Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Tel: +49 (0)203-379-5243
Fax: +49 (0)203-379-5276
- Critical Human and Social Rights History (especially 19/20th Century)
- Anti-Child Labour Protagonists, Campaigns, and Social Movement(s)
- Dictatorship and Violence in Cold War Latin America (Brazil, Southern Cone)
- Post-authoritarian Reckoning Processes, Truth Commissions, 'Transitional Justice'
- Global History, Entangled and Comparative History, Media History, Oral History
- Theories from the 'South', the Engaged Intellectual
- Regional Expertise: Brazil, Southern Cone, United States (particularly New York City)
- 'Child Labour Opponents and their Campaigns in Global Perspective, 1888-1938' (Second Book project)
- ‘The Historical Meaning of the Brazilian Truth Commission (2012-14) & Reception of the Final Report’ (funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2016-2018)
- Member of the international Research Team: “Criminalisations of the Past: Latin America and Europe” (AHRC/Labex Project - Exeter and Paris SciPo, 2016-2019)
|10/2015-10/2018||Global South Studies Center (GSSC), University of Cologne
Coordinator of the Research Area 'Migration and Citizenship'
Coordinator/Senior Research Fellow
|02/2015-10/2015||University of Brasília, Brazil
Visiting Scholar (funded by the DFG)
|02/2013-01/2015||Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany
History and Sociology Department
Marie Curie Postdoc Fellow
|08/2012-01/2013||Columbia University, New York
Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)
|04/2009-04/2012||Open University of Germany, Hagen
Research Assistant (WHK)
|11/2007-05/2008||University of Essex, UK
Department of History/ UK Data Archive
Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)/ Archival Work
Schneider, Nina (2019). 'Professional Historical Writing and Human Rights Engagement in the twenty-first Century: Innovative Approaches and their Dilemmas', in Stefan Berger, (ed.) Making Sense of History Series, New York: Berghahn (forthcoming in 2019).
Schneider, Nina (ed.) (2019). The Brazilian Truth Commission: Local, National and Global Perspectives. Oxford/New York: Berghahn (forthcoming in May 2019).
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.
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.
Bulletin of Latin American Research (forthcoming).
Hispanic American Historical Review 98/1 (2018), 177-78, by L. Binford.
Journal of Latin American Studies 49/17 (2017), 179-78, by R. Grocescu.
Hispanic American Historical Review 96/ 4 (2016), 764-66, by R. Atencio.
Bulletin of Latin American Research 35/4 (2016), 524-26, by W. Hunter.
European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies102 (2016), 147-49, by J. R. Martins Filho.
Iberoamericana 15/16 (2016), 251-52, by A. Magazzu.
Brasiliana: Journal of Brazilian Studies 4/1 (2015), 254-60, by E. Meyer.
Journal of Interdisciplinary History 46/2 (2015), 303-305, by M. Huggins.
The Americas 48/4 (2014), 85-88, by B. Cohen.
- University of Cologne, Germany (2016-2017)
- University of Brasília, Brazil (2015)
- University of Konstanz, Germany (2013-2014)
- Open University of Germany, FernUniversität Hagen (2009-2012)
- Latin American Research Review
- Hispanic American Historical Review
- Luzo-Brazilian Review
- Brasiliana: Journal for Brazilian Studies
- History & Memory
- The Latin Americani
- Global Society
- Journal of Human Rights Practice
- Internat. Journal of Transitional Justice
- Security Dialogues
- Estudios Políticos
Member of the Editorial Bord:
- Voices from around the World (Online Journal, Global South Studies Centre), 2015-2018
- Historical Dialogue Network, German book Review Editor (ISHR/Columbia University), 2012~
Direction of international Conferences and Workshops:
- 12/2017: Director, International workshop 'Child labour and its Opponents in historical and global Perspective' (7-8 December 2017, Cologne), gssc.uni-koeln.de/25546.htm
- 09/2017: Co-Director, International workshop (with Fabienne Loureiro Galmbacher): 'Critical Discourse and Inequalities: Perspectives from the "Lusophone Global South"'(25-26 September 2017, Cologne), gssc.uni-koeln.de/24336.html
- 03/2017: Co-Director (with Pinheiro) of a joint GSSC/Sephis/Casa Rui Barbosa Workshop in Rio, "Migration and the Global South: Mobility and Social Change" (28 March 2017)
- 02/2017: Director, International workshop ‘Child labour and its Opponents in historical and global Perspective’ (7-8 December 2017, Cologne), gssc.uni-koeln.de/25546.htm
- 09/2017: Co-Director, International workshop (with Fabienne Loureiro Galmbacher): ‘Critical Discourse and Inequalities: Perspectives from the “Lusophone Global South”’ (25-26 September 2017, Cologne), gssc.uni-koeln.de/24336.html
- 03/2017: Co-Director (with Pinheiro) of a joint GSSC/Sephis/Casa Rui Barbosa Workshop in Rio, “Migration and the Global South: Mobility and Social Change” (28 March 2017)
- 10/2015: Director, International Symposium funded by the Volkswagen Foundation: 'The Brazilian National Truth Commission in the Context of Latin America: Local, National, and Global Perspectives', Hannover, Germany (15-17 October 2015), brtruthcommission.wordpress.com
- 05/2017: GSSC General Conference, Roundtable Title (Co-Organiser & Moderator with A. Storch): 'The engaged intellectual and theories from the South' (Cologne)
- 05/2017: GSSC General Conference (Co-Organiser with Salverda and Schumacher), Panel Title: 'Global Capitalism and Child Labour' (Cologne)
- 09/2016: Biennal Meeting of the German Historical Association Conference (Deutscher Historikertag) 2016; Panel Title: 'Representations of Childhood in the Extra-European World', Hamburg, Germany (20-23 October 2016)
- 06/2016: Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina (CEISAL) Conference 2016; Panel Title: 'A vida cotidiana e as praticas de colaboraçao durante as ditaduras América Latinas da Guerra Fria', Salamanca, Spain
- 05/2014: Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference, with Ann R. Schneider and Rebecca J. Atencio, Panel Title: 'The Brazilian Dictatorship and Its Reckoning: Panel 1- New Research on the Dictatorship', Chicago, USA
- 12/2013: Historical Justice & Memory Conference, with Marcia Esparza, Panel Title: 'Querying Historical Dialogue and Transitional Justice', ISHR, Columbia, USA
- 05/2013: LASA Conference, with Rebecca J. Atencio, Panel Title: 'The Truth Commission – a turning point?', Washington D.C., USA
Selected Conference Papers:
- 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', Cologne, Germany (7-8 December 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, Germany (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', Cologne, Germany (10 June 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, Brazil (28 March 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, Spain (28 June-1 July 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, USA (27-30 May 2016).
- Criminalization of Dictatorial Pasts (Europe/Latin America) Workshop; Paper Title: 'Studying the Global from the Local: Locality and the Global', Exeter, UK (7-8 March 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 October 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, UK (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, France (11-13 June 2014)