Publications

Books

Monograph, Scientific
  • Burton, Eric (2021): In Diensten des Afrikanischen Sozialismus. Tansania und die globale Entwicklungsarbeit der beiden deutschen Staaten, 1961-1990. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg (= Studien zur Internationalen Geschichte, 49). ISBN 978-3110-70552-2. (DOI) (Web link)

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Burton, Eric; Dietrich, Anne; Harisch, Immanuel R.; Schenck, Marcia C. (2021): Navigating Socialist Encounters. Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War. Berlin u.a.: De Gruyter (= Africa in Global History, 2). ISBN 978-3-11-062231-7. (DOI) (Web link)

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Burton, Eric: Herausgeberschaft - historia.scribere, 2019-04-01 on-going. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Redaktionstätigkeit - Stichproben - Vienna Journal of african studies, 2019-04-01 on-going. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Redaktionstätigkeit - Journal für Entwicklungspolitik, 2019-04-01 on-going. (Web link)

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Burton, Eric (2021): Antikoloniale Solidaritäten im Konflikt: Panafrikanismus, Panarabismus und afroasiatische Beziehungen in Kairo, 1956-1963.
    In: Stichproben - Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien / Vienna Journal of African Studies 21/40, pp. 43 - 80. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Harisch, Immanuel; Burton, Eric (2021): Sozialistische Globalisierung. Tagebücher der DDR-Freundschaftsbrigaden in Afrika, Asien und Laeinamerika.
    In: Zeithistorische Forschungen / Studies in Contemporary History 17/3, pp. 578 - 591. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2020): Decolonization, the Cold War and Africans’ routes to overseas education, 1957-1965.
    In: Journal of Global History 15/1, pp. 169 - 191. (Full-text) (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2020): Von Revolution zu Reform: Transfers zwischen China und Tansanias »Afrikanischem Sozialismus« von anti-imperialistischer Solidarität bis Neoliberalismus.
    In: Jahrbuch für Historische Kommunismusforschung, pp. 121 - 138. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2019): Navigating global socialism: Tanzanian students in and beyond East Germany.
    In: Cold War History 19/1, pp. 63 - 83. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Burton, Eric; Pfanzelter, Eva; Hasenöhrl, Ute (2021): Vorwort zur dreizehnten Ausgabe.
    In: historia.scribere 13, pp. I - VI. (Web link)

  • Pfanzelter, Eva; Burton, Eric; Hasenöhrl, Ute (2020): Vorwort zur zwölften Ausgabe.
    In: historia.scribere 12, pp. I - VII. (DOI) (Web link)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Burton, Eric (2021): Dilemmas of Egalitarianism. Development Workers From the Two German States and Inequalities in Socialist Tanzania.
    In: Kaag, Mayke; Khan-Mohammad, Guive; Schmid, Stefan: Destination Africa. Contemporary Africa as a Centre of Global Encounter. Leiden [u.a.]: Brill (= Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies, 24)., ISBN 978-90-04-46413-1, pp. 46 - 79. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2021): From Development State to Non-state Development:Counterpart Careers, West German Aid and Asymmetrical Interdependence in Late Socialist Tanzania.
    In: Kalfelis, Melina; Knodel, Kathrin: NGOs and Lifeworlds in Africa. Transdisciplinary Perspectives. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books., ISBN 978-1-80073-110-3, pp. 226 - 250. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2021): Postkolonialismus.
    In: Gräser, Marcus; Rupnow, Dirk: Österreichische Zeitgeschichte / Zeitgeschichte in Österreich. Eine Standortbestimmung in Zeiten des Umbruchs. Wien [u.a.]: Böhlau (= Böhlaus Zeitgeschichtliche Bibliothek, 41)., ISBN 978-3-205-20928-7, pp. 321 - 347. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2021): Socialisms between cooperation and competition. Ideology, aid and Cold War politics in Tanzania’s relations with East Germany.
    In: Basto, Maria-Benedita; Blum, Francoise; Guidi, Pierre; Kiriakou, Heloise; Mourre, Martin; Pauthier, Celine; Rillon, Ophelie; Roy, Alexis; Vezzadini, Elena: Socialismes en Afrique. African socialism. Paris: Editions de la Maison des sciences de l`homme., ISBN 978-2-7351-2698-9, Vol. 54, pp. 613 - 642. (Web link)

