Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kirsten Rüther, M.A.
T: +43-1-4277-43213
Summer term 2022
143086 VO Conflicts, Politics and the Sphere of the Everyday in Southern Africa: - Trajectories through the 19th and 20th Centuries
143338 VU History of African Studies - Knowledge about*in*with* "Africa": Reflect, Produce, Reflect
Winter term 2021
143213 KU Family Stor(i)es - Challenges for historians to handle a genre rubbing shoulders with popular and literary writing
143218 VO Southern Africa in Longitudinal Perspective: - Thematic, Conceptional and Discursive Diggings into the Past
Rüther, K. (2021). Apartheid. Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Thüringen.

Rüther, K. (2021). Postscriptum: Getting to grips with "political biographies". In A. Angelo (Ed.), The Politics of Biography in Africa: Borders, Margins, and Alternative Histories of Power (pp. 209-214). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.





Dannecker, P., Englert, B., Ganser-Blumenau, A., Hasenöhrl, S., Kabelik, R., Maly-Bowie, B., Metschl, V., Pelz, A., Rüther, K., & Sauer, B. (2020). Kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Mobilitätsstudien konzeptualisieren. In A. Ganser, & A. Pelz (Eds.), Mobile Kulturen und Gesellschaften/Mobile Cultures and Societies (pp. 9-56). V&R unipress, Vienna University Press.

Rüther, K. (2020). The Rule of Rent: The State, Employers and the Becoming Urban Dweller in Northern Rhodesia Acting Across a Societal Field of Force, c. 1948-1962. In K. Rüther, M. Barker-Ciganikova, D. Waldburger, & C-P. Bodenstein (Eds.), The Politics of Housing in (Post)colonial Africa: Accommodating Workers and Urban Residents (1 ed., pp. 31-65). de Gruyter Oldenbourg. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110601183-002



Rüther, K. (2019). Macht und Meer und Gott im frühneuzeitlichen West- und Westzentralafrika. In W. Behringer, E-O. Mader, & J. Nipperdey (Eds.), Konversionen zum Katholizismus in der Frühen Neuzeit: Europäische und globale Perspektiven (pp. 267-280). LIT Verlag. Kulturelle Grundlagen Europas Vol. 5

Rüther, K. (2018). Gibt's denn da was Neues? Kommentar zur neuen Missionsgeschichte. In L. Ratschiller, & K. Wetjen (Eds.), Verflochtene Mission: Perspektiven auf eine neue Missionsgeschichte (pp. 225-237). Böhlau: Wien / Köln /Weimar.

Rüther, K. (2018). Stadt und Strukturen des Mobilen im (post)kolonialen Afrika. In B. Schmidt-Lauber (Ed.), Andere Urbanitäten: Zur Pluralität des Städtischen (pp. 61-76). Böhlau: Wien / Köln /Weimar.



Rüther, K. (Interviewee), & Maurnböck-Mosser, U. (Editorial Journalist). (2017). Radiokolleg - Forschungsobjekt Ich. Erfahrungswissenschaft Oral History.. Radio show





Insights into African History and Society

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

14 Jun 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Gregory Maqoma - Broken Chord

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker) & Thuthuka Sibisi (Speaker)

21 May 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Working with Photographs, Photographs Working - Issues of Positioning towards Photography

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

25 Oct 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Do Africans need an Address? The meaning of house numbers in late colonial Zambia

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

21 Oct 202122 Oct 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Afrika genauer betrachtet - Aussprache mit der Autorin

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Jan 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


World Café on Mobility Studies

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Dec 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Kunst, Kaffee und Kipferl mit Kirsten Rüther - on Robin Rhode's exhibition "Memory is the Weapon"

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

11 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


The ideology of minimum requirements, Or, Do African dwellers need an address?

