2019 (since Sept.) Scientific assistant at Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien (MMZ).

October 2014 – October 2016 Ph. D scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

2015 (May) – Scholarship of the German Historical Institute Moskau

2013 – 2014 Fellow of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme

Since January 2013 Ph.D. student at Freie Universität Berlin. Thesis: “Help has to come from the outside” Paul Nathan (1857 – 1927) – civil societal commitment as work of a lifetime (Homepage with brief description)

2012 Winner of the Förderpreis Agrargeschichte (Rural History Award), awarded by the Study Group of Rural History

2011 Master’s degree at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. Thesis: “Gunther Ipsen in Leipzig. Die persönlich-wissenschaftliche Biographie eines ‘Deutschen Soziologen’ 1919-1933” (Gunther Ipsen in Leipzig. The personal-academic biography of a ‘German Sociologist’ 1919-1933) (grade: excellent)

2010 Foundation of Recherche-Dienste

2006 Bachelor of Arts with honours in history and philosophy at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum Thesis: “Der Prozess gegen Sokrates” (The trial of Socrates)

Student assistant for several years at the Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (Centre for Research on anti-Semitism) of the Technische Universität Berlin


Conducted research and transcription for the following institutes:

  • Stiftung Sozialgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts in Bremen
  • University of Bruges
  • Department of Social and Economic History of the University of Vienna
  • National Archives of Finland, Helsinki
  • Centre for Research on Antisemitism of the Technische Universität Berlin
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
  • Institute of European and American Studies at the Academia Sinica, Taipeh
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Geschichtsmanufaktur Potsdam
  • City of Salzburg. Project “Die Stadt Salzburg im Nationalsozialismus” (project website)
  • University of New South Wales


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