EHRI Fellows 2016-2018

Here we present the EHRI Fellows that take part in the EHRI Fellowship Programme 2016-2018.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Naama Seri-Levi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History  of  the  Jewish  People  and  Contemporary Jewry, and a fellow  of  the  Mandel  School  for Advanced  Studies  in  the  Humanities, both at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

International Tracing Service, Yad Vashem

Drs. Nicoletta I. Fotinos, M.A. Ed., M.A. is an independent Holocaust scholar and health care policy advisor with an interest in Gender, History of Medicine, Migration, Memoir and Testimony.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Sarah Ellen Zarrow is the Jaffe Professor of Jewish History at Western Washington University. Her research focuses on Jewish museums and education in interwar Poland.

International Tracing Service

Ewa Wiatr works at the Center for Jewish Research (University of Lodz). She completed her PhD at the Polish Academy of Science in 2018 with a dissertation on the everyday life in the Lodz Ghetto. She is a member of the editorial board of the "Lexicon of the Lodz Ghetto".

Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society (CEGESOMA)

Steffen Werther is Senior Lecturer and researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is interested in German and Scandinavian history, with a focus on nationalism, racial theory, memory studies and (Neo-)Nazi movements and ideologies.

NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies

Catherine Greer is a PhD Candidate in German Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a 2018-2020 Fellow with the Posen Society of Fellows. She most recently held the 2017-2018 Margit Meissner Fellowship for the Study of the Holocaust in Czech Lands at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Fondazione Centro Di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea (CDEC)

Anne Chardonnens is currently a PhD candidate at Université libre de Bruxelles and a member of the Center for Research in Information and Communication Sciences (ReSIC).

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Cynthia Dretel is a Ph.D. candidate at the historical musicology department of the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, in Germany.

Jewish Museum Prague

Vojin Majstorovic received his PhD from University of Toronto in 2017. His research focuses on Soviet involvement in the Balkans and Central Europe in the 1940s.

NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies

Katarzyna Wodarska-Ogidel is a curator of the prints and drawing collection and the memorabilia collection at the Theatre Museum in Warsaw. She is responsible for cataloguing, preparing and putting together studies of objects and archival documents from the museum’s collection as well as for collaborating with researchers from other institutions.

Bundesarchiv Berlin

Anna (Hanna) Abakunova currently is an advanced-standing doctoral researcher in Holocaust History at the University of Sheffield (supported by the Wolfson Scholarship) and an associate tutor for the undergraduate course “The Making of the Twentieth Century”. The title of her thesis is “The Rescue of Jews and Roma in Ukraine during the Holocaust”.

Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust

Laura Ivanov conducts individual, names-based research and reference for families of Holocaust survivors and victims using the International Tracing Service (ITS) collection, as well as the Museum’s archival collections at the USHMM.

Jewish Museum Prague

Jakub Gawkowski is an art critic, curator and a graduate student at the History Department of Central European University. He studied at the University of Warsaw and the University of Silesia, from where he graduated with a degree in Art History.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Yanina Karpenkina is a Ph.D. candidate at The National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow.

Bundesarchiv Berlin

Lukas Meissel is a PhD candidate in Holocaust Studies at Haifa University, his doctoral project analyses photographs taken by SS men at concentration camps.

Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien am Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Bundesarchiv Berlin

Paula Oppermann is a PhD candidate in Central and East European Studies at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on the Latvian Fascist Pērkonkrusts (Thunder Cross) Organisation, how it developed its ultra-nationalist, antisemitic ideology in the 1930s, and how this influenced its members’ actions during WWII.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, Bundesarchiv Berlin

Anna Veronica Pobbe is a PhD-candidate at University of Trento.

Memorial de la Shoah

Dr. Laurence Prempain is an independent researcher with a focus on Immigration, Polish Migration, and Jewish Studies.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Karen Porter is a PhD Candidate at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She received her MSc in The Second World War in Europe from the University of Edinburgh in 2014.

