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About Me – Academic Positions, Education & Special Skills

         furthermore: Historico-Sociological Investigator | Layout Devotee | Finanzreferentin der GdFF

Academic Positions

Researcher
Visiting Fellow
Independent Researcher
Visiting Lecturer

since 2018
Researcher at the ›Heidelberg Centre of Transcultural Studies‹ (HCTS), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
with my DFG-funded project:
Exception or Exemption? The Broome Pearling Industry and the White Australia Policy‹

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‹

2014 – 2018
Independent Researcher working on historical sources of Australian racism – see Sugar, Pearls, and Bones

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

 

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

 

Special Skills

Translations
Layout
Image Editing
Professional Presentations

Translations
   German-English or vice versa

Layout
   From text creation
   to proof-reading and text revision
   to pre-press
InDesign CS6

Image Editing & Restauration
   Scanning
   Processing for print
   Line Drawing, Greyscale, and Colour
Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6

Professional Presentation
   AV-supported talks & presentations