PD Dr. Felicity Ann Jensz

Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics"
PD Dr. Felicity Ann Jensz

Johannisstr. 1
48143 Münster
T: +49 251 83-23368
F: +49 251 83-23340
felicity.jensz@uni-muenster.de

 
  • Research Areas

    • History of missionaries in German and British colonies
    • Historical transregional studies
    • Colonial history of the 19th century
    • Cultural transfer
    • Form and function of (Missionary) Periodicals
    • The afterlives of German colonies and the culture of remembrance
  • CV

    Education

    North Rhine-Westphalia Certificate "Professional Teaching Competence for the University"
    Habilitation at Münster University ("Venia legendi" in Modern and Contemporary History with a particular focus on the nineteenth century)
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    Doctor of Philosophy, School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia
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    Master of Arts (German), University of Melbourne, Australia
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    Bachelor of Arts with Honours (German), University of Melbourne, Australia

    Positions

    since
    Postdoctoral research fellow at the cluster of excellence “Religion and Politics in Modern and Pre-Modern Cultures”, University of Münster
    Honorary Visiting Academic, History & Archaeology, Flinders University, Australia
    Academic Fellow, The University of York, UK, ERASMUS+ STA/STT Mobility
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    Community Awareness Programme Manager, ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry University of Melbourne, Australia
    Member of the “History Council of Victoria Rural Outreach Program, History Road-Show”
    Advisor for television programmes; “First Australians”, SBS Independent television series, Blackfella Films, Sydney, Australia
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    Research assistant and project manager, Centre for the Study of Higher Education University of Melbourne, Australia
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    Academic researcher at the project “Future of Chemistry”, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, National Office, Australia
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    Academic researcher at the project “Moravian Mission Papers and Victorian Indigenous languages”, Victorian Aboriginal Corporations for Languages

    Honors

    Horner Memorial Library Fellowship – German Historical Institute (Washington) and the German Society of Pennsylvania, USA
    The Ian Robertson Travel Scholarship – The University of Melbourne
    Research Grant for foreign doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists – German Academic Exchange Service
    The Alma Hansen Scholarship – The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Lizette Bentwitch Scholarship – The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Travel for Research in Postgraduate Studies – The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship – The University of Melbourne, Australia

    External functions

    since
    Member of Center for Digital Humanities, WWU Münster
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    Member of Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum
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    Member of Steering Committee on the Project: "Children as Objects and Agents of Change. Strategies of (post)colonial development, 1880 - 2020"", led by Professor dr. Geertje Mak (Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, Modern History Group, University of Amsterdam), funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
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    Member of Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands
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    Editorial Board Member for Journal of Moravian History Penn State University Press, USA
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    Elective Representative of the Early to Mid-Career Researchers, Cluster of Excellence Religion and Politics, WWU
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    Member of the Board of Directors of the Cluster of Excellence, WWU
  • Teaching

  • Publications

    Books

    Books (Monographs)
    • Jensz, Felicity. Missionaries and modernity: Education in the British Empire, 1830-1910. Manchester: Manchester University Press, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. Moravian Missionaries in the British Colony of Victoria, Australia, 1848-1908: Strangers in a Strange Land. Leiden: Brill, .
    Books (Edited Collections)

