures, Nervous States. Germany and Great Britain in a (post)colonial world, Amsterdam, New York (Rodopi), 2010.
  • (edited with Merith Niehuss), Ärztinnen – Patientinnen. Frauen im britischen und deutschen Gesundheitswesen des 20. Jahrhunderts [Women doctors and women patients in the British and German Health System of the 20th Century], Cologne (Böhlau) 2002.
  • (edited with Merith Niehuss), Deutsche Geschichte in Quellen und Darstellung, vol. 10: Besatzungszeit, Bundesrepublik und DDR 1945-1969 [German History in Sources and Literature: The Occupation Period, the Federal Republic of Germany and the GDR, 1945-1969], Stuttgart (Reclam) 1998.

Published Articles

  • Transnational Perspectives on 19th Century Germany, in: John Breuilly (Hg.): Ninteenth Century Germany, London (Bloomsbury Academics) 2019, pp. 303-325.
  • with Dörte Lerp, Introduction: Gendered imperial formations, in: Ulrike Lindner/Dörte Lerp (Hg.): New Perspectives on the History of Gender and Empire. Comparative and Global Approaches, London (Bloomsbury Academics) 2018, pp.1-27.
  • Transimperiale Orientierung und Wissenstransfers: Deutscher Kolonialismus im internationalen Kontext, in: Deutsches Historisches Museum (ed.), Deutscher Kolonialismus. Fragmente seiner Geschichte und Gegenwart, Berlin 2016, pp. 16-32.
  • Transcending Gender Roles, Crossing Racial and Political Boundaries: Agnes Hill in German South West Africa, in: Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 44 (2016), pp. 777-797.
  • with Oliver Tappe, Introduction, in: Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf et al. (ed.), Bonded Labour. Global and Comparative Perspectives (18th-21st Century), Transcript (Bielefeld), 2016, pp. 9-34.
  • Indentured Labour in Sub-Saharan Africa (1880-1930): Circulation of Concepts between Imperial Powers, in: Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf et al. (ed.),  Bonded Labour. Global and Comparative Perspectives (18th-21st Century), Transcript (Bielefeld), 2016, pp. 59-82.
  • Kriegserfahrungen im Empire: Von den Kolonialkrieg zum Ersten Weltkrieg, in: Silke Fehlmann/ Nils Löffelbein (eds.), Europa 1914 . Wege ins Unbekannte, Schöningh (Paderborn), 2016, pp. 81-101. 
  • New forms of knowledge exchange between imperial powers: The development of the Institut Colonial International (ICI) since the end of the 19th century, in: Volker Barth/Roland Czetowski (eds.), Encounters of Empires. Interimperial Transfers and Imperial Manifestations, 1870-1950, London (Bloomsbury), 2015, pp. 57 - 78.
  • Der Umgang mit neuen Epidemien nach 1945 - nationale und regionale Unterschiede in Europa [Dealing with new Epidemics after 1945 – National and Regional Differences in Europe], in: Malte Thiessen (ed.), Infiziertes Europa. Seuchen im langen 20. Jahrhundert, München (Oldenbourg) 2014, pp. 115-136.
  • The Transfer of European Social Policy Concepts to Tropical Africa, 1900-50: The Example of Maternal and Child Welfare, in: Journal of Global History, Issue 9 (2014), pp. 208-231.
  • Imperialismus am Vorabend des Ersten Weltkrieges. Zwischen nationalen Rivalitäten und globalen Kooperationen [Imperialism on the Eve of the First World War. Between National Rivalry and global Cooperation], in: Thomas Schleper (ed.), Aggression und Avantgarde. Der Vorabend des Ersten Weltkriegs, Essen 2014, pp. 88-94.
  • Das Britische Empire [The British Empire], in: Passepartout (ed.), Weltnetzwerke - Weltspiele. Jules Vernes "In 80 Tagen um die Welt", Konstanz 2013, pp. 31-34.
  • Reform Club, in: Passepartout (ed.), Weltnetzwerke - Weltspiele. Jules Vernes "In 80 Tagen um die Welt", Konstanz 2013, pp. 190-193.
  • (with Angelika Epple), Introduction, in: Comparativ 21, Special Issue: Entangled Histories. Reflecting on Concepts of Coloniality and Postcolonialiaty (2011), pp. 7-13.
  • (with Olaf Kaltmeier/Binu Mailparambil), Reflecting on Concepts of Colonialty and Postcoloniality in Africa, South Asia and Latin America, in: Comparativ 21, Special Issue: Entangled Histories. Reflecting on Concepts of Coloniality and Postcoloniality (2011), pp. 14-31.
  • Neuere Kolonialgeschichte und postcolonial studies New Colonial History and postcolonial studies], Version: 1.0, in: Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte, 15. 4.2011. (http://docupedia.de/zg/Neuere_Kolonialgeschichte_und_Postcolonial_Studies).
  • German colonialism and the British neighbour in Africa before 1914: self-definitions, lines of demarcation and co-operation, in: Volker Langbehn/Mohamad Salamaa (eds.), Colonial (Dis-) continuities: Race, Holocaust and Postwar Germany, New York (Columbia University Press), 2011, pp. 254-272.
