Dr. Regina Mühlhäuser

Biography

Historian

2008-present: Senior Researcher at the Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Research and Culture

2010-present: Co-coordinator of the „International Research Group ‚Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict’“

2001-present: Contact for the Working Group „War and Gender“

2008 Associated with the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp Memorial

2008 Completion of a doctoral degree in history at the University of Cologne

2005 Research Fellow, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC

2003–2007: Scholarship holder, Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Research and Culture

2001–2003: Staff member in the Research Unit: Theory and History of Violence

1996–2001: Editorial assistant for the journal "Beiträge zur Geschichte der nationalsozialistischen Verfolgung in Norddeutschland", published by the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

1994: Recipient of a scholarship from ASA; research stay in Seoul, South Korea

Studied history, modern German literature, and Korean studies at the University of Hamburg and Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Publications

New

A weapon of war? Some reflections on sexual violence during the Russian war in Ukraine — Marta Havryshko in conversation with Regina Mühlhäuser. In: The new fascism syllabus [Blog], 8. Mai 2022
online

zus. mit Gaby Zipfel, Kirsten Campbell (Hg.): Vor aller Augen. Sexuelle Gewalt in bewaffneten Konflikten. Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, 2021 (Engl. Originalausg. u.d.T.: In plain sight. New Delhi: Zubaan, 2019)

Understanding sexual violence during the Holocaust: a reconsideration of research and sources. In: German history. 39(2021),1; S. 15-36

Sex and the Nazi soldier. Violent, commercial and consensual encounters during the war in the Soviet Union, 1941-45. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021
(Deutsche Originalausg. u.d.T.: Eroberungen. Sexuelle Gewalttaten und intime Beziehungen deutscher Soldaten in der Sowjetunion, 1941-1945. Hamburg: Hamburger Edition, 2010; Japan. Übers. [transkr.] u.d.T.: Senjo no sei. Dokuso senka no doitsuhei to joseitachi. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2015)

zus. mit Insa Eschebach: Umkämpfte Erinnerung. Die „Trostfrauen“-Statue in Berlin und der Umgang mit sexueller Kriegsgewalt. In: Geschichte der Gegenwart, 14. Oktober 2020
online

Sexuelle Gewalt als Kriegswaffe. Zur Entwicklung eines Verständnisses seit den 1970er-Jahren. In: L'homme. 31(2020),1; S. 129-138

 

 

Publications

Tributes

2010 Offermann-Hergarten Award

2010 Geisteswissenschaften International, award to promote the German-English translation of outstanding books from the humanities

2001 City of Krefeld Award for Junior Scholars