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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Stefan Rinke

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Freie Universität Berlin

ZI Lateinamerika-Institut

Professor

History of Latin America

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Stefan Rinke is professor at the Department of History at the Institute for Latin American Studies and the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute at Freie Universität Berlin. Before coming to Berlin in 2005 he taught at Katholische Universität Eichstätt and at Tufts University. He was awarded the Premio Alzate by the Mexican Academy of Sciences, an honorary doctorate by the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, as well as the Einstein Research Fellowship. He was speaker of the Collaborative Research Center "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood" (2009-2018) and has been speaker of the German-Mexican Graduate School "Between Spaces" since 2019. Rinke has published numerous monographs, collected volumes, and articles. His latest book "Conquistadoren und Azteken" was published by C.H. Beck in 2019.

Academic Education • Academic PositionsFellowships and PrizesUniversity AdministrationAdvisory Councils and MembershipsPeer Reviewing

Academic Education

  • Postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation, Dr. habil.) in recent and modern history with particular focus on Latin American History (Katholische Universität Eichstätt), 2003
  • Dr. phil. (Katholische Universität Eichstätt), 1995
  • Diplom-Historiker Univ. (Universität Bamberg), 1990
  • Master of Arts (Bowling Green State University), 1989

Academic Positions

  • Full Professor (W3) for Latin American History at Freie Universität Berlin since 2009
  • Associate Professor (W2) for Latin American History at Freie Universität Berlin since 2005
  • Assistant Professor (C1 and C2) for Latin American History at Katholische Universität Eichstätt, 1999-2005
  • Visiting Assistant Professor for the Comparative History of the Americas and Europe, Tufts University, 1998-1999
  • Post-doctoral Student at the chair for Latin American History at Katholische Universität Eichstätt, 1996-2003
  • Doctoral Student at the chair for Latin American History at Katholische Universität Eichstätt, 1990-1995

Fellowships, Awards and Prizes

  • Corresponding member of the Academia Mexicana de la Historia since 2020
  • Corresponding member of the Ecuadorian Academia Nacional de Historia since 2020
  • Dahlem Research School Award for Excellent Supervision, 2019
  • Honoris Causa doctorate from the Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Buenos Aires, 2018
  • Premio Anual de Investigación José Antonio Alzate, 2017
  • Einstein Research Fellowship, 2013-2015
  • Habilitationspreis of the Eichstätter Universitätsgesellschaft, 2003
  • DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1995-1998
  • Doctoral Fellowship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 1991-1994

University Administration

 Advisory Councils and Memberships

Peer Reviewing

  • Germany
    • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
    • Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung (FTS)
    • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
    • VolkswagenStiftung
    • Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur
  • European Union
    • European Research Council, Horizon 2020
  • Switzerland
    • Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (SNF)
  • Austria
    • Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Österreich (FWF)
  • Argentina
    • Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)
    • Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de Argentina / Fondo para la Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (FONCyT)
  • Chile
    • Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT)/ 
      Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico (FONDECYT)
    • Comisión Nacional de Acreditación (CNA)
  • Numerous international journals, academic presses, universities, congresses and agencies, since 2005

Stefan Rinke teaches in the BA- and MA-programs of the LAI and the FMI often in interdisciplinary constellations. His courses span the period from 1492 to contemporary history and cover all of Latin America. He also offers special research and public history courses where students learn hands on. In addition, Rinke advises numerous Ph.D. students.

More on the research agenda at the Department of Latin American History 

Research Interests

  • Latin America in global history
  • Cultural globalization
  • World War I
  • Governance

Stefan Rinke is a host to numerous scholarship holders and researchers from all over the world. He also successfully nominated the historians Hilda Sabato (2011), Irina Podgorny (2013), Raanan Rein (2016) and Max Paul Friedman (2019) for awards of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Ongoing Externally Funded Projects

