Ned
 
Richardson-Little
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Kontakt

Dr. Ned Richardson-Little

Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

Büro: Am Neuen Markt 1, Raum 1.06
E-Mail: richardson-little [at] zzf-potsdam.de

 

Vita

seit April 2024
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am ZZF Potsdam, Abteilung V 

Oktober 2023 - März 2024
Assoziierter Wissenschaftler am ZZF Potsdam, Abteilung V 

2021-2025
PI des von der VolkswagenStiftung geförderten Projektes, Universität Erfurt (2021-2023) und ZZF (2023-2025): „Towards Illiberal Constitutionalism in East Central Europe: Historical Analysis in Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Elternzeit (Oktober 2021-Oktober 2022)

 

2021-2024
Assoziierter Wissenschaftler, SNSPA, Bukarest, Rümanien, „Socialist Contributions to International Law,” UEFISCDI unterstütztes Projekt, Prof. Raluca Grosescu (PI)

2019-2024
Nachwuchsgruppenleiter an der Universität Erfurt - VolkswagenStiftung Freigeist Projekt: „The Other Global Germany: Transnational Criminality and Deviant Globalization in the 20th Century“

2014-2018
Associate Research Fellow an der University of Exeter. „1989 after 1989: The Fall of State-Socialism in a Global Perspective“, Leverhulme Trust unterstütztes Projekt. Prof. James Mark (PI)

2015
Leibniz Summer Fellow am Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung (ZZF), Potsdam.
Official Commendation, Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History für „Between Dictatorship and Dissent: Ideology, Legitimacy, and Human Rights in East Germany, 1945-1990“, Wiener Library, London.

2014
Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize für „Between Dictatorship and Dissent: Ideology, Legitimacy, and Human Rights in East Germany, 1945-1990“, DHI Washington DC

2008–2013
Promotion an der University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unter der Betreuung von Prof. Konrad Jarausch: „Between Dictatorship and Dissent: Ideology, Legitimacy, and Human Rights in East Germany, 1945-1990“.

2012
Forschungsstipendien der American Historical Association (Washington DC) und des DHI-Washington

2011
Forschungsstipendium des Deutscher Akademischen Ausstauschdienstes (DAAD)

2010–2011
Fellow, Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies – Freie Universität Berlin.

2006–2008
M.A. Geschichtswissenschaften an der Universität McGill (Montréal, Kanada): „Imagining the Archipelago – Western Conceptions of the Gulag, 1923-2000“

2001–2005
B.A. in Geschichtswissenschaften an der McGill University (Montréal, Kanada)

 

 

Projekte

Publikationen

Monografie
The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany. Cambridge u.a., 2020.

(Co-)Herausgeberschaften
Everyday Transnationalism, Global Entanglements and Regimes of Mobility at the Edges of East Germany Sonderheft: Central European History (56:2, 2023), zus. mit: Lauren Stokes.

(Re-)Constituting the State and Law during the ‚Long Transformation of 1989‘ in East Central Europe. Sonderheft: Journal of Modern European History zus. mit Michal Kopeček.

New perspectives on Socialism and Human Rights in East-Central Europe since 1945, Sonderheft: East Central Europe (46, 2019), zus. mit: Dietz, Hella und Mark, James.

Revisiting State Socialist Approaches to International Criminal and Humanitarian Law , Sonderheft: Journal of the History of International Law (21, 2019), zus. mit: Grosescu, Raluca.

Artikel und Aufsätze
Cold War Narcotics Trafficking, the Global War on Drugs, and East Germany’s Illicit Transnational Entanglements,” Central European History (56: 2, 2023), S. 214-235.

Zus. mit: Lauren Stokes, Everyday Transnationalism, Global Entanglements and Regimes of Mobility at the Edges of East Germany, Central European History (56: 2, 2023), S.159-172.

Zus. mit: Kerstin Brückweh, Jane Freeland, Mario Keßler und Daniel Siemens, What’s Next? Historical Research on the GDR Three Decades after German Unification, peer-reviewed forum, German History (41:2, 2023), S. 279–296.

Nehmt Menschenrechtsilliberalismus ernst! Vom Ge- und Missbrauch der Geschichte und der Schwierigkeit, diese zu schreiben, in: Johannes Haaf, Luise Müller, Esther Neuhann und Markus Wolf (Hg.), Die Grundlagen der Menschenrechte: moralisch, politisch oder sozial?. Nomos Verlag, 2023.

Zus. mit: Samuel Merrill und Leah Arlaud, Far-Right Anniversary Politics and Social Media: The Alternative for Germany’s Contestation of the East German Past on Twitter, in Memory Studies (15:6, 2022), S. 1360–1377.

Conclusion: 1989: World-Historical Fracture and a Return to More of the Same, in: Kirrily Freeman and John Munro (Hg.), Reading the New Global Order: Textual Transformations of 1989. London, 2022.

Arms Intervention: Weimar Germany, Imperial Influence and Weapons Trafficking in Warlord China, in: Journal of Modern European History (19:4, 2021), S. 510-528.

Transnational Drug Trafficking and the German Embrace of International Narcotics Law from the Kaiserreich to the Nazis, in: Dietmar Müller und Katja Naumann (Hg.), Transregional Connections in the History of East Central Europe. Berlin u.a., 2021.

