Recent Publications

Working Paper Series

Article or Chapter

  • Rottenburg, Richard (2021) "Changing Codes in Search for Liminal Pathways." in Digital Imaginaries: African Positions Beyond Binaries , edited by Richard Rottenburg, Oulimata Gueye, Julien McHardy and Phillip Ziegler, 286-319. Bielefeld & Berlin: Kerber.
  • Rottenburg, Richard, Enrico Ille, and Siri Lamoureaux (2021) "Nuba." in Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE , edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, and Everett Rowson. Leiden: Brill. → http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_40350
  • Lamoureaux, Siri, and Richard Rottenburg (2021) "Doing postcolonial gender: An approach to justifying rights, resources and recognition." in Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society 4 (1). Thematic Cluster: Justifying Gender. → https://doi.org/10.1080/25729861.2021.1984040

Book or Edited Volume

Article or Chapter

  • Rottenburg, Richard (2020) "Ein Übungsbericht und eine Frage an Matthias Kaufmann." in Denken und Handeln. Perspektiven der praktischen Philosophie und der Sprachphilosophie , edited by Andrej Krause and Danaë Simmermacher, 123-141. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

Article or Chapter

  • Moradi, Fazil, and Richard Rottenburg (2019) "Tele-evidence: On the Translatability of Modernity's Violence." in Critical Studies 4: 5-23.
  • Farman, Abou, and Richard Rottenburg (2019) "Measures of future health, from the nonhuman to the planetary: An introductory essay." in Medicine Anthropology Theory 6 (3): 1–28. → https://doi.org/10.17157/mat.6.3.659

Book or Edited Volume

  • Moradi, Fazil, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2019) "Tele-evidence: On the Translatability of Modernity's Violence." in Critical Studies 4 (Special Issue).

Article or Chapter

Article or Chapter

  • Calkins, Sandra and Richard Rottenburg (2017) "Evidence, infrastructure and worth." in Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion , edited by Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jensen, and Atsuro Morita, 253-265. London: Routledge.

Article or Chapter

  • Behrends, Andrea, Sung-Joon Park, and Richard Rottenburg (2016) "Replik auf Röhl." in Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie 35 (2): 313-317.
  • Riedke, Eva and Richard Rottenburg (2016) "Introduction." in The ordering power of narratives, Working Paper of the DFG Priority Programme 1448, Nr. 21, pp 5-16 , edited by Eva Riedke. → http://lost-research-group.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/SPP1448_WP21_Riedke.pdf

Article or Chapter

  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, Siri Lamoureaux, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Rethinking Institutional Orders in Sudan Studies: The Case of Land Access in Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur." in Canadian Journal of African Studies 49 (1): 175-195. → https://doi.org/10.1080/00083968.2014.963135
  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Emergence and contestation of orders in the Sudans." in Emerging orders in the Sudans , edited by Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille and Richard Rottenburg, 1-22. Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Ille, Enrico, Guma Kunda Komey, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Tragic entanglements: Vicious circles and acts of violence in South Kordofan." in Sudan's killing fields: Political violence and fragmentation , edited by Laura Nyantung Beny and Sondra Hale, 117-137. Trenton: Red Sea Press.
  • Rottenburg, Richard, and Sally Engle Merry (2015) "Introduction. A world of indicators: The making of governmental knowledge through quantification." in A world of indicators: The making of governmental knowledge through quantification , edited by Richard Rottenburg, Sally Engle Merry, Sung-Joon Park and Johanna Mugler, 1-33. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2015) "Emerging orders in the Sudans." Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Rottenburg, Richard, Sally Engle Merry, Sung-Joon Park, and Johanna Mugler (eds.) (2015) "A world of indicators: The making of governmental knowledge through quantification." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Article or Chapter

  • Behrends, Andrea, Sung-Joon Park, and Richard Rottenburg (2014) "Travelling models: Introducing an analytical concept to globalisation studies." in Travelling models in African conflict management: Translating technologies of social ordering , edited by Andrea Behrends, Sung-Joon Park and Richard Rottenburg, 1-42. Leiden: Brill.
  • Calkins, Sandra, and Richard Rottenburg (2014) "Getting credit for what you write? Conventions and techniques of citation in German Anthropology." in Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 139: 99-130.
  • Calkins, Sandra, Richard Rottenburg, and Jörg Gertel (2014) "Disrupting territories: Commodification and its concequences." in Disrupting territories: Land, commodification and conflict in Sudan , edited by Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg and Sandra Calkins, 1-30. Woodbridge: James Currey.
  • Rottenburg, Richard (2014) "Experimental engagements and metacodes." in Common Knowledge 20 (3): 540-548.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Behrends, Andrea, Sung-Joon Park, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2014) "Travelling models in African conflict management: Translating technologies of social ordering." Leiden: Brill.
  • Gertel, Jörg, Richard Rottenburg, and Sandra Calkins (eds.) (2014) "Disrupting territories: Land, commodification and conflict in Sudan." Woodbridge: James Currey.

Article or Chapter

  • Kaufmann, Matthias, and Richard Rottenburg (2013) "Translation and cultural identity." in Homelands in translation: Summer school in Naples , edited by Michele Bernardini, Stefania De Lucia and Camilla Miglio. Civiltà del Mediterraneo, N.S, 229-348. Naples: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura.
  • Rottenburg, Richard (2013) "Ethnologie und Kritik." in Ethnologie im 21. Jahrhundert , edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Matthias Krings and Carola Lentz, 55-76. Berlin: Reimer.

Article or Chapter

  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (2012) "21st century African biopolitics: Fuzzy fringes, cracks and undersides, neglected backwaters, and returning politics." in Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa , edited by Paul Wenzel Geissler, Richard Rottenburg and Julia Zenker, 7-19. Bielefeld: Transcript.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Geissler, Paul Wenzel, Richard Rottenburg, and Julia Zenker (eds.) (2012) "Rethinking biomedicine and governance in Africa." Bielefeld: Transcript.

Article or Chapter

  • Rottenburg, Richard (2011) "Sozialexperiment als neue Figuration von Wissenschaft, Politik und Markt im postkolonialen Afrika." in Globalisierung Süd , edited by Axel T. Paul, Alejandro Pelfini and Boike Rehbein, 156-183. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
  • Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner, and Richard Rottenburg (2011) "Introduction. Ideas in Motion: Making Sense of Identity and the New Genetics." in Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging , edited by Katharina Schramm, David Skinner and Richard Rottenburg, 1-29. Oxford: Berghahn.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Schramm, Katharina, David Skinner, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2011) "Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging." Oxford: Berghahn.

Article or Chapter

  • Rottenburg, Richard (2009) "Social and public experiments and new figurations of science and politics in Africa." in Postcolonial Studies 12 (4): 423-440.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Rottenburg, Richard (2009) "Far-fetched facts: A parable of development aid." Cambridge: MIT Press.