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

5 Dec 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Miete und Kolonialherrschaft im kolonialen Zambia

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

22 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Moderation

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

6 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Gesellschaften Afrikas im Fokus: Urbanisierung, Jugendbevölkerung, erhöhte Mobilität

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Afrika: Horizonte,Perspektiven, Dimensionen

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

15 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Comment: On the Loss of Connectivity

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

29 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Photographs as Sources for African History

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

15 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Verflechtung, Einbettung, Differenzierung: Der Beitrag der Afrikawissenschaften zu einer perspektiveíscnh aufgeschlossenen Globalgeschichte

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

11 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Of Burnt Crinolines, Revolutionary Miniskirts and Elegant kitende: Performaing Fashion, the Nation and the Self

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

7 May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fremdes, hilfsbedürftiges Afrika - Was hat das mit uns zu tun?

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Afrika heißt nicht nur Migration! Schärfere Sichten auf einen Kontinent, der sich aktuellen und historischen Umbrüchen stellt

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

8 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Jeanette's Story: A Family on the Faultlines of a Divided Society

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

23 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Südafrika - ein Streifzug durch Momente des Alltags, des Privaten und Persönlichen und gar Skurrilen

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

14 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Immer wieder neue Religion: Kirche und Alltag in Südafrika

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

28 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Im Besitz der Familiengeschichte

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

5 Oct 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


From the History of the Winter Family to Jeannette's Story

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

23 Feb 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Boomende Missionsgeschichte - Gibt's denn da was Neues?

Kirsten Rüther (Keynote speaker)

17 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Pleasures, Burdens and Bereavement: Representations in Globalized African Biographies

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

10 Feb 2016

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Globalgeschichtliche Dimensionen afrikanischer Geschichte

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

5 Nov 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Drifting through the city: Narratives of African Healing as an Outlook on a Wider World

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

13 May 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Was passiert mit Altkleidern?

Kirsten Rüther (Contributor)

16 Mar 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Connecting Cultures - Encounters and Discoveries: Africans Travelling Across the British Empire

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Nov 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Mobilität: Zirkulationen, Wechselwirkungen und sozialräumliche Setzungen - ein Input aus der Geschichtsschreibung Afrikas

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

13 Nov 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Hilfe auf Augenhöhe: Selbstentwicklung statt Almosen

Kirsten Rüther (Contributor)

11 Sep 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


20 Jahre Freiheit in Südafrika: Ein Erfahrungs-Bericht

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

26 May 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Planned Housing, Decent Homes and Urban Livelihoods - Preliminary Remarks on a Resarch Project in Preparation

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

15 Apr 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Fresh thoughts: Colonial History (Meets Systems Modelling)

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

20 Mar 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Zur Forschung in Südafrika: Beobachtungen und Begegnungen mit Menschen, Umbrüchen und Herausforderungen

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

14 Feb 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Lebensgeschichten - Globalgeschichten: Zur Perspektivierung großer Transformationen

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

18 Jan 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Der Teufel in Afrika

Kirsten Rüther (Contributor)

28 Nov 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


An African Perspective on John Darwin's Keynote Address

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

29 Sep 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Verwandtschaft - AFrikanische Perspektiven

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

6 Jun 20138 Jun 2013

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Researching Family

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

10 Apr 201311 Apr 2013

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Migration and the City

Kirsten Rüther (Invited speaker)

8 Feb 201310 Feb 2013

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Afrikanische Konvertitinnen im 19. Jahrhundert: Familien und Verwandtschaftsdynamiken im Transvaal und im Zulureich.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

16 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Europa im späten 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert: Afrikaner in Großbritannien und Deutschland.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

26 Sep 2012

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Zum Fachgebiet 'Globale Interaktion' im Rahmen der Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, 2004-2012.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

26 Sep 2012

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Family Politics and Diplomacy between the Berlin Mission and the Pedi, 1880-c. 1960.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

20 Mar 2012

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Biographies Related but Fractured The Winter Family of South Africa.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

16 Feb 2012

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The King, the Missionary and the Missionary’s Daughter.

Kirsten Rüther (Speaker)

14 Feb 2012

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Department of African Studies

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