Biography

2004–present: Research fellow at the Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Research and Culture

2000–2004: Researcher and spokeswoman of the team of scholars that created the exhibition Crimes of the German Wehrmacht: Dimensions of a War of Annihilation, 1941–1944

1999–2000: Research project within the framework of the Hochschulsonderprogramm (Special University Funding Program) at the University of Hamburg

1998: Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bielefeld

1995–1998: Completion of doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg (doctoral thesis: Patterns of Memory: Methodological Issues and Biographical Interviews with Survivors of Concentration and Death Camps)

1991–1995: Academic staff, Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

1990–1991: Staff member, Education Program of the Hamburg Museums

1983–1989: Studied history, theology, and education at the University of Münster

 

 

Selected Publications

New

[Rezension zu:] Steven J. Ross, u.a. (Hg.): New perspectives on Kristallnacht. After 80 years, the Nazi pogrom in global comparison. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2019. In: Historische Zeitschrift. 312(2021),1; S. 257-258

Alles nur Theater? Zur Produktion kultureller Bedeutungen durch Kontextwechsel. In: Thorsten Logge, u.a. (Hg.): Geschichte im Rampenlicht. Inszenierungen historischer Quellen im Theater. Berlin (u.a.): De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020; S. 63-75

Einsichten und Erkenntnisse. In: Zentralwohlfahrtsstelle der Juden in Deutschland (Hg.): Erinnern und Vergessen. Psychosoziale Arbeit mit Überlebenden der Shoah und ihren Nachkommen. Leipzig: Hentrich u. Hentrich, 2020; S. 245-252

Magie des Authentischen. Das Nachleben von Krieg und Gewalt im Reenactment. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2020

Publications

Memberships

Member of the Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands [German Association of Historians]
Member of various project advisory committees, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Bonn
Member of various project advisory committees, Hans Böckler Foundation, Düsseldorf
Member of the “round table” on the future of memory work in Schleswig-Holstein (with the Minister of Justice, Culture, and European Affairs)
Member of the Hamburg Ministry of Culture’s advisory committee for the Hannoverscher Bahnhof memorial site
Reviewer for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) [German Research Foundation], the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (FRFG), the European Research Council (erc) Brüssel, as well as various publishing houses and professional journals