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LINGELBACH Dr. Jochen Lingelbach


since 2019

Research assistant at the chair of African History + at the Cluster of Excellence "Africa multiple. Reconfiguring African Studies" at Bayreuth Univerisity

2018PhD at the department of African Studies at University Leipzig
2016 - 2017

Research assistant at Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin

2012 - 2016

PhD candidate + research assistant in the post-graduate programm "Bruchzonen der Globalisierung" at the Centre for Area Studies at University Leipzig

2003 - 2010

University degree in geography and African studies at University Leipzig and the University of Dar el Salaam


  • AK Afrika in the Netzwerk Fluchtforschung
  • Netzwerk Displaced Persons Research
  • AEGIS CRG African Migration, Mobility, and Displacement (AMMODI) 

Research focus: 

  • Migration history 
  • Colonial history (esp. german + british) 
  • East African history (esp. tanzanian + ugandan)
  • History of the refugee camp + international refugee aid organisations

Current research project: 

Africa in the Global History of Refugee Camps (1940s to 1950s)

You can find more information about the current research project Here

Completed PhD project: 

Polish refguees during and after WWII in East and Central Africa (dissertation project).




Lingelbach, Jochen
Imperial Refugee Management : Moving Greek Refugees Through the British Empire and into the Bel ...
in The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2022)
doi:10.1080/03086534.2022.2084939 ...

Lingelbach, Jochen
"A Kindly and Comfortable Exile" : Polnische Displaced Persons in Afrika (1942–1950)
Displaced Persons-Forschung in Deutschland und Österreich : Eine Bestandsaufnahme zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts
Berlin : Frank & Timme, 2022. - page 103-122 . - (DigiOst; 14)
doi:10.23665/DigiOst/HI-14 ...

Lingelbach, Jochen
Refugees in the Imperial Order of Things : Citizen, Subject, and Polish Refugees in Africa (194 ...
in Africa Today volume 69 (2022) issue 1-2. - page 14-35


Lingelbach, Jochen; Tembo, Alfred
From war-torn Europe to colonial Africa
in Africa Is a Country
25. Januar 2021
https://africasacountry.com/2021/01/from-war-torn- ...


Lingelbach, Jochen
Swimming to Safety
in Refugee History
. September 2020
http://refugeehistory.org/blog/2020/9/24/swimming- ...


Lingelbach, Jochen
On the Edges of Whiteness : Polish Refugees in British Colonial Africa during and after the Sec ...
New York : Berghahn, 2020


Lingelbach, Jochen
Refugee Camps as Forgotten Portals of Globalization : Polish World War II Refugees in British C ...
in Comparativ : Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung volume 27 (2017) issue 3-4. - page 78-93
https://www.comparativ.net/v2/article/view/1670/14 ...


Lingelbach, Jochen
Nicht so lange her : Als Menschen aus Europa nach Afrika flohen
in FluchtforschungsBlog
. 2016
https://blog.fluchtforschung.net/nicht-so-lange-he ...

Lingelbach, Jochen
Polish refugees in Colonial Eastern Africa (1942–50) : The Use of European Diaspora Sources for ...
Sources and Methods for African History and Culture : Essays in Honour of Adam Jones
Leipzig : Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2016. - page 523-540


Lingelbach, Jochen
Oyster Bay : eine koloniale Heterotopie in Ostafrika und ihre postkoloniale Bedeutung
Leipzig : Univ., Institut für Afrikanistik, 2011. - 120 page . - (University of Leipzig Papers on Africa. Leipziger Arbeiten zur Geschichte und Kultur in Afrika; 18)
https://ul.qucosa.de/api/qucosa%3A33580/attachment ...


Lingelbach, Jochen
War da was? : Spuren des Kolonialismus in Leipzig
Kolonialismus hierzulande : Eine Spurensuche in Deutschland
Erfurt : Sutton Verlag, 2007. - page 53-60


Dr. Jochen Lingelbach
Postdoctoral Researcher, African History

E-mail: jochen.lingelbach@uni-bayreuth.de

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