Asst. Prof. Dr. Eleonora Rohland
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  • Beginning of May 2019: Elected Director of the Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS)
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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.
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    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