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Dr. Christine Ludl

Affiliated Researcher

christine.ludl@tu-dresden.de

phone: +49 (0351) 463 32802

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Academic career

  • 2008 – Ph.D. in Political Science (Political Sociology), Freie Universität Berlin / Sciences Po Paris
  • 2000 – Diplom (MA-equivalent) in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1998 – German-French Diploma in Political and Social Science, Freie Universität Berlin / Sciences Po Paris

Stays abroad

    • 11/2015 Visiting Fellow, Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHUS), New York University, New York City, U.S.A., archival research, Rockefeller Archive Center, Sleepy Hollow, U.S.A.
    • 11/2008 – 12/2008 Visiting doctoral candidate, Columbia University, New York City, U.S.A., archival research, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A.
    • 2 years in total between 11/2002 and 11/2006 – Sciences Po / Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Paris, France, doctoral candidate (co-tutelle), stay at partner university
    • 4 months in total between 2003 and 2005 – Ethnographic fieldwork in Senegal and Mali
    • 10/1996 – 09/1997 – Sciences Po Paris, study abroad, Deutsch-Französischer Studienzyklus in Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften

    Work experience

    • Since 01/2023 Researcher and project-coordinator at TU Dresden, Institute of History, Germany
    • 08/2022 – 12/2022 Researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Hannah-Arendt-Institute for Totalitarianism Studies at TU Dresden, Germany
    • Since 10/2011 – Associated Researcher, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany
    • 03/2013 – 12/2016 – Associated Senior Fellow, Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), University of Bayreuth, Germany
    • 02/2011 – 02/2013 – Postdoctoral Fellow (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), University of Bayreuth
    • 08/2008 – 02/2010 – Postdoctoral Researcher, African Center for Migration and Society (ACMS), University of the Witwatersrand / French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), Johannesburg, South Africa

    Linguistic proficiency

    • German, native speaker
    • French, fluent in speech, writing and reading
    • English, fluent in speech, writing and reading
    • Portuguese, basic knowledge

    Research and teaching focus

    • History of German and American (Social) Psychology in the first half of the 20th century
    • Epistemology of the concept of (social) representation(s)
    • Migration and urban transformation (South Africa), West-African migrations (Senegal, Mali, Mauritania) to France, South Africa, and the U.S.
    • Methodology and epistemology of the social and cultural sciences

     

    Scholarships and Awards

    • 11/2015 – Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHUS), New York University, New York City / Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC), Sleepy Hollow, U.S.A., CIRHUS-RAC Research fellowship for archival research
    • 07/2010 – Meisterklasse 2010, University of Konstanz, Germany, fellow
    • 11/2008 – 12/2008 Columbia University, New York City, U.S.A., Alliance Program, doctoral mobility grant
    • 12/2006 – Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, short-term doctoral fellowship
    • 11/2005 08/2006 – French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence
    • 04/2005 – 09/2005 – European Commission, Marie Curie Fellowship
    • 04/2002 – 03/2005 – Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, doctoral fellowship
    • 01/2002 – 03/2002 – German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), short-term doctoral fellowship

    PUBLICATIONS



    Articles in journals

    Objet et processus de recherche: Méthodologie et épistémologie du concept de représentation(s)

    Ludl, Christine
    In: Méthod(e)s: African Review of Social Sciences Methodology, 1 (2015), 1&2, pp. 91-110. more details


    Repli sur soi et ouverture vers l’autre dans l'Afrique du Sud contemporaine. Représentation(s) de la mobilité et insertion des migrants sénégalais et maliens à Johannesburg

    Ludl, Christine
    In: Transcontinentales (2010), 8/9 more details


    'To skip a step’: New Representation(s) of Migration, Success and Politics in Senegalese Rap and Theatre

    Ludl, Christine
    In: Stichproben. Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien, 8 (2008), 14, pp. 97-122. more details

    Articles in Anthologies

    Ambivalent Cosmopolitans? Representation(s) of Senegalese and Malian Migrants in Johannesburg

    In: Mamadou Diouf; Rosalind Fredericks (Ed.): The Arts of Citizenship in African Cities. Infrastructures and Spaces of Belonging.
    Palgrave MacMillan, New York 2014., pp. 231-252. (Ludl, Christine)


    Générations de la migration. Introduction

    In: Emmanuel Ma Mung; Cédric Audebert (Ed.): Les migrations internationales: enjeux contemporains et questions nouvelles.
    Publications de l'Université de Deusto, Bilbao 2007., pp. 177-181. (Ludl, Christine; Gonin, Patrick)

    Reviews

    Dominique Vidal: Migrants du Mozambique dans le Johannesburg de l’après-apartheid. Travail, frontières, altérité, Paris, Johannesburg, Karthala-IFAS, 2014

    Ludl, Christine
    In: Politique africaine (2014) 135, pp. 230-232.In: www.cairn.info, pp. 230-232. more details

    LECTURES




    Foundational work 'on the ground'. Gestaltpsychology, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the production of knowledge in American Social Psychology in the 1930s and 1940s

    23 February 2021 • Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin
    Forschungsschwerpunkt Mobilität, Migration und räumliche Neuordnung


    Au-delà des OPNI? Réappropriation, développement, critique

    21 November 2018 • Sciences Po Bordeaux
    „Denis-Constant Martin, l'in-discipliné“


    Studying ‘representations’ in the Global South. From an object of research to a conceptual history and epistemology of representation(s)

    19 November 2016 • Sciences Po Paris, Frankreich
    Concepta Research Seminar “Comparing the Concepts of Representation", The Civic Constellation II project, Concepta International Research School in Conceptual History and Political Thought, the CLAIMS project (ANR-DFG) and HiSoPo (AFSP)


    From researching migration to researching the city: representation(s), the senses, and the making of (ethnographic) places in Johannesburg, South Africa

    29 June 2013 • Lissabon, Portugal
    European Conference on African Studies (ECAS)


    Mobility and the Experience of Places: Senegalese and Malian migrants in Johannesburg, South Africa and Paris, France

    05 December 2012 • University of Copenhagen / Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
    Internationale Konferenz “Migration, Memory, Place”, Danish Network for Cultural Memory Studies / Network for Migration and Culture


    ’'Ambivalent Cosmopolitans’? Representation(s) of Mobility, Diversity, and Success of Senegalese and Malian Migrants in Johannesburg

    07 May 2011 • Columbia University, New York City, U.S.A.
    The Art of Citizenship in African Cities


    Migration, Diversity, and Placemaking. Representations of Mobility and Success of Senegalese and Malian Migrants in Johannesburg

    27 July 2010 • Universität Konstanz
    Meisterklasse 2010 “Clash of Cultures?”, 19. – 27. Juli 2010


    Mobilités africaines et recompositions urbaines post apartheid.

    06 January 2010 • Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
    Colloque des IFRE (Instituts de Recherche Français à l’Etranger) “Un monde en mouvement. Enjeux politiques et migrations


    Représentation(s) de la mobilité et insertion dans la ville des migrants sénégalais et maliens à Johannesburg

    12 December 2009 • Nizza, Frankreich
    Abschlusskonferenz Projekt MITRANS (Migrations de Transit en Afrique, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR))


    L’analyse des représentation(s) – une pluralité de méthodes pour saisir les croisements entre l’individuel, le collectif et le contexte

    09 September 2009 • Grenoble, Frankreich
    Jahreskongress der Französchen Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft, 7. – 9. September


    “The Theory and Methodology of 'Representation(s)'. The analytical potential of a concept for contexts of transformation and innovation in contemporary Africa”

    29 June 2013 • Lissabon, Portugal
    European Conference of African Studies (ECAS)