Denisa Nestakhova

Denisa Nešťáková is a historian. She studied History and Slovak language and literature at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), and Jewish civilizations at the Hochschule für jüdische Studien in Heidelberg (Germany). In June 2018, she defended her dissertation thesis titled “Whoever is not with me is against me.” Arab-Jewish relations during British Mandate for Palestine through the perspective of the German Temple Society at the Comenius University in Bratislava. She has started her post-doctoral project Women and Men in the Labour Camp Sereď, Slovakia as a Joseph-Wulf Fellow at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich and at the Memorial House of the Wannsee Conference in Berlin, Germany. The project will be carried through 2019 thank to the Post-doctoral grant of the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, Paris, France. Recently she has started as a research associate at the Herder Institute for the project “‘Family Planning’ in East Central Europe from the 19th Century until the Authorization of ‘the Pill’”, focusing on Czechoslovakia.