Institute of Modern History

Daniel Rothenburg

Assistant Professor

Contact

Office: Hegelbau, 2nd floor, room 205
07071/29-78508
Fax: 07071/29-5874
daniel.rothenburgspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Hours: By appointment


CV

Since October 2020
Assistant Professor

at the Department of Modern History, University of Tübingen

2020
PhD

at the University of Tübingen. Thesis: “Too Much Water. Irrigation, Salinity, and Communities in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. An Environmental History” • Walter-Witzemann-Award of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences

2019 – 2020
Teaching Associate

at the Department of Modern History, University of Tübingen

2015 – 2019
Research Associate

at the Collaborative Research Center 923 “Threatened Order – Societies under Stress”, University of Tübingen

2015 – 2020
PhD candidate

in Contemporary History, University of Tübingen

2015
First State Examination

Thesis: "Australischer High Modernism. Merkmale des Hydro-Engineering-Diskurses anhand des Hume-Staudamms" Advancement Award for Junior Academics of the Association for Australian Studies • Advancement Award for Junior Academics of the Association for Australian Studies

2011 – 2015
Student Assistant

at the Department of Contemporary History and the CRC 923 “Threatened Order – Societies under Stress”, University of Tübingen

2008 – 2015
Study

of History and Philosophy at the universities Mannheim and Tübingen

2005 – 2008
Abitur

at Kolping-Kolleg Stuttgart

2002 – 2005
Apprenticeship

as Industrial Business Management Assistant

24. March 1985
Born

in Stuttgart


Research

Priorities

  • History of Science, Technology, and the Environment

  • Australian History

  • History of Ideas

Publications

Essays

  • "The Majesty of Concrete“ Hume Dam and Australian Modernity, in: Australian Studies Journal 31 (2017), pp. 101-113. https://australienstudien.org/zeitschrift-fuer-australienstudien-31-2017/.
  • Die „Höhere Maschinenbauschule Eßlingen“ im Dritten Reich. Schritte der Gleichschaltung zur Integration in den NS-Staat; in: Ewald Frie (Hrsg.), Die Geschichte der Hochschule Esslingen. Esslingen am Neckar 2014, pp. 154-169.

Conference Proceedings and Reviews