Concluded Externally Funded Projects

Monographs


Editorships

2.1 Anthologies and encyclopedias

2.2 Series and Journals

2.5. Zeitschriften-Sonderhefte

  • with Federico Navarrete Linares, Comprender la conquista de México desde el siglo XXI, in: Iberoamericana 19 (71/2019), pp. 7-122.
  • with H. Glenn Penny, “Rethinking Germans Abroad”, in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 41 (2015), pp. 173-346.
  • “América Latina y la Primera Guerra Mundial, nuevos estudios, nuevas interpretaciones”, in: Iberoamericana 14 (53/2014), pp. 87-164.
  • with Barbara Fritz and Ingrid Kummels (ed.): “Migrations between Spaces in the Americas and Beyond”, in: Forum of Inter-American Research 6 (2/2013), http://www.interamerica.de/
  • with Méri Frotscher Kramer (ed.), „Brasil e Alemanha pós-1945: perspectivas transnacionais”, in: História (Unisinos) 17 (2/2013), pp. 69-145.
  • with Karl Schurster (ed.), “Alemanha - Brasil: as pesquisas no Instituto de Estudos Latino Americanos”, in: Tempo Presente (3.8.2013), http://www.tempopresente.org/
  • with Bernd Hausberger (ed.): “Entre espacios: México en la Historia Global”, in: Historia Mexicana 248 (2013), 1415-1742.
  • with Carlos Alba (ed.): “Entre espacios: Entrelazamientos y movimientos en América Latina en la globalización histórica y actual”, in: Iberoamericana 12 (48/2012), pp. 81-172.
  • with Méri Frotscher Kramer und Frederik Schulze (ed.), „Brasil/Alemanha: cultura e identidades“, in Espaço Plural 9 (19/2008), pp. 1-130.
  • with Ottmar Ette (ed.), “Después del Mundial = Antes del Mundial: el fútbol, la(s) historia(s) y sus construcciones identitarias en América Latina”, in: Iberoamericana 7 (27/2007), pp. 79-169.

Articles (since 2015)

2020

  • with Raanan Rein and David M.K. Sheinin, “Introduction”, in: id. (ed.), Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Latin America (Leiden: Brill, 2020), pp. 1-16.

2019

  • with Frederik Schulze, “Global History avant la lettre. The Historiography on Latin America between Regional Studies and Global Challenges”, in: Comparativ: Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung (2/2019), pp. 20-36.
  • „Las identidades criollas y el cambio del significado de ‚América’ en los siglos XVII y XVIII”, in: Nikolaus Böttcher, Stefan Rinke und Nino Vallen (eds.), Distributive Struggle and the Self in the Early Modern World (Stuttgart: Heinz 2019), pp. 169-192.
  • “Geschichte Lateinamerikas bis zur Weltwirtschaftskrise”, in: Günther Maihold et al. (ed.), Lateinamerika: Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Studium (Baden Baden: Nomos, 2019), pp. 69-79.
  • “The Great Disillusionment: Latin America and the End of World War I”, in: Rivista Italiana di Storia Internazionale, 2 (2019), pp. 101-130.
  • “Geschichte und Geschichtsbilder Venezuelas: Eine Skizze”, in: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 69 (38-39/2019), pp. 30-39.
  • with Federico Navarrete Linares, “Comprender la conquista de México desde el siglo XXI. Introducción”, in: Iberoamericana 19 (71/2019), pp. 7-12
  • with Josef Raab, Stefan Rinke and Alice Nash, “Introduction: History and Society in the Americas from the 16th to 19th Century. The Bigger Picture”, in: Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Stefan Rinke, Alice Nash und Mario Rufer (eds.), The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas (London: Routledge, 2019), pp. 15-33.
  • “America”, in: Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Stefan Rinke, Alice Nash und Mario Rufer (eds.), The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas (London: Routledge, 2019), pp. 34-39.
  • with Mirko Peterson, “Nation- and State-Building”, in: Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Stefan Rinke, Alice Nash und Mario Rufer (eds.), The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas (London: Routledge, 2019), pp. 165-174.
  • „La catástrofe y la neutralidad: América Latina, Ecuador y la Primera Guerra Mundial, 1914-1917”, in: Boletín de la Academia Nacional de Historia, Bd. XCV, Nr. 198, Juli-Dez. 2017 (2019), pp. 101-130.

