Spaces of Diversity: The Construction and Discursive Power of Spatial Orders of Difference
Prof. Dr. Ursula Lehmkuhl (U Trier)
|Date||Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th Floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Ursula Lehmkuhl studied history, French, and comparative literature at Ruhr-University Bochum and the University of Siegen, where she graduated with an MA in history in 1985. She earned her doctorate (Dr. phil.) in modern history in 1990 with a thesis on “Canada’s Overture to Asia: The Colombo Plan, the New Commonwealth, and the Reconstruction of the Sterling Area, 1947–1952”. Since October 2010, she is a professor of international history at the University of Trier’s newly established chair. In cooperation with the University of Montreal and the Saarland University she has established an International Research Training Group (IRTG) on “Diversity: Mediating Difference in Transcultural Spaces”. Ursula Lehmkuhl’s teaching and research fields include American and British social and cultural history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the history of international relations during the twentieth century, Canadian and American history, as well as colonial, Atlantic, and transatlantic history.
Image Source: U Trier, Link (13 March 2018)