Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2016
    Heisenberg fellow of the DFG (German Research Foundation)

  • 2016
    Deputy professor for East European and Southeastern European history at Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich

  • 2014 – 2015
    Deputy professor for East European cultural and contemporary history at the University of Bremen (Prof. Dr. Susanne Schattenberg)

  • 2004 – 2014
    Research assistant at the department for East European history, University of Bonn

  • 2000 – 2004
    Research associate in the course for East European history, University of Bonn

  • 1999 – 2000
    Member of the DFG (German Research Foundation) graduate college "Cultural consciousness and social change in Russian and Sowjet society of the 20th century"

  • 1999 – 2003
    Doctoral studies in Bonn and Bochum

  • 1992 – 1998
    Study of East European hisotry at the University of Bonn

Selected publications

  • Explosive Melange: Terrorismus und imperiale Gewalt in Osteuropa. Themenheft der Zeitschrift Osteuropa 4 (2016), hg. v. zusammen mit Felicitas Fischer von Weikersthal, Manfred Sapper und Volker Weichsel.

  • Center and Periphery in Russian Jewish Culture during the Crisis of 1914-22, in: Russian Culture in War and Revolution, 1914-22, Book 1: Popular Culture, the Arts, and Institutions, hg. v. Murry Frame, Boris Kolonitskii, Steven G. Marks und Melissa K. Stockdale, Bloomington, IN, 2014, S. 189-207.

  • Looking at European Sports from an Eastern European Perspective: Football in the Multi-ethnic Polish Territories, in: European Review, Bd. 19 (2011), Nr. 4, S. 595-610, zusammen mit Britta Lenz.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Heisenberg scholarship: "Osteuropäische Geschichte als transnationale europäische Geschichte" (East European history as transnational European history)

  • DFG project: "Alltag im Krieg jenseits von Kollaboration und Widerstand. Sport und Gewalt in den von Deutschland besetzen Gebieten während des Zweiten Weltkriegs in Ost- und Westeuropa" (Everyday life during the war beyond collaboration and resistance. Sport and violence in German occupied territories of Eastern and Western Europe during the Second World War.)


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