Sabrina Kirschner

Dipl.-Gyml. Sabrina Kirschner

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin – DFG-Projekt (Research Fellow)

  • Diploma (2012) and State Exam (2012) from RWTH Aachen University. Undergraduate and Graduate studies at RWTH Aachen University, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.

[+] Research

Funded Projects

[+] Teaching

During the spring term 2016 I taught a seminar on the History of Urban Water Management in São Paulo, in fall 2016 I'm teaching a course on the Charlemagne Prize and European Integration. In winter 2017 I offer the course "life in metro[polis]"

[+] CV

University Education

since 2016
Environmental Studies, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
2016
Bavarian Higher Education Teaching Certificate (Zertifikat Hochschullehre der Bayerischen Universitäten, Bundeswehr University Munich / Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
2012
State Exam and Diploma Degree in History and Spanish with a minor in Education/Philosophy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2009
Exams in History (Neuere und Neueste Geschichte einschließlich Landesgeschichte) and German (Neuere Deutsche Philologie), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Research and Teaching Positions

2014
Research Fellow: German Research Foundation Project „A Global History of Urban Development Policies since 1945“, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
2013 - 2014
High School Teacher, District Government of Düsseldorf, Germany
2010 - 2012
Substitute High School Teacher, District Government of Düsseldorf / Diocese of Aachen, Germany
2007 - 2011
Graduate Teaching Assistant, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Scholarships & Awards

2017
SHAFR Global Scholars and Diversity Scholarship, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, United States
2017
Indo-German Centre for Sustainability Scholarship, Summer School "Sustainable Urban Water and Wastewater Management", Germany
2014
"Springorum Denkmünze", RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2009
DAAD Scholarship to study History and Art History at the University of Granada, Spain
2008
Merit Scholarship, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
2007
DAAD Scholarship to attend an Intensive Spanish Language and Culture Course at the University of Alcalá, Spain
 
... and several travel grants

Summer Schools

2017
IGCS Summer School "Sustainable Urban Water and Wastewater Management" – Indo-German Centre for Sustainability in Cooperation with Research Institute for Water and Waste Management at RWTH Aachen (FiW) and Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (LIH), RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
2016
International Doctoral Summer School “Opening the Black Box of Quality: Reflecting on  Scholarly Practice in the Social Sciences and Humanities” – Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Alpen Adria    University, Vienna, Austria
2016
ICOHTEC/CIUHCT Summer School "Rethinking Technology, Innovation, and Sustainability: Historical and Contemporary Narratives" – University of Lisbon, Nova University of Lisbon, University of Porto, Portugal
2016
"Urban Cultures of Sustainability” – FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies), University of Freiburg, Germany
2016
Columbia Alliance (University, École Politechnique, Sciences Po und Université Paris 1 - Panthéon-Sorbonne) Summer School in Science and Policy "Complex Interactions in Sustainabilty"– Reid Hall, Paris, France
2015
Ph.D. Course "Latin America in Global Governance" – Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway
2011
Interdisciplinary Summer School "Cultural Encounters Past and Present" – Graduate School Cultural Encounters and the Discourses of Scholarship, University of Rostock, Germany
2009
Summer School  "Polen heute" – University of Warsaw, Poland
2009
European Week Eindhoven: "Faces of Europe: Looking through the eyes of others" –Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
2007
International Summer Week Ilmenau (ISWI) "Time to think" – Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
 

Presentations

09/2017

São Paulo und die Wasserprobleme. Entwicklungspolitische Lösungsansätze zur Verbesserung der Wasserqualität und -versorgung in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren –  12. Deutscher Lusitanistentag, Sektion 13: Água e Engenharia Hidráulica no Espaço Lusófono, University of Mainz, Germany

09/2017

Descobrindo problemas ambientais como campo da política de desenvolvimento: São Paulo, o Banco Mundial e a poluição da água nos anos 1960‐1970 –  12. Deutscher Lusitanistentag, Sektion 14: Encontro de Jovens Investigadores, University of Mainz, Germany

06/2017

Urban environmental policy in McNamara’s World Bank between ideal and reality: The case of São Paulo – 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR 2017): Power, Publics, and the United States in the World – Arlington, VA, US [Global Scholars and Diversity Scholarship]

06/2017
Researching Urban Environment & Development in the US – The Life and the Death of American Cities, John F. Kennedy Institute, FU Berlin, Germany (invited)
06/2017
São Paulo, Stockholm & Washington, D.C.: The World Bank and the Discovery of Urban Environmental Problems as a Field of Development Policy – JFK History Research Colloquium, John F. Kennedy Institute, FU Berlin, Germany (invited)
03/2017
Grenzüberschreitende institutionalisierte  (Entwicklungs-)zusammenarbeit im urbanen Umweltmanagement: Erste Maßnahmen gegen Gewässerverschmutzung in São Paulo in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren  –  "Grenzüberschreitende institutionalisierte Zusammenarbeit von der Antike bis in die Gegenwart. Strukturen und Prozesse" Jahrestagung der AG Internationale Geschichte de VHD, KWI Essen, Germany
11/2016
Gewässerverschmutzung in São Paulo: Ursachen - Maßnahmen  -  Folgen –  Centro de Estudos Latino-Americanos e Transatlânticos, University of Mainz, Germany (invited)
 
09/2016
Von Clean Cities zu Green Cities – die Anfänge urbanen Umweltmanagements in den 1970er Jahren [Poster Presentation] Doktorandenforum,  51. Deutscher Historikertag, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, published on LISA – The science portal of the Gerda Henkel Foundation

 

09/2016
From Clean Cities to Green Cities – Discovering Urban Environmental Problems as a Field of Development Policy [Poster Presentation] – International Doctoral Summer School “Opening the Black Box of Quality: Reflecting on  Scholarly Practice in the Social Sciences and Humanities”, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Alpen Adria  University, Vienna, Austria  
08/2016
Die Entdeckung von Umweltproblemen als Feld von (Stadt-) Entwicklungspolitik. Erste Maßnahmen gegen Luftverschmutzung in Mexico City und Gewässerverschmutzung in São Paulo – Erste Nachwuchstagung der Gesellschaft für Überseegeschichte, Lichtenfels, Germany    
07/2016
Managing Urban Environmental Problems through Urban Development Projects: Case studies on Water Pollution in São Paulo and Air Pollution in Mexico City – ICOHTEC/CIUHCT Summer School "Rethinking Technology,Innovation, and Sustainability: Historical and Contemporary Narratives", University of Lisbon, Nova University of Lisbon, University of Porto, Portugal        
04/2016
Managing Water Problems in São Paulo in the 1960s and 1970s: The Sao Paulo Water Supply and Pollution Control Projects – Workshop: Histories of Development, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
02/2016
Von Clean Cities zu Green Cities? ‐ Die Anfänge urbanen Umweltmanagements in den 1970er Jahren – 13. Potsdamer DoktorandInnenforum: Neue Wege in die Zeitgeschichte, Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF), Potsdam, Germany
04/2015
Air Pollution in Mexico City in the context of Global Governance – Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo, Norway
09/2012
Der Aachener Karlspreis und dessen Beitrag zur europäischen Integration – Andrassy University Budapest, Hungary

Contact

Universität der Bundeswehr München Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften

Historisches Institut

Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39
Building 33, Room 3273
85579 Neubiberg

Tel.: +49  (0) 89 6004 3005
sabrina.kirschner ( at ) unibw.de


Office Hour: Please contact me via eMail


Research Interests

  • Urban Environmental Management
  • Air Pollution in Mexico City
  • Water Pollution in São Paulo
  • Development Projects
  • International Organizations