Memorial de la Shoah, The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

Oleg Surovtsev is an Assistant Professor at the Department of the History of Ukraine at Yuri Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University (Chernivtsi, Ukraine).

Fondazione Centro Di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea (CDEC)

John R. Barruzza is a PhD candidate studying Modern European History at Syracuse University (New York, USA). Previously, he completed an MPhil in Modern European History at Syracuse University and an MA in European History at Villanova University (Pennsylvania, USA). His primary fields of research are modern and contemporary Italy, the Holocaust, and memory.

Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien am Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Bundesarchiv Berlin

Anton Hruboň is an assistant profesor at the Department of European Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia). In his research he focuses on the political and cultural history of Slovakia, Czechoslovakia and Central Europe in 1918 – 1945 and on a comparative study of European fascism and right-wing authoritarianism.

Yad Vashem, Wiener Library for the study of Holocaust & Genocide

Alexandru Muraru, PhD in Political Science (2012), is Researcher and Lecturer in Political Science at “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania.

Yad Vashem

Sylwia Papier is a PhD student in the Faculty of Polish Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, where she also received her M.A. in cultural studies. Her academic interests include memory studies, theatre studies, heritage studies and trauma studies. Her PhD dissertation is focused on Holocaust studies and performative studies: she explores strategies of Holocaust witnessing in the genre of solo-theater.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Magdalena Semczyszyn is a postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of National Remembrance, Branch in Szczecin, Poland. She is working on a project entitled “Illegal Jewish immigration from Poland to Palestine after the Second World War (1945–1948)”.

The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

Gaelle Fisher is Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich. Her current research The Jews of the ‘old Kingdom’ under the Antonescu Regime: Community and Subjectivity explores Jewish reactions and responses to incremental persecution in Romania in the period 1938 to 1948 and during the Holocaust under the Antonescu regime in particular.

Mémorial de la Shoah Paris

Rachel Perry is a research fellow at the Strochlitz Institute for Holocaust Research at the University of Haifa. She lectures in the Weiss-Livnat Graduate Program in Holocaust Studies at Haifa University as well as in the Art History department at Tel Aviv University. She completed her Ph.D. at Harvard University in the department of Art History with a dissertation on art in France during the Occupation and Reconstruction.

Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien am Institut für Zeitgeschichte

Lennert Savenije is post-doctoral researcher at Radboud University Nijmegen. His post-doctoral research project Jewish working camps in the Netherlands, under the supervision of the Nederlandsche Heidemaatschappij/Dutch Heathlandcompany concerns the so-called Jewish camps in the Netherlands between January and October 1942.

Fondazione Centro Di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea (CDEC)

Susanna Schrafstetter received her PhD from the University of Munich in 1998. She has been a member of the faculty at the University of Vermont since 2009, serving as both a professor in the Department of History and as a member of the Miller Center for Holocaust Studies.

The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

Natalia Sineaeva-Pankowska studied Media at Moldova State University and Sociology at the Center for Social Studies and Graduate School for Social Research in Warsaw, Poland. She is a PhD candidate in Sociology.

Yad Vashem, Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien

Florian Zabransky is a doctoral student at the Centre for German-Jewish Studies, University of Sussex. Since October 2017, he holds the Clemens N. Nathan Scholarship for his study on ‘Male Jewish Intimacy during the Holocaust’.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide, Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Judith Vöcker completed her MA in Culture and History of Central and Eastern Europe at the European-University Viadrina in Frankfurt Oder (Germany) and is now a PhD Candidate in History at the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University in Leicester. 

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Anca Filipovici is a researcher at the Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities, Cluj, Romania. She holds a PhD in history (2013) at the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj, on a topic related to education and local culture in northern Moldavia.

Yad Vashem

Simon Goldberg is a PhD candidate at Clark University's Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, where he holds the Shirley and Ralph Rose Fellowship.