  • Encounters over the Border. The Shaping of Colonial Identities in British and German colonies in Southern Africa, in: Ulrike Lindner et al. (ed), Hybrid Cultures - Nervous States. Germany and Britain in a (Post)colonial World, Amsterdam/New York (Rodopi), 2010, pp. 3-22.
  • Sicherheits- und Präventionskonzepte im Umbruch: von der Gruppenvorsorge zur individualisierten medizinischen Risikoprävention für Schwangere [Concepts of Security and Prevention in Transition. From group based care to individual medical risk prevention for pregenant women], in: Martin Lengwiler/Jeannette Madarasz (eds.), Das präventive Selbst. Eine Kulturgeschichte moderner Gesundheitspolitik, Bielefeld (Transcript) 2010, pp. 229-250.
  • Imperialism and globalization: Entanglements and interactions between the British and German colonial empires in Africa before the First World War, in: Bulletin of the German Historical Institute London XXXII (2010), pp. 4-28.
  • Transnational movements between colonial empires: Migrant workers from the British Cape Colony in the German diamond town Lüderitzbucht, in: European Review of History 16 (2009), Special Issue: Transnational Spaces in History, pp. 679-696. (peer-reviewed) Reprinted as: EUI working-paper RSCAS 2009/40.
  • Colonialism as a European project in Africa before 1914? British and German concepts of colonial rule in sub-Saharan Africa”, in: Comparativ 19 (2009), pp. 88-106.
  • Contested concepts of “white” and “native”. Mixed marriages in German South-West Africa and the Cape Colony, Basler Afrika Bibliographien Working Paper 2008/06, http://www.baslerafrika.ch/d/bab_working_papers.php Reprinted as: Contested concepts of “white”/“native” and mixed marriages in German South-West Africa and the Cape Colony 1900-1914: A histoire croisée, in: Journal of Namibian Studies 6 (2009) pp. 57-79. (peer-reveiwed)
  • Plätze an der Sonne? Die Geschichtsschreibung auf dem Weg in die deutschen Kolonien [Places in the Sun? German Historiography Approaching the Colonies], in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 48 (2008), pp. 487-510.
  • Das Münchner Kolonialviertel [Munich colonial street names ], in: Ulrich van der Heyden/Joachim Zeller (eds.), Kolonialismus hierzulande. Eine Spurensuche in Deutschland, Erfurt (Sutton) 2008, pp. 295-301.
  • Die Krise des Sozialstaats in den Gesundheitssystemen. Gesundheitliche Sicherung in Deutschland, Großbritannien und Schweden nach 1970 [Crisis of the social state in the area of health care. Germany, Great Britain and Sweden after 1970], in: Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 47 (2007), pp. 297-324.
  • (with Stuart Blume), Vaccine Innovation and Adoption: Polio Vaccines in the UK, the Netherlands and West Germany, 1955-1965, in: Medical History 50 (2006), pp. 425-446. (peer-reviewed)
  • Chronische Gesundheitsprobleme. Die Geschichte des Gesundheitswesens vom Kaiserreich bis in die Bundesrepublik [Chronic Health Problems. The History of Health Care from the German Empire to the Federal Republic], in: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte B33-34/2003, pp. 21-28.
  • Rationalisierungsdiskurse und Aushandlungsprozesse. Der moderne Haushalt und die traditionelle Hausfrauenrolle in den 1960er Jahren [The Modern Household and the Traditional Role of the Housewife in the 1960s], in: Matthias Frese/Julia Paulus/Karl-Heinz Teppe (eds.), Die 1960er Jahre als Wendezeit der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Demokratisierung und gesellschaftlicher Aufbruch, Paderborn (Schöningh) 2003, pp. 59-82.
  • Gesundheitsvorsorge für Schwangere und Säuglinge 1949-1965. Pläne, Maßnahmen, Defizite [Health Care for Pregnant Women and Infants, 1949-1965], in: Jörg Vögele/Wolfgang Woelk (eds.), Geschichte der Gesundheitspolitik in Deutschland. Von der Weimarer Republik bis in die Frühgeschichte der “doppelten Staatsgründung”, Berlin (Duncker & Humblot) 2002, pp. 347-378.
  • (with Lutz Sauerteig), Gefährliche Körper. Geschlechtskrankheiten, Moral und Aufklärung um 1900 [Dangerous Bodies. Venereal Disease, Moral and Public Health Campaigns around 1900], in: Ebenbilder. Kopien von Körpern. Modelle des Menschen, Ostfildern-Ruit (Hatje Cantz) 2002, pp. 163-170.
  • ”Wir unterhalten uns ständig über den Milchpfennig, aber auf die Gesundheit wird sehr wenig geachtet.” Gesundheitspolitik und medizinische Versorgung 1945 bis 1972 [Health Policy and Medical Care in Bavaria, 1945-1972], in: Thomas Schlemmer/Hans Woller (eds.), Bayern im Bund, vol. 1: Die Erschließung des Landes, Munich (Oldenbourg) 2001, pp. 205-272.

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