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2018

  • „Trans-Amerikanische Stereotype: Rassistische und sexistische Repräsentationen zwischen den Amerikas im frühen 20. Jahrhundert“, in: Claudia Bruns and Michaela Hampf (eds.): Wissen, Transfer, Differenz: Transnationale und interdiskursive Verflechtungen von Rassismen ab 1700 (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2018), pp. 91-116.
  • “Prefácio”, in: Pedro Muñoz, Clínica, laboratório e eugenia: uma história transnacional das relações Brasil-Alemanha (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Puc-Rio: Editora Fiocruz, 2018), pp. 9-11. ISBN 978-85-8006-260-1
  • “‘No Alternative to Extermination’: Germans and Their ‘Savages’ in Southern Brazil at the Turn of the 19th Century”, in: Matthew Fitzpatrick and Peter Monteath (eds.): Savage Worlds: German Encounters Abroad, 1798-1914 (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2018), pp. 21-41.
  • „‘Neue Welten‘: Entdeckungen, Unterwerfungen“, in: Dorlis Blume et al. (eds.), Europa und das Meer (München: Hirmer, Deutsches Historisches Museum 2018), pp. 44-52.
  • with Stefan Esders and Lasse Hölck, „Histories of Governance“, in: Thomas Risse et al. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2018), pp. 131-147.

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2017

  • "Esterotipos transamericanos: representaciones racistas y sexistas entre las Américas a comienzos del siglo XX", in: Carlos Alba Vega, Alberto Aziz Nassif and Stefan Rinke (eds.), Pensar las categorías de análisis para el estudio de la globalización (Berlin: Tranvía, 2017), pp. 177-202.
  • "Lateinamerika und die Umbrüche von 1917", in: Historische Mitteilungen 29 (2017), pp. 93-106.
  • with Karina Kriegesmann, “Globalizing Violence: The Mexican Revolution and the First World War”, in: Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas 54 (2017), pp. 39-60.
  • "‘Un drama de toda la humanidad‘: perspectivas latinoamericanas sobre la Primera Guerra Mundial", in: Javier Garciadiego Dantan (ed.), El mundo hispanoamericano y la Primera Guerra Mundial (Mexico: El Colegio de México, 2017), pp. 141-186.
  • "Prólogo", in: Bernardo Buarque de Holanda and Onésimo Rodríguez Aguilar (eds.), Torcidas organizadas na América Latina: Estudos contemporâneos (Rio de Janeiro: 7Letras, 2017), pp. 9-11.
  • "Lateinamerika im globalen Wendejahr 1917", in: Journal of Modern European History 15 (2/2017), pp. 169-174.
  • "’The Birth Year of Revolutions’: Latin American Debates about the Global Challenges of 1917-1919", in: Stefan Rinke and Michael Wildt (eds.), Revolutions and Counter-Revolutions: 1917 and its Aftermath from a Global Perspective (Frankfurt: Campus 2017), pp. 201-218.
  • with Michel Wildt, “Revolutions and Counter-Revolutions: An Introduction”, in: Stefan Rinke and Michael Wildt (eds.), Revolutions and Counter-Revolutions: 1917 and its Aftermath from a Global Perspective (Frankfurt: Campus 2017), pp. 9-29.
  • “’Un monstruoso atentado contra la cultura humana’: el comienzo de la guerra mundial en 1914 en Latinoamérica”, in: Stefan Rinke and Carlos Riojas (eds.), Historia global: perspectivas y tensiones (Stuttgart: Heinz 2017), pp. 121-135.
  • with Carlos Riojas, “Estudio introductorio”, in: Stefan Rinke and Carlos Riojas (eds.), Historia global: perspectivas y tensiones (Stuttgart: Heinz 2017), pp. 7-28.
  • with Karina Kriegesmann, "Experiencing Global Violence: Latin America and the United States facing the Great War", in: Wilfried Raussert (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Inter-American Studies (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 402-414.
  • “Amerika”, in: Friedrich Jaeger (ed.), Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Online, (Leiden: Brill, 2017), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0248_edn_a6001000>
  • with Raanan Rein and Nadia Zysman, „Introduction“, in: ibid. (ed.), The New Ethnic Studies in Latin America (Leiden: Brill, 2017), pp. 1-7.

