Dr. Annika Raapke

DFG Walter Benjamin Postdoc


Current Project

Geschäfte für alles und jeden? Pacotillenwirtschaft im Ancien Régime

Curriculum Vitae


  • 2017 Dr. Phil. in History, focus: Early Modern History, University of Oldenburg. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dagmar Freist (Oldenburg), Prof. Phil Withington (Sheffield, UK)

  • 2012 M.Ed. in History and German, University of Oldenburg

  • 2010 BA in History and German, Studies of French/Roman Studies, University of Münster and University of Oldenburg



Career

  • since 2021 DFG Walter Benjamin Postdoc at University of Göttingen

  • 2020–2021 Dorothea-Schlözer Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Göttingen

  • 2018–2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Public Relations Coordinator Prize Papers Project, Academies Programme of the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities, University of Oldenburg

  • 2017–2020 Lecturer in History, Theory and Ethics of Medicine at European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen

  • 2017–2019 Research Associate at DFG research training group 1608/2 lf-Making. Practices of subjectivation in historical and interdisciplinary perspective, University of Oldenburg

  • 2016–2017 Lecturer, Historical Institute, University of Oldenburg

  • 2015–2016 Research Associate at DFG research training group 1608/2 lf-Making. Practices of subjectivation in historical and interdisciplinary perspective, University of Oldenburg

  • since 2013 Lecturer, Historical Institute, University of Oldenburg

  • 2012–2017 Coordinator BKM-Project Freiheitsraum Reformation, University of Oldenburg



Research Topics


  • Early Modern History
  • History of the Caribbean
  • French History
  • Economic and Consumption History
  • History of the Body
  • History of Medicine


Memberships




Selected Publications


  1. Books


  2. Diss Annika



    „Dieses verfluchte Land”. Europäische Körper in Brieferzählungen aus der Karibik, 1744–1826, Reihe Praktiken der Subjektivierung Vol. 12, Bielefeld, transcript 2019.

    Awarded for excellent research by the University society Oldenburg in 2019





  1. Selected articles

    • Petites Affaires. Pacotille commerce and the intimate networks of free women of Colour in the 18th century French Caribbean. In: Itinerario, Sonderheft “Gender, intimate networks and global commerce in the early modern period”, expected to be published in 2022.

    • Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something stolen. Trade and trust among women in the eighteenth-century French Caribbean, in: Francisca Hoyer, Katarina Nordström, Astrid Wendel-Hansen (eds.): To Take Us Lands Away. Essays in Honor of Margaret R. Hunt, Uppsala 2022.

    • Well, that escalated slowly. Prekäre Balancen, Konflikt und Eskalation in Briefbeziehungen zwischen Frankreich und den Karibikkolonien, 1778–1793, in: Historische Anthropologie 29/2, 2021.

    • The Realm of Wind and Water. How the Atlantic always had the last word, in: Burschel, Peter/Jüterczenka, Sünne (ed.): The Sea. Maritime Worlds in the Early Modern Period, Frühneuzeit-Impulse Vol. 004, Köln et al. 2021.

    • Frauen sind überall Frauen. Versuch einer alternativen Antwort auf eine 226 Jahre alte Frage, in: Schnicke, Falko/ González Athenas, Muriel (ed.): Popularisierungen von essentialisiertem Geschlechterwissen seit der Vormoderne. Forschungsprobleme, Potenziale und Ansätze. Historische Zeitschrift: Beihefte 79, 2020.

    • with Christina Beckers: Gekapert, Eingelagert, Vergessen. In: Rhode, Maria/ Wawra, Ernst (ed.): Quellenanalyse. Ein epochenübergreifendes Handbuch für das Geschichtsstudium, Paderborn, UTB 2020.

    • Zusammen sind wir schwach. Kranke Körper als Vergemeinschaftungsmoment in der französischen Karibik des 18. Jahrhunderts, in: Thießen, Malte/ Robel, Yvonne (ed.): Krank machen. Werkstatt Geschichte, Heft Nr. 78, 2018.

    • The Pain of Senses Escaping. 18th century Europeans and the Sensory Challenges of the Caribbean, in: Hacke, Daniela/ Musselwhite, Paul (ed.): Empire of the Senses. Sensory Practices and Modes of Perception in the Atlantic World, Leiden, Brill 2017.

    • Liebes-Sirup und Trost-Makkaroni. Essen und emotionale Zugehörigkeiten in Briefen aus der französischen Karibik des 18. Jahrhunderts, in: Böhmer, Katharina/ Burschel, Peter/ Missfelder, Jan-Friedrich (ed.): Esskulturen. Historische Anthropologie 25/1, 2017.