Dr. Silvan Niedermeier

 

Areas of Research:

US American cultural history, history of the US South, African American history, history of violence, visual history, colonial history, history of US imperialism

 

CV & Publications

 

Current Project:

Returning the Colonial Gaze. Photography and Counterhegemonic Subject Positions in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)

 

Dissertation:

Silvan Niedermeier, Rassismus und Bürgerrechte. Polizeifolter im Süden der USA 1930-1955. Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, 2014.  https://bit.ly/3bMoOor

Book review: http://bit.ly/1ysxAR2

Silvan Niedermeier, The Color of the Third Degree. Racism, Police Torture, and Civil Rights in the American South, 1930–1955. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2019.  https://bit.ly/3aGPAy

 

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Contact information

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Tel.: +49 361 737-4416

Fax: +49 361 737-4419

silvan.niedermeier@uni-erfurt.de

Office hours

Wed. 11:30 - 12:30