Yad Vashem

Philipp Dinkelaker, M.A. studied Modern History, Ancient History and Philosophy and recently published his master's thesis about the Sammellager Synagoge Levetzowstraße - a detention camp for Jews in Nazi-Berlin.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Marie-Dominique Asselin is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa (Canada). She is currently a fellow of the Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies (2016-2018) fellows and her research has received funding from the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2016-2019).

King's College London

Ronnen Harran is a PhD Candidate at the Jewish History department of the University of Haifa, Israel. His research The characteristics of the process of liquidating the Jewish communities in the Generalgouvernement in 1942-3 concers the process of liquidating the Jewish communities in the Generalgouvernement of occupied Poland during the notorious 'Aktion Reinhard'.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Adele Valeria Messina is an Italian historian of contemporary Europe whose interests revolve around a wide set of arguments about the Holocaust, sociology, anti-Semitism, totalitarianism, and digital humanities.

Fondazione Centro Di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea (CDEC)

Elysa McConnell is a Ph.D candidate in History at the University of Ottawa. During her time at the CDEC she will be conducting research for her project The Holocaust in the Triveneto Borderlands: A study of the Jewish communities of Venezia Tridentina and Venezia Giulia under Fascist persecution and Nazi occupation, 1938-1945.

Yad Vashem, Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Anne Lepper focusses in her dissertation project Saving lives at all costs. Adolf Silberschein, the 'Committee for Relief of the War-Stricken Jewish Population' and the Jewish rescue activities organized in Switzerland 1939-1945 at the Free Unviersity Berlin, on Switzerland as a focal point of international Jewish Aid activities during World War II.

Yad Vashem

Katarzyna Kocik -  is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Jewish Studies,  Jagiellonian University. She is an employee at the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, co-author of the temporary display Zegota- the Hidden Aid, a member of the research group preparing an exhibition at the memorial site of the former ZAL/KL Plaszow camp.

Yad Vashem, Wiener Library

Agnieszka Haska is a cultural anthropologist and sociologist working at Polish Center for Holocaust Research, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences. In her work she is interested in researching various topics about Holocaust in Poland, especially connected to the problem of collaboration and escapes from occupied Poland.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Daniela Ozacky-Stern has submitted her Ph.D. dissertation to the department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa. Her research deals with the Jewish Partisans in Lithuania and West Belarus during World War II and the Holocaust, 1941 – 1944 and is based mostly on about 300 personal testimonies of former partisans which she had collected in various archives in Israel and around the world.

Jewish Museum Prague, International Tracing Service

Dr Ewa Stańczyk is a Lecturer in East European Studies at the History Department, the University of Amsterdam. She will be working on a project entitled From Holocaust Survivors to Soldiers: the Haganah Recruitment in Eastern Europe (1946-1949).

Zoé Grumberg

Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society (CEGESOMA)

Zoé Grumberg is currently a PhD candidate in contemporary history at  the Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po Paris (CHSP), under the supervision of Claire Andrieu. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris in June 2014 and successfully achieved the Agrégation d’histoire - French highest competitive exam which qualifies for teaching at high school and university - in 2015. At Sciences Po, she lectures a BA course on the political commitment in France in the twentieth century.

Antoine Burgard

International Tracing Service Bad Arolsen

Antoine Burgard holds a History PhD from Université Lumière Lyon 2 (France) and Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada). He is a visiting postdoctoral researcher at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (University of Manchester) and a fellow of the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah in Paris. Alongside the publication of his thesis, he is currently working on a comparative history of Jewish refugee activism in the UK and Canada in the aftermath of World War 2 and the Hungarian Revolution.

Anne-Lise Bobeldijk

Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien, Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History (CEGESOMA)

Anne-Lise Bobeldijk is a PhD candidate at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the University of Amsterdam, where she currently works on her research project “Competing narratives of victimhood in the age of transitional justice: The history and memory of the terrorscape Maly Trostenets”.

Marjo Bakker

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Marjo Bakker is subject librarian at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). She is responsible for the NIOD library policy, library acquisition and library access. Next to the library her focus is on research data management, open access publishing and scholarly communication. She is managing editor of the open access journal Fascism. Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies (Brill/NIOD). Marjo has a master’s degree in social and economic history and a bachelor’s in library and information science.

NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies/ Fondazione Centro Di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea (CDEC)

Bieke Van Camp, PhD student, Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier, France.

Memorial de la Shoah/Jewish Historial Institute Warschau

Janina Struk is an independent scholar, a photographer, writer and former Senior Lecturer at University of Westminster based in London.

Wiener Library

Paulina Gulińska-Jurgiel is since May 2014 research fellow and coordinator at the Aleksander Brückner Center for Polish Studies in Halle.

Memorial de la Shoah, The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

Iryna Radchenko is a PhD Candidate and is currently working on her research project “The Activities of charitable organizations in France and Romania during the Holocaust: a comparative aspect”.

Memorial de la Shoah

Emmanuelle Moscovitz is a PHD student at the University of Tel Aviv. The topic of her dissertation is the work of Jewish chaplains in French internment camps 1940-1945.

Jewish Museum in Prague

Dr Jan Láníček is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Humanities and Languages, the University of New South Wales in Sydney (Australia). His will be working on a project entitled: ‘The Holocaust on Trial: Czech Society confronts Crimes against the Jews and Roma (1945-53)’.

Mémorial de la Shoah

Inés Valle Morán (Spain) is an historian, postdoctoral researcher, and academic assistant at the Department of Contemporary History in the Faculty of Geography and History at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Dr. Eran Zohar is a Research Fellow at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzlia.

Mémorial de la Shoah

Nick Underwood received his PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in modern European and Jewish history.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Lucas Wilson, after completing his BA in English, summa cum laude, and returning to his home province of Ontario, went on to complete his MA in English from McMaster University.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

András Szécsényi is an historian, museologist and visiting lecturer. Szécsényi’s interests focus primarily on the history of the Horthy-era (youth movements, right-wing associations at the universities, and the Jewish question) and the social history of the Hungarian Holocaust.

International Tracing Service

Marcia Ras, PhD candidate, at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is working on a project entitled “Argentinean victims of the Holocaust”.

International Tracing Service

Uta Rautenberg, PhD Candidate, University of Warwick, ‘Homophobia in Nazi Camps’.

Institute for Contemporary History Munich - Berlin

Irina Makhalova, PhD Candidate, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Russia, Moscow).

Jewish Museum in Prague

Pavlo Khudish, Ph.D. is the assistant lecturer at the Uzhhorod National University at the department of the History of Ukraine (Uzhhorod, Ukraine). His is working on a project entitled: “Jews from Transcarpathia in the migration processes between Czechoslovakia and the USSR (1945-1948)”.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Laura Hobson Faure is associate professor at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University and a research fellow at the Institut d’histoire du temps present (CNRS).

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Caroline Cormier is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Toronto, where she also received her M.A. in the Department of Geography and Planning in 2010.

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Dr. Mark Celinscak is the Louis and Frances Blumkin Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Executive Director of the Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Education Fund at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Mémorial de la Shoah

Sarit Bruno is a research and content oriented, writing professional, with a specific focus on writing and curating digital content: online exhibitions, articles, stories and films.

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Montassar Adaili is an MA student at Manouba University in Tunisia, majoring in history.

Ildikó Barna

Dr Ildikó Barna is Associate Professor of Sociology at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Faculty of Social Sciences in Budapest where she also serves as a Head of the Department of Social Research Methodology. She received a PhD in Sociology from ELTE in 2009.

Jewish Museum in Prague

Viktoriya Sukovata is a professor of the Theory of Culture and Philosophy of Science Department, in Kharkiv, National Karazin University, Ukraine.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Roslyn Sugarman joined the Sydney Jewish Museum in late 2005 to guest curate the exhibition for the 60th anniversary of Liberation from the Concentration Camps.

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich/ The International Tracing Service

Franziska Anna Karpinski has a B.A. in American Studies and Modern European History from the Free University Berlin (2011), and an M.A. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from the University of Amsterdam (2012, cum laude).

