PD Dr. Nina Schneider

Forschungsgruppenleitung

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstr. 44
47059 Duisburg
Germany

Tel: +49 (0)203 379 5243
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-Mail: schneider@gcr21.org

Forschungsschwerpunkte

 

  • Protagonisten im Kampf gegen Kinderarbeit, ihr Kampagnen und soziale Bewegung(en)
  • Diktatur und Gewalt in Lateinamerika während des Kalten Krieges (Brasilien, Southern Cone)
  • Public History (Film and TV, Oral History, Wahrheitskommissionen, Digitale Menschenrechtsarchive), Umgang mit autoritären Regimen, "Transitional Justice"
  • Geschichte der Race Theories und des Rassismus in transnationaler Perspektive (besonders Gobineau, Freyre, Firmin)
  • Biographien zwischen dem Lokalen und Globalen, Globalgeschichte, Vergleich und Verflechtungsgeschichte, Mediengeschichte, Theorien des "Südens"
  • Sozial-, Politik-, Kulturgeschichte Lateinamerikas (15.-21. Jh.)
  • Regionale Expertise: Americas (insbesondere Brasilien)

Laufende Projekte

  • 'Child Labour Opponents and their Campaigns in Global Perspective, 1888-1938' (finanziert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 2020-2023)
  • Legitimationspolitiken von "Rassenungleichheit"  im 19. Jh.: Über die Rezeption und den Mißbrauch von Gobineaus' Rassentheorien in den Americas, 2021-2023
  • ‘The Historical Meaning of the Brazilian Truth Commission (2012-14) & Reception of the Final Report’  (finanziert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 2016-2020)
  • Mitglied des internationalen Forschungsteams: "Criminalisations of the Past: Latin America and Europe" (AHRC/Labex Projekt - Exeter und Paris SciPo, 2016-2020

Lehrtätigkeiten

  • Universität Duisburg-Essen (2021~)
  • Universität zu Köln (2016-2017)
  • Universität Brasília, Brasilien (2015)
  • Universität Konstanz (2013-2014)
  • FernUniversität Hagen (2009-2012)

Gutachter- und Beratertätigkeiten

Gutachterin für:

  • Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History
  • Hispanic American Historical Review
  • Journal of Human Rights Practice
  • History & Memory
  • Global Society
  • Luzo-Brazilian Review
  • Brasiliana: Journal for Brazilian Studies
  • Latin American Research Review
  • The Latin Americanist
  • International Political Sociology
  • Internat. Journal of Transitional Justice
  • Security Dialogues
  • Estudios Políticos
  • Buchverlag Huitec (São Paulo)

 

Mitglied des Editorial Bords:

  • GCR21 Research Paper Series (KHK/GCR21, 2018~)
  • Historical Dialogue Network, German book Review Editor (ISHR/Columbia University), 2012~
  • Voices from around the World (Online Journal, Global South Studies Centre), 2015-2018

Seminare und Konferenzen

Seminare und Konferenzen

Leitung international Konferenzen und Workshops:

  • 12/2017: Leiterin, internationaler Workshop 'Child labour and its Opponents in historical and global Perspective' (7-8 Dezember 2017, Köln), gssc.uni-koeln.de/25546.htm
  • 09/2017: Ko-Leiterin, internationaler Workshop (mit Fabienne Loureiro Galmbacher): 'Critical Discourse and Inequalities: Perspectives from the "Lusophone Global South"'(25-26. September 2017, Köln), gssc.uni-koeln.de/24336.html
  • 03/2017: Ko-Leiterin (mit Pinheiro) eines gemeinsamen GSSC/Sephis/Casa Rui Barbosa Workshop in Rio, "Migration and the Global South: Mobility and Social Change" (28. März 2017)
  • 10/2015: Leiterin, Internationales Symposium gefördert von der Volkswagen Stiftung: 'The Brazilian National Truth Commission in the Context of Latin America: Local, National, and Global Perspectives', Hannover (15-17. Oktober 2015), brtruthcommission.wordpress.com

(Ko-) Organisation von Konferenz Panels:

