Convener: Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Speaker: Stefan Rinke, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Stefan Rinke is Professor of Latin American History at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. He was an Einstein Research Fellow 2013-2015, has received the Premio Alzate of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and of CONACYT, and a honorary doctorate from Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Buenos Aires for his work in 2017. He is speaker of the German-Mexican Graduate School “Between Spaces” – a cooperative doctoral program with El Colegio de México, UNAM and CIESAS. Amongst his most recent publications: Latin America and the First World War (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2017) and América Latina y Estados Unidos: Una historia entre espacios desde la época colonial hasta hoy (Madrid/México: Marcial Pons/El Colegio de México, 2015). In total he has published 12 monographs - most of which have been translated into several different languages - 32 co-edited volumes, and more than 160 articles in academic journals around the world. Rinke is member of the board of the journals Geschichte und Gesellschaft and Iberoamericana, and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Early Modern History (Brill). His research interests focus on re-thinking Latin American history from a global perspective.