  • Schenck, Marcia C.; Harisch, Immanuel R.; Dietrich, Anne; Burton, Eric (2021): Introduction: Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War.
    In: Burton, Eric; Dietrich, Anne; Harisch, Immanuel R.; Schenck, Marcia C.: Navigating Socialist Encounters. Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War. Berlin u.a.: De Gruyter (= Africa in Global History, 2)., ISBN 978-3-11-062231-7, pp. 1 - 58. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2020): Engineering Socialism: The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) in the 1970s and 1980s.
    In: Bandeira Jeronimo, Miguel; Matasci, Damiano; Gonçalves Dores, Hugo: Education and Development in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. Policies, Paradigms, and Entanglements, 1890s–1980s. Cham: Springer International Publishing (= Global Histories of Education, 3)., ISBN 978-3-030-27800-7, pp. 205 - 233. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2019): Diverging visions in post-revolutionary spaces: East German advisers and revolution from above in Zanzibar, 1964-1970.
    In: Calori, Anna; Hartmetz, Anne-Kristin; Kocsev, Bence; Mark, James; Zofka, Jan: Between East and South. Spaces of Interaction in the Globalizing Economy of the Cold War. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg (= Dialectics of the Global, 3)., ISBN 978-3-11-063965-0, pp. 85 - 116. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2019): Hubs of Decolonization. African Liberation Movements and "Eastern" Connections in Cairo, Accra and Dar es Salaam.
    In: Dallywater, Lena; Saunders, Chris; Helder, Adegar Fonseca: Southern African Liberation Movements and the global Cold War "East". Transnational Activism 1960-1990. Berlin u.a.: De Gruyter (= Dialectics of the Global, 4)., ISBN 978-3-11-063886-8, pp. 25 - 56. (Web link)

(Book) Reviews

Journal Article (Book Review)
  • Burton, Eric (2020): Bissell, William Cunningham / Fouéré, Marie-Aude (eds.): Social memory, silenced voices, and political struggle. Remembering the revolution in Zanzibar. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota, 2018.
    In: Stichproben - Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien / Vienna Journal of African Studies 20/39, pp. 167 - 172. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Eder, Julia; Burton, Eric (2019): Felix Wemheuer (Hg.): Marx und der globale Süden. Neue Kleine Bibliothek 227, Köln: PapyRossa Verlag, 2016.
    In: Journal für Entwicklungspolitik 1/35, pp. 118 - 121. (DOI) (Web link)

Electronic Publication (Book Review)
  • Burton, Eric (2021): Dinkel, Jürgen; Fiebrig, Steffen; Reichherzer, Frank (Hrsg.): Nord/Süd – Perspektiven auf eine globale Konstellation. Berlin 2020: De Gruyter Oldenbourg. In: H-Soz-Kult, 19.05.2021. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2020): Sean Delehanty: From Modernization to Villagization. The World Bank and Ujamaa. Diplomatic History 44:2, 2020. In: H-Diplo, 18. November. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric (2019): Mëhilli, Elidor: From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the socialist world. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. In: Connections. A Journal for Historians and Area Specialists, 15.03.2019. (Web link)

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal (Book Review)
  • Burton, Eric (2020): Sozialistischer Internationalismus. Ulrich Heyden: Das gescheiterte Experiment. Vertragsarbeiter aus Mosambik in der DDR-Wirtschaft, 1979-1990. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2019.
    In: Indaba. Das SADOCC-Magazin für das Südliche Afrika 107/20, pp. 25 - 26. (Web link)

Other Publications

Electronic Publication, Scientific
  • Burton, Eric (2021): Rassismuskritik im Realsozialismus. Zu einem Beschwerdeschreiben afrikanischer Studenten in der DDR. In: Themenportal Europäische Geschichte. (Web link)



Lectures

Presentations at Conferences, Symposia, etc.

Conference Lecture (Invited Lecture)
  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: The pen and the gun. African liberation movements and two types of education in the socialist camp.
    International Conference on African Studies: Africa and (the Other) Europe: Imageries – Discourses – Exchanges, Prag, 2021-09-17. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Odyssey from Zanzibar to Cairo: Anti-heroic anticolonialism and serendipity in Adam Shafi’s Mbali na Nyumbani (Far from Home).
    East Africa`s Global Lives, Warwick (online), 2021-07-01.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Die DDR und ihre globale Entwicklungsarbeit.
    Die DDR und der globale Süden. Zwischen ›Internationaler Solidarität‹, wirtschaftlicher Zusammenarbeit und Auslandsspionage, Weimar/Erfurt (online), 2021-06-12. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: The pen and the gun. African liberation movements and two types of education in the socialist camp.
    Visions of Socialist Solidarities with Africa during decolonization and the Cold War, Bologna, online, 2021-05-25. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Re-centering anti-apartheid: The ANC’s globalized networks in the 1960s as seen from Accra, Cairo and Dar es Salaam.
    Online Workshop: Discussing New Cold War Studies, Wien, 2020-12-17.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Mobile Marxist: Kassim Guruli’s Transnational Trajectory and the Struggles over Socialism at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.
    East Africa`s Global Lives, Warwick (online), 2020-12-11.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: South African Liberation Movements in Africa’s Hubs of Decolonization in the 1960s (Panel 11).
    Mapping South-South Connections: Networks, Alliances and New Actors, Iran, online, 2020-11-22. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Debating Solidarities in an anticolonial Hub: Pan-Africanism, pan-arabism and the discontents of afro-asian connections in Cairo, 1956-1963.
    The Long History of Pan-African Intellectual Activism: More than a Centernary, 1919 - 2019, Wien, 2019-05-16. (Web link)