  • 05/2017: GSSC General Conference, Roundtable Title (Ko-Organisatorin & Moderatorin mit A. Storch): 'The engaged intellectual and theories from the South' (Köln)
  • 05/2017: GSSC General Conference (Ko-Organisatorin mit Salverda und Schumacher), Panel Titel: 'Global Capitalism and Child Labour' (Köln)
  • 09/2016: Deutscher Historikertag 2016; Panel Titel 'Representations of Childhood in the Extra-European World', Hamburg (20-23. Oktober 2016)
  • 06/2016: Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina (CEISAL) Conference 2016; Panel Titel: 'A vida cotidiana e as praticas de colaboraçao durante as ditaduras América Latinas da Guerra Fria', Salamanca, Spanien
  • 05/2014: Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference, mit Ann R. Schneider und Rebecca J. Atencio, Panel Titel: 'The Brazilian Dictatorship and Its Reckoning: Panel 1- New Research on the Dictatorship', Chicago, USA
  • 12/2013: Historical Justice & Memory Conference, mit Marcia Esparza, Panel Titel: 'Querying Historical Dialogue and Transitional Justice', ISHR, Columbia, USA
  • 05/2013: LASA Conference, mit Rebecca J. Atencio, Panel Titel: 'The Truth Commission – a turning point?', Washington D.C., USA

Ausgewählte Konferenz-Papiere

  • GSSC Conference 2017: "Child Labour and its Opponents in Global and Historical Perspectives", Paper Title: 'Child Labour Opponents in Global and Historical Perspective, 1890-1940', Köln (7-8. Dezember 2017).
  • International Workshop 2017, "Social Policies and the Welfare State in the Global South in the 19th and 20th Century", Paper Title: 'Latin American Child Labour Laws in historical and global perspective', Bremen (14-15. September 2017).
  • GSSC Conference 2017, "The Global South on the Move in Cologne", Paper Title: 'Past struggles against Child Labour: The cases of New York City and Rio de Janeiro, 1890-1940s', Köln (10. Juni 2017).
  • GSSC/Sephis/Casa Rui Barbosa Workshop 2017 in Rio, 'Migration and the Global South: Mobility and Social Change'; Paper Title: 'Explorando o conceito do 'Sul Global' definido como 'subalterno global' com o exemplo de trabalho infantil chicano/latino nos EUA’, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien (28. März 2017)
  • Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina (CEISAL) Conference 2016; Paper Title: 'A vida cotidiana e as praticas de colaboraçao durante as ditaduras América Latinas da Guerra Fria', Salamanca, Spanien (28. Juni -1. Juli 2016).
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference 2016; Paper Title: 'Pluralizing history or the search for new narrative genres: bordering history, memory, and literature', New York City, USA (27-30. Mai 2016).
  • Criminalization of Dictatorial Pasts (Europe/Latin America) Workshop; Paper Title: 'Studying the Global from the Local: Locality and the Global', Exeter, Großbritannien (7-8. März 2016).
  • International symposium, "The Brazilian National Truth Commission in the Context of Latin America: Local, National, and Global Perspectives"; 'Human Rights Research Today and its Discontents (welcome address)', Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover-Herrenhausen (15-17. Oktober 2015)
  • Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) Conference 2014, Paper Title: '"Hardliners" and “moderates"? The Search for new categories of regime supporters and its implications', King’s College, London, Großbritannien (20-23. August 2014).
  • Colloque '1964: la dictature brésilienne et son legs', École des hautes etudes en science sociales (EHESS) & Brown University, Paper Title:' "Ligne dure" et "modérés": la recherché de nouvelles categories pour les criminels et les collaborateurs, et ses conséquences', EHESS, Paris, Frankreich (11-13. Juni 2014)

Vita

11/2018~

Research Group Leader

Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (GCR21)

Universität Duisburg-Essen

10/2015-10/2018

Koordinatorin des Forschungsbereichs "Migration and Citizenship"

Global South Studies Center (GSSC)

Universität zu Köln

02/2015-10/2015

Universität Brasília, Brasilien

Historisches Institut

Gastwissenschaftlerin (gefördert von der DFG)

02/2013-01/2015

Zukunftskolleg, Universität Konstanz

Fachbereich Geschichte und Soziologie

Marie Curie Postdoc Fellow

08/2012-01/2013

Columbia Universität, New York

Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)

Gastwissenschaftlerin

04/2009-04/2012

FernUniversität in Hagen

Außereuropäische Geschichte

Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft

11/2007-05/2008

University of Essex, Großbritannien

Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft/ UK Data Archive

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)/ Archivarbeit

Publikationen

Schneider, Nina (2020). 'Bolsonaro in Power: Failed Memory Politics in post-authoritarian Brazil?' in: Coming to terms with the Past, Modern Languages Open (2020): 1–12. DOI: doi.org/10.3828/mlo.v0i0.324.

