Christian Cwik, Ph.D.

Lecturer

 

Christian Cwik

 

Degree/Qualification:  MA, Ph.D (University of Vienna, Austria)

Email: Christian.Cwik@sta.uwi.edu

Office Room Number: 229

Extension No.: 83058

 

Courses:

HIST 1406: Rise of Atlantic Europe

PHIL 1004: Introduction to Philosophy I

PHIL 1005: Introduction to Philosophy II

HIST 2401: Continuity and Chnage in 19th Century Europe

HIST 2402 Conflict and Intergration

 

Before the Austrian born Historian joined the Department of History at St. Augustine in August 2013 he was visiting professor at the University of Havana, the University of Cartagena in Colombia as well as the German Universities of Cologne, Dresden and Erfurt, the Austrian Universities of Vienna and Graz and also the University Pablo de Olavide in Sevilla, Spain. From 2006 to 2007, he was Professor at the Department of Political Sciences and Government Studies, Venezuelan Bolivarian University in Caracas. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Vienna (with excellence), a post-graduate diploma in Latin American Studies from the Austrian Latin America Institute and holds a M.A. degree in History and Philosophy from the University of Vienna. His current research interests include the history of minorities, outlaws, diaspora and migration, African resistance, discrimination, racism and anti-Judaism in the Americas and the Atlantic World as well as the issue of the Congress of Vienna and its global dimension. He published various books and articles among them the book “Slavery, Escape and Resistance in Cuba” (2014), or the book chapter on “The Africanization of Amerindians in the Greater Caribbean: The Wayuu and Miskito, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries” edited by Franklin Knight and Ruth Iyobat at the University of the West Indies Press. Christian Cwik is member of the Outreach Committee and his teaching interests are Early Modern Western European History, Enlightenment, World Wars as well as Migration History during the 19th and 20th centuries.