Conference Lecture (Upon Registration)
  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric; Dreidemy, Lucille: For peace and colonies – Paneurope and imperialism by integration in post-Habsburg Austria.
    International Workshop on Re-examining Empires from the Margins: Towards a New Imperial History of Europe, München, 2021-10-23.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Frontline Citizens & Freedom Fighters: Umkämpfte Solidaritäten in Tansania von den 1960ern bis in die 1980er Jahre.
    53. Deutscher Historikertag: Deutungs Kämpfe, München, 2021-10-05. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: (Un)welcoming guests: African liberation struggles, frontline citizens and their relations with exiles in Tanzania.
    6th European Congress on World and Global History, Leipzig (online), 2021-06-18. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: From convergence to divergence. Mozambique’s failed campaign to join COMECON and the collapse of East-South solidarity, ca. 1977-1985.
    6th European Congress on World and Global History, Leipzig (online), 2021-06-17. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Managing anticolonial mobilities. South African liberation movements in Africa’s hubs of decolonization in the 1960s.
    Entangled Im/Mobilities Conference 2021. Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, Wien, 2021-03-18. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Antikoloniale Solidaritäten im Konflikt: Panafrikanismus, Panarabismus und afroasiatische Beziehungen in Kairo, 1956 - 1963.
    13. Österreichischer Zeitgeschichtetag 2020 - 1. Virtueller Zeitgeschichtetag, Innsbruck, 2020-04-17. (Web link)

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric; Harisch, Immanuel: The missing link? Western communists as mediators between the East German FDGB and African trade unions in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
    A Minor History? Western Communists, Anti-Imperalism and Decolonization in Africa, Rom, 2019-12-12. (Web link)

Session Chairperson / Discussant
  • Burton, Eric: Chair des B4 Panel on Socialist Expertise and Development in Africa: Czechoslovak and East German Perspectives.
    International Conference on African Studies: Africa and (the Other) Europe: Imageries – Discourses – Exchanges, Prag, 2021-09-17.

  • Burton, Eric: Kommentator.
    6th European Congress on World and Global History, Leipzig (online), 2021-06-15. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Chair Session 6.2 - Bilder und "Reasonings".
    Afrikaforschung in Österreich: Zugänge und Perspektiven, Innsbruck, 2021-05-28. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Moderation des abschließenden Round Table.
    Afrikaforschung in Österreich: Zugänge und Perspektiven, Innsbruck, 2021-05-28. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Chair Session 3.2 - Globaler Kalter Krieg II: Netzwerke und Institutionen.
    Afrikaforschung in Österreich: Zugänge und Perspektiven, Innsbruck, 2021-05-27. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric; Hanisch, Sarah: Chair des Panel VI-3: Beyond the Global North: Educational Mobilities of African Students and
    Professionals in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
    15th International Conference of Africanists: Destinies of Arfica in the Modern World, Moskau, online, 2021-05-26.

  • Burton, Eric: Kommentar und Chair Panel 4: Whose business is the state enterprise?
    International Workshop: A Global History of State-Enterprises in Developing Countries, 1950 to present, Berlin, online, 2020-11-27. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Kommentar zu Vortrag von Max Trecker: Development as a Business Model: What were the Economic Benefits for the European CMEA Countries?
    Alternative Formen der Globalisierung? Der Rat für Gegenseitige Wirtschaftshilfe als Entwicklungsorganisation, Wien, 2020-11-13.

  • Burton, Eric: Kommentar.
    Internationales Forschungsgespräch: Vertragsarbeiter im Sozialistischen Weltsystem, Wien, 2019-05-31. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Chair des Panel 6: Ideologies, Aesthetics, and Travels in Pan-African Space and Time.
    The Long History of Pan-African Intellectual Activism: More than a Centernary, 1919 - 2019, Wien, 2019-05-17. (Web link)

Guest Lectures

Guest Lecture
  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: The Pen and the Gun. Antikoloniales "Manpower Development" bei afrikanischen Befreiungsbewegungen in den 1960er Jahren (online).
    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, 2021-11-03.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Sozialismen in Entwicklung. Zwischen Kooperation und Konkurrenz.
    Universität Wien, Wien, 2021-04-13.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric; Föger, Katharina: Asterix, der Antiimperialist? Comics und Dekolonisierung.
    Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck - Institut für Klassische und Provinzialrömische Archäologie, Innsbruck, 2021-02-03.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Kassim Guruli: Leipzig Alumnus and Mobile Marxist.
    Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, 2020-10-21.

  • Lecturer(s): Burton, Eric: Afrikanische Bildungsmigration und “manpower development” im Kalten Krieg.
    Universität Wien, Wien, 2019-10-14.

Individual Lectures (professional development / knowledge transfer)

Teachers' Training Course
  • Burton, Eric: Afrika. Ein Kontinent mit Zukunft.
    Pädagogische Hochschule Tirol (PHT), Innsbruck, 2021-01-18. (Web link)

Presentations for the general public

Public Lecture
  • Burton, Eric: Polit Film Festival talks Politics: Filmpräsentation "Sakawa".
    Polit-Film-Festival, Leokino, Innsbruck, 2020-01-14. (Web link)

  • Burton, Eric: Diskussionsteilnehmer beim Workshop: Mobile Solidaritäten. Eine Auseinandersetzung mit Ambivalenzen und Grenzen von Solidarität.
    Universität Wien, Wien, 2019-11-14. (Web link)

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