Dr. Eberhard Crailsheim



Main Research



Early modern Economic and Social History (North-western Europe, Spain, Latin America); Economic and social Network-Analysis (SNA); Early modern Cultural History (Spanish Empire, Spanish Pacific).

 

Academic Education and Job History



Since 01/2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Madrid (Spain): “The Representation of External Threats in the Configuration of Spanish Power in the Philippines (1600-1800)” funded by the European Commission. Principal Investigator: María Dolores Elizalde Pérez-Grueso

04/2015-09/2015 Visiting Professor at the FernUniversität in Hagen (for Prof. Dr. Reinhard Wendt) for Modern European and Non-European History, head of department “Geschichte Europas in der Welt”, Hagen (Germany)

07/2009-01/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher in the Emmy Noether Research Group “Text, Image, Performance: Change and Ambivalence of Cultural Orders in Colonial Contact Zones (Provincia de Charcas and the Philippines, 17th-18th Centuries)”, Department of History, Section of Non-European History, University of Hamburg, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG, Emmy-Noether research group), Hamburg (Germany). Principal Investigator: Astrid Windus

07/2009 Research Assistant, Emmy Noether Research Group “Text, Image, Performance: Change and Ambivalence of Cultural Orders in Colonial Contact Zones (Provincia de Charcas and The Philippines, 17th-18th Centuries)”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG); Department of History, Section of Non-European History, University of Hamburg

10/2007-05/2008 Language assistant at the Lycée and College A. Watteau in Valenciennes (France)

09/2006-09/2007 Traineeship for qualification as a school teacher at the BG and BRG Lichtenfels, Graz (Austria); subjects: Spanish, History, Social Studies

03/2004-08/2006 Research Assistant, Institute of History, Karl-Franzens University, Graz

11/2003-10/2008 PhD studies in History (Economic and Social History) at the Karl-Franzens University, Graz; PhD thesis on “Seville and the European Atlantic Trade. A Network Study of French and Flemish Merchant Communities in Early Modern History (1580-1640)”. Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. R. Pieper.

03/2002-11/2003 Editorial Work of the Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas (Yearbook for Latin American History).

10/1996-11/2003 Studies in History and Social Studies/Spanish at the Karl-Franzens University, Graz; master thesis on “Seville as Entrepôt in the Atlantic Trade (1550-1650). An Analysis of the Trade Relations of French and Dutch Regions with Seville and the Americas”.

 

Research and Studies Abroad



01-05/2011 Archival research in Manila, Philippines

10-12/2010 Archival research in Mexico City

02-03/2010 Archival research in Spain (Madrid, Seville, Valladolid, Avila, Barcelona, Pamplona)

02-12/2004 Archival research in Spain (Seville, Valladolid), and France (Rouen)

02-03/2002 Research sojourn in Seville, Spain

10/1998-07/1999 Study sojourn in Salamanca, Spain

 

Publications



Eberhard Crailsheim, “Religiöse Aspekte der interkulturellen Diplomatie zwischen Spaniern und ‚Moros‘ auf den Philippinen, 1565-1764,” in: Birgit Tremml-Werner, Eberhard Crailsheim (Hrsg.), Audienzen und Allianzen (Wien 2015), S. 108-126.

Birgit Tremml-Werner, Eberhard Crailsheim (Hrsg.), Audienzen und Allianzen. Interkulturelle Diplomatie in Asien und Europa vom 8. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert (Wien 2015).

Eberhard Crailsheim, “Wandel und Ambivalenz der Darstellung der ‘Moros’  auf den kolonialspanischen Philippinen (16.-17. Jahrhundert),” in: Saeculum 64.1 (2014), S. 25-40.

Eberhard Crailsheim, „Las Filipinas, zona fronteriza. Algunas repercusiones de su función conectiva y separativa (1600-1762)”, in: Aarón Grageda Bustamante (Hg.), Intercambios, actores, enfoques. Pasajes de la historia latinoamericana en una perspectiva global (Hermosilla, Sonora, Universidad de Sonora 2014), S. 133-152.

Eberhard Crailsheim, „The Baptism of Sultan Azim ud-Din of Sulu: Festivities for the Consolidation of Spanish Power in the Philippines in the Middle of the Eighteenth Century“, in: Astrid Windus und Eberhard Crailsheim (Hg.), Image—Object—Performance. Mediality and Communication in Contact Zones of Colonial Latin America and the Philippines (Münster et al., Waxmann 2013), S. 93-120.

Astrid Windus und Eberhard Crailsheim (Hg.), Image‐Object‐Performance. Mediality and Communication in Contact Zones of Colonial Latin America and the Philippines (Münster et al., Waxmann 2013). 

Eberhard Crailsheim, „Extranjeros entre dos mundos: una aproximación proporcional a las colonias de mercaderes extranjeros en Sevilla, 1570-1650“, in: Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas/Anuario de Historia de América Latina 48 (2011), S. 179-202. 

Eberhard Crailsheim, „Behind the Atlantic Expansion: Flemish Trade Connections of Seville in 1620“, in: Research in Maritime History 43, Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia (Hg.), Maritime History as Global History (St. John’s, NF 2010), S. 21-46.

Eberhard Crailsheim, „Commerce et société des marchands français à Séville (de 1580 à 1650). Les exemples de Pedro de la Farxa, Lanfran David et Pedro de Alogue“, in: Guy Saupin und Jean-Philippe Priotti (Hg.), Le commerce atlantique franco-espagnol – Acteurs, négoces et ports (XVe-XVIIIe siècle) (Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2008), S. 233-248.

Eberhard Crailsheim und Eva-Maria Wiedenbauer, „Central Europe and the Atlantic World: The Mines of Idria and the American Demand for Mercury (1556-1646)“, in: Renate Pieper und Peer Schmidt (Hg.), Latin America and the Atlantic World/El mundo atlántico y América Latina (1500-1850). Essays in Honor of Horst Pietschmann (Köln et al., Böhlau 2005), S. 297-318. 

 

Teaching



2015 Course on the Spanish Empire: Sevilla und Manila - Die Spanier in Atlantik und Pazifik (12-13.6.2015); course on missionaries and diplomats as cultural brokers: Missionare und Diplomaten – Akteure zwischen den Kulturen (4-5.9.2015); course on the phenomenon of external threats: Äußere Bedrohungen in der frühen Neuzeit (18-19.9.2015), blocked seminars (Präsenzveranstaltungen), Institute of History, FernUniversität in Hagen (Germany).

2013 Lecture on "Moro-Pirates" in the Pacific (Social and Cultural History)

2013 Course on Latin American History (Social Cultural History)

2011 Course on Philippine History (Social and Cultural History)

2010 Course on Seville as entrepôt between Europe and America (Economic History)

Since 2008 Module on the „Demography of Latin America“ at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, within the programme “Master Outline en Historia de América Latina” (with Prof. R. Pieper)

Since 2003 Single lectures and presentations on the subject of the PhD thesis, on trans-Atlantic Economic History, and on the history of Latin America 

 

Contact



Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CCHS)
Instituto de Historia (despacho 2E11)
Departamento de Estudios Americanos

Calle de Albasanz, 26-28, 28037 Madrid
Tel: +34 916 02 2765

e-Mail: eberhard.crailsheim@cchs.csic.es