Schneider, Nina (2019). 'Origins of Child Rights Governance: The example of early Child Labour Legislation in the United States and Brazil' in: Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research, vol. 26, no. 3, 289-303.

Schneider, Nina (2019). 'Professional Historical Writing and Human Rights Engagement in the twenty-first Century: Innovative Approaches and their Dilemmas', in: Stefan Berger, (ed.) The Engaged Historian: Perspectives on the Intersections of Politics, Activism and the historical Profession (Making Sense of History Series)(New York: Berghahn), 205-20.

Schneider, Nina (ed.) (2019). The Brazilian Truth Commission: Local, National and Global Perspectives. Oxford/New York: Berghahn .

Schneider, Nina and de Almeida, Gisele Iecker (2018). 'The Brazilian National Truth Commission (2012-2014) as a "state-commissioned" history project', in: Bevernage, Berber and Wouters Nico (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History After 1945, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 637-52.

Schneider, Nina (2017). 'Between Promise and Skepticism: the "Global South" and our Role as Engaged Intellectuals', in: The Global South, vol. 11, no. 2, 18-38.

Schneider, Nina and Atencio Rebecca (2016). 'Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil: The Double-Edged Role of cultural-artistic Production' in: Latin American Perspectives, vol. 43, no. 5, 12-28. **Honorary Mention for Best Article of 2016, Brazil Section of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)**

Schneider, Nina and Esparza, Marcia (eds.) (2015). Legacies of State Violence and Transitional Justice in Latin America: A Janus-faced Paradigm? Lexington: Rowman & Littlefield.Book reviewed by: Journal of Latin American Studies 49/17 (2017), 179-78, by R. Grocescu; Hispanic American Historical Review 98/1 (2018), 177-78, by L. Binford; Bulletin of Latin American Research (forthcoming)

Schneider, Nina (2014). Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authorian Regime. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. Book reviewed by: The Americas 48/4 (2014), 85-88, by B. Cohen; Journal of Interdisciplinary History 46/2 (2015); 303-305, by M. Huggins; Brasiliana: Journal of Brazilian Studies 4/1 (2015), 254-60, by E. Meyer; Iberoamericana 15/16 (2016), 251-52, by A. Magazzu; European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies102 (2016), 147-49, by J. R. Martins Filho; Bulletin of Latin American Research 35/4 (2016), 524-26, by W. Hunter; Hispanic American Historical Review 96/ 4 (2016), 764-66, by R. Atencio

Schneider, Nina (2015). 'Transitional Justice: Historische Aufarbeitung und Geschichtsschreibung', in: Mihr, Anja, Pickel, Gerd and Pickel, Susanne (eds.) Handbuch Transitional Justice, Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.

Schneider, Nina (2014). 'Waiting for (an) "Apology": Has Post-Authoritarian Brazil Apologized for State Repression?' in: Journal of Human Rights, 13, (1), 69-84.

Schneider, Nina (2011). 'The Supreme Court’s recent Verdict on the Amnesty Law: Impunity in Post-Authoritarian Brazil', in: European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 90, 39-54.

Schneider, Nina (2011). 'Breaking the "Silence" of the Military Regime: New Politics of Memory in Brazil?', in: Bulletin of Latin American Research, 30(2), 198-212.

Schneider, Nina (2013). 'Geschichte diskursiv anstatt essentialistisch-starr: Postkoloniale Studien', in: Nagel, Jürgen G., Schneider, Nina and Wendt, Reinhard (eds.), Grundlagen der Geschichtswissenschaft: Alternative Wege zur Außereuropäischen Geschichte (Studienbrief MA Europäische Moderne, KE 3, Fernuni Hagen, 2013), 46-65.

Auszeichnungen

2016: LASA Brazil Section's Honourable Mention for Best Article 
2013-2015: Marie Curie Postdoc Fellowship, Zukunftskolleg, Konstanz
2006-2009: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Award
2005: Department of History Special Prize for an Exceptional Essay, University of Essex (abolitionists in Brazil)


Sowie Fördermittel von verschiedenen Forschungsinstitutionen wie der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, Volkswagenstiftung, Europäischen Union, des Deutschen Akademischer Austauschdienstes (DAAD) und des Arts and Humanities Research Councils (AHRC)