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About Me – Academic Positions, Education & Special Skills

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please also refer to my bilingual Qualification Profile | Qualifikationsprofil

Academic Positions

Visiting Fellow
Independent Researcher
Visiting Lecturer
Advisory Positions

Oct 2022 – Dec 2022
Fellow at the Trierer Kolleg für Mittelalter und Frühe Neuzeit (TriKo), Universität Trier

Oct 2018 – Sep 2021
Research Fellow at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
with my DFG-funded project:
Exception or Exemption? The Broome Pearling Industry and the White Australia Policy‹

May 2017 – Oct 2017
Visiting Fellow in the research group
The Transcultural Heritage of Northwest Australia: Dynamics and Resistances‹, Forschungsbereich Transcultural Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
drafting the project ›Exception or Exemption‹

since March 2014
Independent Researcher
working on the history of Australian racisms
– see Sugar, Pearls, Human Remains, and Amalie Dietrich

2014 – 2017
Visiting Lecturer at the Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg
Courses include:

  Sozialphotographie als Gesellschaftsanalyse
  (Social Documentary Photography as Social Analysis)

  Stereotyping Down Under
  Class, Gender, Nation & Race in Colonial
  and Postcolonial Australia
  (multiple times)

  The Woman and the Ape
  Intersectionality of Gender and Race
  in the Discourse of Simianization

Advisory & Technical Positions
Lead Managing Editor
  of the ASJ | ZfA (Australian Studies Journal), since 2021
Member of the Academic Advisory Board
  of the Specialised Information Service Anglo-American
  Culture (FID AAC), since 2021
Member of the Executive Board (Public Relations)
  of the GASt (Gesellschaft für Australienstudien |
  German Association for Australian Studies), since 2021
Social Media Manager
  at the CAS (Centre for Australian Studies), since 2020
Digital Manager
  for the GASt (Association for Australian Studies), since 2019
Technical Editor (Design & Typesetting)
  for the ZfA | ASJ (Australian Studies Journal), since 2017
  for the Archiv für Sozialgeschichte, ZfA | ASJ,
  Manchester University Press, since 2012
Digital Manager &
Member of the Executive Board (Finance)

  for the GdFF (Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer des
  Fachbereichs Sozialökonomie (vormals HWP), 2014-2019

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Academic Education

Dr. rer. pol.
M. A. Cultural & Social History
B. A. Sociology

2010 – 2013
Doctor rerum politicarum
Universität Hamburg, Hamburg

[Viva: 27 March 2014 – summa cum laude]
Thesis: Consuming Whiteness. Australian Racism and the ›White Sugar‹ Campaign
– awarded the Dissertation Prize 2016 by the Association for Australian Studies

2008 – 2009
Master of Arts in Cultural and Social History
University of Essex, Colchester

– as valedictorian

2005 – 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
(HWP, Hamburg &) Macquarie University, Sydney

– awarded the RW Connell Prize for Sociology 2008

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Special Skills

Image Editing
Professional Presentations

   German → English
   English → German
   French → German

   From text creation and manuscripts
   to proof-reading and copy-editing
   to pre-press and publication
InDesign and Scribus

Image Editing & Restauration
   Processing for print
   Line Drawing, Greyscale, and Colour
Photoshop & Illustrator
DarkTable & InkScape

Professional Presentation
   AV-supported talks
   Animated presentations
   Picture shows

   Programming for academic purposes

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