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  • May 15, 2019 Speaker at the roundtable Globalising World: Chancen und Herausforderungen globaler Welten in the context of the event series Transcending Boundaries. Impulse zu den Forschungswelten der Universität Bielefeld organized in celebration of the University’s 50 year anniversary.
  • June 11-14, 2019 panel co-organizer Natural Catastrophes and Risk Management in the United States and presentation of the paper “Comprehensive-Risk” or “Flood-only”? The Controversies surrounding the National Flood Insurance Program in the Wake of Hurricane Betsy (1965) at the conference Risk and the Insurance Business in History, Seville, Spain.
  • July 22-26, 2019 presentation of the paper Unfamiliar Environments: The 1494-96 Famine on Hispaniola – ‘Indigenous Ploy’ or Climate Anomaly?, Panel Climatología histórica e Historia del clima en las Américas, siglos XVI al XX at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History, Florianópolis, Brasil.
  • Recent Publications

  • together with George Adamson and Matthew Hannaford "Re-thinking the Present: The Role of a Historical Focus in Climate Change Adaptation Research", in Global Environmental Change (January 2018), DOI 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.12.003.
  • Media

    Interview with WWLTV New Orleans about the 300-year Hurricane history of the city (April 14, 2018)

    Beat the Prof
    Zeit Campus Online Quiz on Environmental and Climate History (in German)



    Prof. Dr. Eleonora Rohland
    Assistant Professor for Entangled History in the Americas, 16th-19th century

    Director Center for InterAmerican Studies

    Department for Ibero-American History

    Faculty for History, Philosophy and Theology

    Universität Bielefeld
    Postfach 10 01 31
    33501 Bielefeld

    Office: X A3-242
    Phone: +49 521 106-3251

    Twitter: @ejrohland

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