Andreas Eckert#


Andreas Eckert
Email:andreas.eckert 'at' asa.hu-berlin.de
Membership Number:3269
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:aeckert
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://rework.hu-berlin.de





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009/08 - present Director of the International Research Centre "Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History", Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2008/04-2009/09 Head of Department, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin
  • since 2007/04 Professor and Chair of African History, Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2007/01-07 Visiting Professor, Department of History, Harvard University
  • 2006/10-12 Visiting Professor, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris
  • 2005/08-10 Visiting Professor African Studies Center, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 2004/04-2006/09 Dean of the Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Hamburg
  • 2002/09-2007/03 Professor of Modern History (Focus: African History), University of Hamburg
  • 2002/01-04 Visiting Professor, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
  • 1995/03-2002/09 Research Fellow and Assistant Professor, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin (incl. interruptions for diverse fellowships & grants)

Fields of Scholarship
  • African history in the 19th and 20th century (with a focus on the history of the state, urbanisation, historiography)
  • Comparative history of colonialism
  • History of work/labour history
  • Global history

Honours and Awards
  • 2012: Guest Fellowship Freiburg Institute of Advanced Study
  • 2011: Elected chairperson "Forum Transregionale Studien"
  • 2009: Board International African Institute, London
  • 2009: Major Grant from the German Ministry for Research and Education for the Institute "Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History" (2009-2015, 1,7 € per annum)
  • 2008: Invitation to a Fellowship at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Study (declined)
  • 2007: Elected chairperson "Arbeitskreis für Moderne Sozialgeschichte"
  • 2004: Elected Managing Editor of the Journal of African History (Cambridge University Press) (until 2011)
  • 2000: Fellow Royal Historical Society

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