'Hashers Don't Read Das Kapital': East Germany, Socialist Prohibition, and Global Cannabis, in: James Mills und Lucas Richert (Hg.), Cannabis: Global Histories. Cambridge MA, 2021.

Zus. mit Merrill, Samuel, Who is the Volk? PEGIDA and the Contested Memory of 1989 on Social Media, in: Samuel Merrill, Emily Keightley und Priska Daphi (Hg.), Social Movements, Cultural Memory and Digital Media. Mobilising Mediated Remembrance. London, 2020.

Zus. mit: Kopeček, Michal, Introduction: (Re-)Constituting the State and Law during the ‘Long Transformation of 1989’ in East Central Europe, in: Journal of Modern European History (18, 2020), S. 275-280.

From Tehran to Helsinki: The International Year of Human Rights 1968 and State Socialist Eastern Europe, in: Diplomatica: A Journal of Diplomacy and Society (1, 2019), S. 180-201.

Zus. mit Dietz, Hella und Mark, James, New Perspectives on Socialism and Human Rights in East Central Europe since 1945, in: Socialism and Human Rights in East-Central Europe since 1945, Sonderheft: East Central Europe (46, 2019), S. 169-187.

The Failure of the Socialist Declaration of Human Rights: Ideology, Legitimacy, and Elite Defection at the End of State Socialism, in: Socialism and Human Rights in East-Central Europe since 1945, Sonderheft: East Central Europe (46, 2019), S. 318-341.

Human Rights Movements and the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Explaining the Peaceful Revolution of 1989, in: Wildenthal, Lora und Quataert, Jean (Hg.), The Routledge History of Human Rights. London, 2019.

Abolishing the Exploitation of Man by Man: Socialism and Human Rights since Marx, in: Weinke, Annette und Gosewinkel, Dieter (Hg.), Menschenrechte und ihre Kritiker. Ideologien, Argumente, Wirkungen. Göttingen, 2019. S. 141-156.

Zus. mit: Grosescu, Raluca, Revisiting State Socialist Approaches to International Criminal and Humanitarian Law: An Introduction, in: The Socialist World and Post-War International Criminal and Humanitarian Law, Sonderheft: Journal of the History of International Law (21, 2019), S.161-180.

The Drug War in a Land Without Drugs: East Germany and the Socialist Embrace of International Narcotics Law,  in: The Socialist World and Post-War International Criminal and Humanitarian Law, Sonderheft: Journal of the History of International Law (21, 2019), S. 270-298.

Human Rights, Pluralism and the Democratization of East and West Germany, in: Wenzel, Harald, Jarausch, Konrad und Goihl, Karin (Hg.), Different Germans, Many Germanies: New Transatlantic Perspectives. New York u.a., 2017. S. 158-177.

Human Rights as Myth and History: Between the Revolutions of 1989 and the Arab Spring, in: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe (23, 2015), S. 151-166.

Between Dictatorship and Dissent: Ideology, Legitimacy and Human Rights in East Germany, 1945-1990, in: German Historical Institute Bulletin (56, 2015), S. 69-82.

Dictatorship and Dissent: Human Rights in East Germany in the 1970s, in: Eckel, Jan und Moyn, Samuel (Hg.), The Breakthrough: Human Rights in the 1970s. Philadelphia, 2014. S. 49-67.

„Erkämpft das Menschenrecht“ – Sozialismus und Menschenrechte in der DDR, in: Eckel, Jan und Moyn, Samuel (Hg.), Moral für die Welt? Menschenrechtspolitik in den 1970er Jahren. Göttingen u.a., 2012. S. 120-143.

Rezensionen und Tagungsberichte
Rezension zu: Dirk Moses, The Problems of Genocide. H-Diplo Roundtable XXIV-26 (March 27, 2023)

Rezension zu: Molly Pucci, Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe. (Yale University Press, 2020), in: German History, (40:1, 2022). S. 140-141.

Rezension zu: Craven Matthew, Sundhya Pahuja & Gerry Simpson (eds.): International Law and the Cold War. (Cambridge, 2019), : in the Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht/ Heidelberg Journal of International Law (81: 1, 2021). S. 265-270.

Medien

Podcast mit: Ted Knudsen, Brandmauerfall (The CDU and the Far-Right in Germany) Spaßbremse Podcast (Sept 28, 2023)

Podcast mit: Rosamund Johnston, Episode 29: Guns and Globalization RECET Transformative Podcast (Dec 12, 2022)

Podcast mit: John Paul Kleiner, The Human Rights Dictatorship Radio GDR Podcast (June 2, 2022)

Podcast mit: Jill Massino, The Human Rights Dictatorship New Books Network (May 21, 2021)

Interview mit: M.W. Palen, The Human Rights Dictatorship, Imperial and Global Forum (Oct 5, 2020)

Interview mit: David Broder, A Human Rights Contradiction, Jacobin (Oct 3, 2020)

Interview mit: Sumi Somaskanda, How Connected are Germans Really 30 Years after Reunification? KCRW Studio Berlin (Sept 16, 2020)

Podcast mit: Bob Whitaker, Through the Darkest of Times, History Respawned (March 31, 2020)

Interview mit: Gesche Schifferdecker, Concepts of Human Rights Are Not Unique to the West, WeberWorldCafé – Max Weber Stiftung (Sept 18, 2015)