EHRI Fellows 2016-2018

We are proud to introduce the first group of EHRI Fellows 2016-2018, that were chosen under the new EHRI Fellowship Programme.

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.

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"

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.

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”.

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"

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"

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”.

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".

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".

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”.

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”.

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”.

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".

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".

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".

Serafima Velkovich

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

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

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".

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)".

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".

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”.

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".

Joandi Hartendorp

Mémorial de la Shoah

Joandi Hartendorp, PhD candidate University of Humanistic Studies Utrecht, "Social imaginaries in French Holocaust education".

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".

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".

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. 

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”.

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".

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).

Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien

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

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 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".
 

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. 

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).

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”.

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.”

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.”.

Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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)”.

Institute for Contemporary History Munich - Berlin

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

International Tracing Service

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

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”.

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.

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.

Mémorial de la Shoah

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

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

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).

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)’.

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.

Memorial de la Shoah

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”.

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/Jewish Historial Institute Warschau

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

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.