We are proud to introduce the first group of EHRI Fellows 2016-2018, that were chosen under the new EHRI Fellowship Programme.
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.
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”.
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".
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".
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".
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".
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”.
Yurii Radchenko (Ukraine), Lector, Kharkiv Collegium, "Hilfspolizei, Self-government and the Holocaust in Ukrainian-Russian-Belorussian Borderland: Motivation, Identity, Collective Portrait and Memory".
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".
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.
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".
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).
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.
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".
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”.
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.”
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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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)’.
Marjo Bakker is head and subject librarian at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). She is responsible for 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.
Vienna Wiesenthal Institute / Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History
Anne-Lise Bobeldijk is a PhD candidate at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust andGenocide 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”.
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.
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.