    Articles

    Research articles (journals)
    Research articles (Book Contributions)
    • Gerster, Daniel; Jensz, Felicity. Global Perspectives on Boarding Schools in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries In Global Perspectives on Boarding Schools in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, edited by Gerster, Daniel; Jensz, Felicity, 1–33. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-99041-1.
    • Jensz, Felicity; Koch, Ute Christina. Koloniale Spuren in den musealen Einrichtungen Westfalen-Lippes In Nordrhein-Westfalen und der Imperialismus, herausgegeben von Bechhaus-Gerst, Marianne; Fechner, Fabian; Michels, Stefanie, 151–167. Berlin: Metropol Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity, Petterson Christiana. More than the Sum of its Parts: David Cranz's 'Historie von Grönland In The Legacies of David Cranz’s 'Historie von Grönland' (1765), edited by Jensz Felicity, Petterson Christina, 1–26. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-63998-3_1.
    • Jensz Felicity. 'a collection of absurdities': Religious and Scientific Reception of David Cranz's History of Greenland in Britain in 1767 and 1820 In The Legacies of David Cranz’s 'Historie von Grönland' (1765), edited by Jensz Felicity, Petterson Christina, 71–92. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-63998-3_4.
    • Jensz, Felicity. Silenced Women, Speaking Men: Locating Gendered Epistemic Violence in Nineteenth Century Missionary Representations of India In Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Situating India, edited by Atwal Jyoti, Fleßenkämper Iris, 58–75. New York, London, Delhi: Routledge, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. "Als der Krieg ausbrach". Die persönlichen Erinnerungen deutscher Missionare in Kamerun um 1914 In Mission Afrika: Geschichtsschreibung über Grenzen hinweg, herausgegeben von Eckardt, Michael, 87–104. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. Hope and Pity: Depictions of Children in Five Decades of the Evangelisch-Lutherisches Missionsblatt, 1860-1910 In Menschen—Bilder—Eine Welt. Ordnungen von Vielfalt in der religiösen Publizistik um 1900, edited by Becker, Judith; Nebgen, Christoph; Stornig, Katharina, 223–245. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. „Schilderungen aus der Südsee“: Missionsperiodika und ihre Rolle in der deutschen Öffentlichkeit In Aus Westfalen in die Südsee. Katholische Mission in den deutschen Kolonien. Begleitband zur Ausstellung im Stadtmuseum Münster ab 22. September 2018, herausgegeben von Hensel Silke, Rommé Barbara, 40–51. Berlin: Reimer Verlag, .
    • Basu,Helene; Hoeps, Reinhard; Jensz, Felicity; Wagner-Egelhaaf, Martina; Wilke, Annette. Stimm-Wunder? Nachgedanken zur Interdisziplinarität In Stimmen aus dem Jenseits/Voices from Beyond, edited by Wagner-Egelhaaf, Martina, 289–295. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity. The voice of mourning In Stimmen aus dem Jenseits/Voices from Beyond, edited by Wagner-Egelhaaf Martina, 137–147. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Eine Stimme auf Reisen. Mormonen und Schulmeister im 19. Jahrhundert In Stimmen aus dem Jenseits/Voices from Beyond, herausgegeben von Wagner-Egelhaaf Martina, 126–130. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. With one voice. Quakers' use of print in 17th century England In Stimmen aus dem Jenseits/Voices from Beyond, edited by Wagner-Egelhaaf Martina, 101–104. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. ‚Kurze Anweisung Naturalien zu sameln‘—Ein historischer Blick auf die Sammlungstätigkeit protestantischer Missionare In Missionsgeschichtliche Sammlungen heute. Beiträge einer Tagung, herausgegeben von LVR-Fachbereich Regionale Kulturarbeit/Museumsberatung, Köln, LWL-Museumsamt für Westfalen, Münster, 15–25. Siegburg: Franz Schmitt Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Briefe, Bibeln und Bilder: Das Medienbewusstsein der Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in Bezug auf die Verbreitung von Informationen über die Dänisch-Hallesche Mission in Tranquebar innerhalb der englischsprachigen Welt am Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts In "Schrift soll leserlich seyn". Der Pietismus und die Medien. Beiträge zum IV. Internationalen Kongress für Pietismusforschung, herausgegeben von Soboth Christian, Schmid Pia in Verbindung mit Albrecht-Birkner Veronika, Lehmann Hartmut, Müller-Bahlke Thomas, 611–624. Halle: Verlag der Franckeschen Stiftungen Halle, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. Reporting from the Religious Contact Zone: Missionaries and Anthropologists in Nineteenth-Century Australia In European Missions in Contact Zones. Transformation through Interaction in a (Post-)Colonial World, edited by Becker Judith, 125–141. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, .