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2016

  • "Vom Ersten Weltkrieg zur Weltwirtschaftskrise", in: Georg Dufner, Joaquín Fermandois and Stefan Rinke (eds.), Deutschland und Chile, 1850 bis zur Gegenwart: Ein Handbuch – Chile y Alemania, 1850 hasta hoy: Un Manual (Stuttgart: Heinz 2016), pp. 83-117.
  • with Georg Dufner and Joaquín Fermandois, “Vorwort”, in: ibid. (eds.), Deutschland und Chile, 1850 bis zur Gegenwart: Ein Handbuch – Chile y Alemania, 1850 hasta hoy: Un Manual (Stuttgart: Heinz 2016), pp. 7-14.
  • “Entre historia y memoria: las humanidades y el paradigma del pasado”, in: Mónika Contreras Saiz, Tajana Louis and Stefan Rinke (eds.), Memoria y conflicto - memorias en conflicto: intercambios metódicos y teóricos de experiencias locales latinoamericanas (Stuttgart: Heinz 2016), pp. 17-35.
  • with Mónika Contreras and Tatjana Louis, "Presentación", in: ibid. (eds.), Memoria y conflicto - memorias en conflicto: intercambios metódicos y teóricos de experiencias locales latinoamericanas (Stuttgart: Heinz 2016), pp. 7-16.
  • with Lasse Hölck, „Legitimierung von Herrschaft in den Peripherien des spanischen Weltreiches, 16.–19. Jahrhundert“, in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 42 (2016), pp. 574-591.
  • "Der Preis der Freiheit: Revolution, Krieg und Nation in Lateinamerika im atlantischen Kontext, 1760-1830", in: Ewald Frie and Ute Planert (eds.): Revolution, Krieg und die Geburt von Staat und Nation: Staatsbildung in Europa und den Amerikas (Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2016), pp. 47-65.

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2015

  • “Neutrality under Pressure: Latin America, 1914-1917”, in: José-Leonardo Ruiz Sánchez, Inmaculada Cordero Olivero and Carolina García Sanz (eds.), Shaping Neutrality Throughout the First World War (Sevilla: Ed. Universidad de Sevilla, 2015), pp. 331-360.
  • “La independencia de Brasil: Movimientos entre espacios y el contexto de las revoluciones atlánticas, 1808-1831”, in: Wilfried Raussert et al. (eds.), Key Tropes in Inter-American Studies: Perspectives from the Forum of Inter-American Research (Trier: WVT/Tempe: Bilingual, Press, 2015), pp. 91-118.
  • “’Perfidies, Robberies and Cruelties’: Latin America and Napoleon in the Age of Revolutions”, in: Ute Planert (ed.), Napoleon’s Empire: European Politics in Global Perspectives (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2015), pp. 128-141.
  • with H. Glenn Penny, “Germans Abroad: Respatializing Historical Narrative”, in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 41 (2015), pp. 173-196.
  • “Constructions of Femininity and the 'American Way of Life' in Latin America in the Early 20th Century”, in: Sebastian Thies, Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez and Luzelena Gutiérrez de Velasco (eds.), Of Fatherlands and Motherlands: Gender and Nation in the Americas - De Patrias y Matrias: Género y nación en las Americas (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2015), pp. 75-87.
  • “A State Within a State? The "Jesuit State in Paraguay" and Eurocentric Constructions of Space”, in: Judith Becker (ed.), European Missions in Contact Zones: Transformation through Interaction in a (Post-)Colonial World, VIEG Beiheft 107, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015), pp. 143-153.
  • “Nordamerikanisierung Lateinamerikas”, in: Hermann Hiery (ed.), Lexikon zur Überseegeschichte (Stuttgart: Steiner, 2015), pp. 594-595.

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Exhibitions