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). She studied German, English and European Studies in Iaşi, Vienna, Constance and Regensburg. She published her doctoral thesis in 2011 on Gregor von Rezzori and amongst other things she authored the first monograph on this multilateral writer.

Her fields of study  are social and cultural history of Central Europe and of Bukovina; German literature of the 20th century; interrelatedness of literature, history and politics; representations of the Holocaust in German literature.