History of Latin America
(During the lecture period) Tuesdays from 15-16 hrs.
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Stefan Rinke is Professor at the Department of History at the Institute of 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 with the Premio Alzate by the Mexican Academy of Sciences and with the Einstein Research Fellowship. He is currently Speaker of the German-Mexican Graduate School "Between Spaces" and of the Collaborative Research Center "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood". Rinke has published numerous monographs, collected volumes, and articles. His latest book "Latin America and the First World War" appeared with Cambridge University Press in 2017.
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.
Ongoing externally funded projects
- Director of the project "Colonia Dignidad. A Chilean-German s Oral History Archive" (2019-2021)
- Speaker of the German-Mexican International Research Training Groupo "Between Spaces/ Entre Espacios" (DFG/ CONACYT) (2010-2018)
- Alzate Award: History of the Conquista of Mexico (2018)
- Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers: Re-thinking Migration to Latin America and the New Ethnic Studies in cooperation with Tel Aviv University (2018)