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Hannah Wilson, Current PhD Student at Nottingham Trent University, UK. MA in Holocaust Studies from University of Haifa, Israel. 

Dr. Anna Koch

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Dr. Anna Koch, Teaching Fellow in Jewish History and Culture at the University of Southampton, “Suspicious Comrades: German Communists of Jewish Origin between Nazism and Stalinism, 1918-1952.”.

Kylie Thomas

NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

­­­Kylie Thomas is a Research Associate at the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice at the University of the Free State, South Africa. “Amsterdam’s ‘Hunger Winter’ and the Photographs of Emmy Andriesse.”

International Tracing Service Bad Arolsen

Lidia Zessin-Jurek (Poland), Post-Doctoral Researcher, Polish-German Research Institute Collegium Polonicum, “Free-floating memory: the wartime experience of Polish Jewish deportees to Siberia outside the Holocaust and Gulag memory cultures”.

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Cristina Spinei is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in German Studies at the University of Iasi (Romania).

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Olga Radchenko, Associate Professor (docent), Chair of tourism and hotel business, Institute of Economics and Law, National Bogdan Chmelnički-University, Cherkassy, Ukraine. 

Wiener Library

Astrid Ley, deputy head of Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum (Brandenburg Memorials Foundation), Oranienburg, Germany, " Inmate physicians in concentration camps: the conditions in which they lived, the scope for action available to them, and the dilemmas they faced".
 

Wiener Library

Dr. Ümit Kurt is a historian of the modern Middle East, with a research focus on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.

Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien

Gergely Kunt Ph.D. is a social historian and Assistant Professor at the University of Miskolc, Hungary.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Magdalena Kubow, PhD, University of Western Ontario. Formerly a lecturer at King’s University College (Modern Languages Dept and History Dept), currently the Research Coordinator at the Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children at the Faculty of Education (Western University).

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Wiener Library

Andrea Kirchner, PhD Candidate, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main/ Germany; Research Fellow, Rosenzweig Center Hebrew University Jerusalem/Israel, "Richard Lichtheim (1885–1963) − From Constantinople to Geneva. A Political Biography".

Dominique Hipp

Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien

Dominique Hipp (Germany), PhD candidate at the Graduate School “Factual and Fictional Narration”, University of Freiburg: “Narration of Violance – Reports on Dachau, Mauthausen and Ravensbrück”.

Foundation Jewish Contemporary Documentation Center (CDEC)

Alexis Herr has researched, published, and taught courses on the Holocaust, genocide, and Jewish studies. She received her doctorate in Modern European History with an emphasis on Holocaust History from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University. 

Anna Menyhert

King's College London

Anna Menyhért is a Hungarian writer and academic, currently a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture/Slavonic Studies Department.

Anna-Raphaela Schmitz

Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

Anna-Raphaela Schmitz (Germany), PhD candidate University of Munich, and research assistant and doctoral student at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich,  “Rudolf Höß – Work Behaviour, Interpersonal Relations and Private Life of a Concentration Camp Commandant".

Irina Talevska

Foundation Jewish Contemporary Documentation Center (CDEC)

Irina Talevska (Macedonia), Ph.D. candidate, SS Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, "Subject, Memory, Narration: Primo Levi and the Holocaust Literature".

Yurii Radchenko

Bundesarchiv, Berlin

Yurii Radchenko (Ukraine), Lector, Kharkiv Collegium, "Hilfspolizei, Self-government and the Holocaust in Ukrainian-Russian-Belorussian Borderland: Motivation, Identity, Collective Portrait and Memory".

Katharina Hering

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich / International Tracing Service

Katharina Hering (United States/Germany), Project Archivist, National Equal Justice Library, Georgetown Law Library, Washington, D.C., “The Ethics of Access to Case Files Documenting Reparation and Restitution Claims”.

Ron Coleman

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Ron Coleman, reference and systems librarian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, "Tracing Refugee Assistance Networks Using Case Files".

