Institute for Contemporary History, Munich


Elisabeth Büttner (Poland), Ph.D. Candidate at the Department for European Studies (Center for Holocaust Studies), Jagiellonian University Kraków (UJ), “German Prisoners in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp".

Elisabeth holds an MA in European Studies (specialty: Central and Eastern Europe). During her EHRI fellowship, she conducted research at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte and the archive at the Dachau Memorial Site for her dissertation project “German prisoners at the Auschwitz concentration camp 1940-1945”.

Elisabeth also participated in the EHRI Summer School 2013 in Paris. She works with concentration camp survivors in Auschwitz and Krakow.