dr. Britta Schilling
b.schilling@uu.nl
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Profile

Britta Schilling joined the History Department in September 2015. She completed her DPhil at the University of Oxford in 2010 and then worked in teaching and administration in the History Department at University College London. From 2012 up to her appointment at Utrecht, she was Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Cambridge. During this time, she was also a tutor for the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the Oxford University Department of Continuing Education. Her research interests include German colonialism, comparative studies of empire and postcolonial legacies. Methodologically she specializes in cultural history, memory and material culture. She is currently working on a history of European homes in in sub-Saharan Africa between 1880 and 1960.

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Curriculum vitae

2015-present  Assistant Professor of Cultural History, Utrecht University

2012-2015 Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Cambridge

2011-2012 Teaching Fellow, Undergraduate and Admissions Administrator, University College London (UCL)

2010 DPhil History, University of Oxford

2008-2009 Fixed-Term College and Departmental Lecturer in History, Trinity College, University of Oxford

2006 Media Department, London Development Agency

2005 MPhil Modern European History, University of Oxford

2003 BA History and Art History, Rutgers University, USA

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Key publications

Schilling, B. (2017). Material Memories of Empire - Coming to Terms with German Colonialism. In Klaus Muehlhahn (Eds.), The Cultural Legacy of German Colonial Rule (pp. 23-50) (28 p.). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg.

Schilling, B. (2015). German Postcolonialism in Four Dimensions - A Historical Perspective. Postcolonial Studies, 18 (4), (pp. 427-439) (13 p.).

Schilling, Britta (2014). Design Advice for the African Home - Translating "Colonial Style," 1945-1962. Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture, 5 (2), (pp. 179-197) (19 p.).

Schilling, Britta (2014). Postcolonial Germany - memories of empire in a decolonized nation. (258 p.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-251) and index.

Schilling, Britta (01.11.2013). Imperial Heirlooms - The Private Memory of Colonialism in Germany. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 41 (4), (pp. 663-682) (20 p.).

All publications
  2018 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (2018). Furniture and Furnishings: Transnational Production and Consumption Networks in British and German East Africa. In Jane Hamlett (Eds.), A Cultural History of the Home: the Age of Empire London: Bloomsbury.
Schilling, B. (2018). Hermann von Wissmann: Kreuzungspunkt kolonialer Erinnerungsdiskurse. In Stefanie Michels & Albert Gouaffo (Eds.), Erinnerungstropografien Rheinland-Grasland Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.
Schilling, B. (2018). Unabhängigkeitsgeschenke im Kalten Krieg. In Joachim Zeller & Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst (Eds.), Deutschland Postkolonial. Ende und Nachwirkungen des deutschen Weltmachtstrebens um 1900 Berlin: Metropol-Verlag.
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (09.03.2017) Invited speaker Institute of Historical Research/German Historical Institute London Germany's Colonial Material (Public Lecture)
Schilling, B. (25.10.2017) Invited speaker University of Bern Haus-Heim-Heimat? Materielle Kultur und kolonialer Alltag in Afrika, c. 1860-1960
Schilling, B. (15.09.2017) Invited speaker Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf Hermann von Wissmann: Kreuzungspunkt kolonialer Erinnerungsdiskurse (Public Lecture)
Schilling, B. (26.05.2017) Invited speaker The Cultural Legacy of German Colonial Rule Berlin (25.05.2017 - 27.05.2017) Material Memories of Empire
Schilling, B. (2017). Material Memories of Empire - Coming to Terms with German Colonialism. In Klaus Muehlhahn (Eds.), The Cultural Legacy of German Colonial Rule (pp. 23-50) (28 p.). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg.
Schilling, B. (12.06.2017) Invited speaker Objects of Colonial Memory (12.06.2017) Moving objects: methodologies for researching colonialism and material memories
Schilling, B. (24.10.2017) Invited speaker Basler Afrika Bibliographien/University of Basel The Colonial Home in sub-Saharan Africa: an Entangled History
  2017 - Other output
Schilling, B. (2017). Germany's Colonial Material.
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (22.11.2016) Invited speaker University of Amsterdam A Controversial Heirloom: The Materiality of German Colonial Memory
Schilling, B. (22.11.2016) Invited speaker Academic Medical Center A Controversial Heirloom: The Materiality of German Colonial Memory
Schilling, B. (11.02.2016) Invited speaker Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies Utrecht (11.02.2016) Material Memories of Empire: Coming to Terms with German Colonialism
Schilling, B. (03.02.2016) Invited speaker IHR Studies of Home Seminar London (03.02.2016) The Colonial Home in sub-Saharan Africa: an Entangled History
  2016 - Other output
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (2015). German Postcolonialism in Four Dimensions - A Historical Perspective. Postcolonial Studies, 18 (4), (pp. 427-439) (13 p.).
Schilling, B. (2015). Review: Cristina Lombardi-Diop and Caterina Romeo, Postcolonial Italy: Challenging National Homogeneity. Testimony Between History and Memory (120).
Schilling, Britta (2015). Review: George Steinmetz (ed.), Sociology & Empire - The Imperial Entanglements of a Discipline. Central European History, 48 (2), (pp. 256-258) (4 p.).
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, Britta (2014). Design Advice for the African Home - Translating "Colonial Style," 1945-1962. Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture, 5 (2), (pp. 179-197) (19 p.).
Schilling, Britta (2014). Postcolonial Germany - memories of empire in a decolonized nation. (258 p.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-251) and index.
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, Britta (01.11.2013). Imperial Heirlooms - The Private Memory of Colonialism in Germany. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 41 (4), (pp. 663-682) (20 p.).
  2012 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, Britta (2012). Review: German Colonialism, Visual Culture, and Modern Memory. English Historical Review, 127 (524), (pp. 211-212) (2 p.).
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (2010). Crossing Boundaries: German Women in Africa, 1919-1933. In Michael Perraudin & Juergen Zimmerer (Eds.), German Colonialism and National Identity New York: Routledge.
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Schilling, B. (2009). “Deutsche Frauen! Euch und Eure Kinder geht es an!” Deutsche Frauen als Aktivistinnen für die koloniale Idee. In Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst & Mechthild Leutner (Eds.), Frauen in den deutschen Kolonien Berlin: Ch. Links Verlag.
Schilling, B. (2009). Zwischen “Primitivismus” und “Modernität”: “Neue Frauen” in Afrika, 1919-1933. In Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst & Mechthild Leutner (Eds.), Frauen in den deutschen Kolonien Berlin: Ch. Links Verlag.
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Currently dr. Britta Schilling teaches the following course(s):
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dr. B. Schilling Contact details
Drift 6

Drift 6
Room 0.17
3512 BS  UTRECHT
The Netherlands


Phone number (direct) +31 30 253 1777

Email b.schilling@uu.nl

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