Prof. Dr. Eleonora Rohland
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Research Interests

  • Entangled History of the Americas (with a focus on North America and the Caribbean), 17th to 19th centuries
  • Environmental and Climate History
  • Historical Disaster Research
  • Spanish and French Colonial History
  • History of Knowledge and Technology
  • Economic History, Insurance History
  • Current Book Project

  • Transforming Unfamiliar Environments in the Caribbean, 1492 to 1804

  • Research Grants

    Maria Sybilla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS)

  • Co-PI in the establishment of the Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS) in Guadalajara (Mexico)
  • Collaborative Research Center 1288: Practices of Comparing

  • Co-PI in the research project A 03: (Welt-)Ordnungen und Zukunftsentwürfe. Komparative Praktiken in Zeiten des Hochimperialismus
  • International Networks and Cooperations

  • Research cooperation Historical Perspectives on Climate Change Adaptation, together with Dr. George Adamson (King's College London) and Dr. Matthew Hannaford (University of Lincoln) supported by the Center for InterAmerican Studies

  • Member of the Research Network "Entangled Black Americas", Center for InterAmerican Studies

  • Person


    Prof. Dr. Eleonora Rohland
    Professor for Entangled History in the Americas (Early Modern Period)

    Director Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS)

    Faculty for History, Philosophy and Theology

    Department for Ibero-American History

    Center for InterAmerican Studies


    Universität Bielefeld
    Postfach 10 01 31
    33501 Bielefeld

    Office: X B2-212
    Phone: +49 521 106-3251
    Twitter: @ejrohland