Chiara Renzo

Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Chiara Renzo (Italy), Ph.D candidate, Universities of Florence and Siena, “The Jewish Displaced Persons in Italian Refugee Camps (1943-1951)".

Mark Zaurov

Yad Vashem

Mark Zaurov, PhD Student, Institut für Deutsche Gebärdensprache und Kommunikation Gehörloser (IDGS), Hamburg University, "a.) Deaf Holocaust Testimonies: Analyse of Video interviews b.) Deaf survivors: Archive sources & structure".

Serafima Velkovich

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Serafima Velkovich, researcher Yad Vashem,  "Locating the personal data regarding victims of the Holocaust".

Raquel Stepak

Mémorial de la Shoah

Raquel Stepak, researcher at the Laura Schwarz Kipp Center for Hebrew Literature and Culture, Tel-Aviv University, "There Are No Black Flowers by T. Carmi: An OSE Home for Child Survivors and Its Literary Representation".

Rachel O'Sullivan

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Rachel O'Sullivan, PhD student University of Edinburgh, "Drang nach Osten: The Volksdeutschen and the Nazi Colonial Campaign in Poland, 1939-1943".

Marta Zawodna

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Marta Zawodna, postdoctoral researcher, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, Institute of Sociology, "Ways of handling the remains of Dachau camp victims in a comparative perspective. Content analysis of press articles published from the liberation of the camp to the sixties".

Maria Ferenc Piotrowska

Yad Vashem

Maria Ferenc Piotrowska, PhD candidate at the Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw, “Sources and meanings of information in  the Warsaw Ghetto”.

Laurien Vastenhout

Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society / Mémorial de la Shoah

Laurien Vastenhout (the Netherlands), PhD student University of Sheffield, “The Jewish Councils of Western Europe under Nazi Occupation: A Comparative Analysis”.

Jason Tingler

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

Jason Tingler, PhD Candidate, Clark University, “Chełm Land, 1939-1944: Interethnic Relations and Mass Violence in Central Poland”.

Lonneke Geerlings

Bundesarchiv, Berlin

Lonneke Geerlings (The Netherlands), PhD candidate, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, "The Transnational Ego-Network of Rosey E. Pool (1905-1971). Dutch-German Contacts in 1930s Berlin in the Resistance Group Van Dien".

Beate Müller

Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich

Beate Müller, Reader in Modern German Studies, Newcastle University, "Fine Young Democrats? German Youth in OMGUS Surveys, 1945-49".

Raul Cârstocea

NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies / King's College London

Raul Cârstocea, Senior Research Associate, European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), Flensburg, Germany; “From the radical fringe to the mainstream: anti-Semitic representations in the interwar Romanian press, 1923-1941”.

Filippo Petrucci

Mémorial de la Shoah

Filippo Petrucci, Research Fellow, University of Cagliari, "Italian Jewish community in Tunisia in 1942-1943; its relationship with France, its relationship with Italy"

Ionela Ana Dascultu

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Ionela Ana Dascultu completed her MA in Jewish Culture and Civilization at the University of Bucharest, Romania and is now a PhD Candidate in History at the University of Haifa, Israel.

Anna Maria Droumpouki

Bundesarchiv / International Tracing Service

Anna Maria Droumpouki, postdoctoral researcher, Research Center for Modern History - Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, "Repairing the Past: Holocaust Restitution in Greece"

Angela Boone

International Tracing Service, Bad Arolsen

Angela Boone, independent researcher and supervisor, "German Jewish refugees in the Netherlands: Deportation of Holocaust survivors to Germany by the Dutch government in the period 1945-1950"

Aaldert Prins

Yad Vashem

Aaldert Prins (Belgium) Post-Doctoral Researcher Historical Theology, Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, “Protestant Evangelical Churches in Roman Catholic Countries and the Holocaust”.

Andrea Palašti

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum / Bundesarchiv / Wiener Library

Andrea Palašti, visual artist, independent curator, Lecturer in Visual communications of the Department for New media at the Academy of Art in Novi Sad, "Portraits and memories"