    • Fitzpatrick, Matthew; Jensz, Felicity. Between heaven and earth: the German Templer colonies in Palestine In Imperial Expectations and Realities. El Dorados, utopias and dystopias, edited by Varnava, Andrekos, 144–165. Manchester: Manchester University Press, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. The Representative Individuality of “First-Fruit” in Protestant Missionary Texts. Narratives of the Moravian Convert Kayarnak In Individualisierung durch christliche Mission?, edited by Fuchs, Martin / Linkenbach, Antje / Reinhard, Wolfgang, 204–218. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. Diverging Reports of European Politics and Colonial Aspirations in the "Periodical Accounts" and the "Missions-Blatt" In Missions and Media. The Politics of Missionary Periodicals in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Jensz, Felicity; Acke, Hanna, 39–56. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, .
    • Jensz, Felicity; Acke, Hanna. Introduction In Missions and Media. The Politics of Missionary Periodicals in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Jensz, Felicity; Acke, Hanna, 1–15. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Gesetze, Bildung und „Rasse“ in der Britischen Kolonialwelt des 19. Jahrhunderts. Missionsgesellschaften und ihre rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen in Australien und Kanada In Grenzüberschreitende Religion. Vergleichs- und Kulturtransferstudien zur neuzeitlichen Geschichte, herausgegeben von Schulze Thies, 263–285. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, .
    • Jensz, Felicity. The Little Missionary: Freund-, Fremd- und Feindbilder am Beispiel einer Kindermissionszeitschrift im 19. Jahrhundert in Nordamerika In Von Ketzer bis zum Terroristen: Interdisziplinäre Studien zur Konstruktion und Rezeption von Feindbildern, herausgegeben von Fürst, Alfons; Harutyunyan, Harutyun; Schrage, Eva-Maria; Voigt, Verena, 67–90. Münster: Aschendorff Verlag, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Colonial Agents: German Moravian Missionaries in the English-speaking World In Missionaries, Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Change, edited by Grimshaw Patricia, May Andrew, 138–150. Sussex: Sussex Academic Press, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Imperial Critics: Moravian Missionaries in the British Colonial World In Evangelists of Empire? Missionares in Colonial History, edited by Barry Amanda, Cruickshank Joanna, Brown-May Andrew, Grimshaw Patricia, 187–197. Melbourne: eScholarship Research Centre, .
    • McInnis Craig, Jensz Felicity. Bachelor/Masters: An Australian perspective on the Anglophone perspective In Looking Back to Look Forward. Analyses of Higher Education after the Turn of the Millennium, edited by Kehn Barbara M., 93–106. Kassel: International Centre for Higher Education Research, .
    • Jensz Felicity. 'Ohne Neid' ('Without Jealousy'): Moravian Missionaries' Ideas of Land Ownership in Colonial Victoria In Rethinking Colonial Histories: New and Alternative Approaches, edited by Edmonds Penelope, Furphy Samuel, 219–231. Melbourne: Selbstverlag / Eigenverlag / Self-publishing, .
    • Jensz Felicity. German-speaking Missionaries and Their Concepts of Britishness In Exploring the British World: Identity - Cultural Production - Institutions, edited by Darian-Smith Kate, Grimshaw Patricia, Lindsey Kiera, Mcintyre Stuart, 142–160. Melbourne: RMIT Publishing, .
    • Jensz Felicity. Moravian Missionaries' Contribution to Ethnographical Studies in Victoria: Both Then and Now In The Struggle for Souls and Science. Constructing the Fifth Continent: German Missionaries and Scientist in Central Australia, edited by Veit Walter, 29–35. Alice Springs: Northern Territory Government, .
    Non-scientific Contributions (Journals)

    Theses (Doctoral or Post-Doctoral)

    • Jensz, Felicity. The Rising Generation. Mission Schools and Governments in the British Imperial World in the Long Nineteenth Century. Habilitation thesis, Universität Münster. , . [accepted / in press (not yet published)]

    Working Papers