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Curriculum Vitae

Academic positions:

Since April 2013

Assistant Professor at the Axel Springer Endowed Chair for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History, Exile and Migration, European University Viadrina Frank­furt (Oder)


Research assistant at the project „Comparative and Transnational Aspects of Human Sciences in Modern Europe“, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)


Visiting professorship for the Chair in Modern Cultural History at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)


Assistant Professor at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

Academic residences:


Ernst Cassirer Chair at the University of Hamburg


Research grant of the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C.

Doctoral studies:

Nov. 2006

Doctorate at the Department of Historical and Cultural Sciences of the Free University Berlin. PhD title: „A forced way out. Hermann Broch, Erwin Panofsky and Ernst Kantorowicz in their Princeton exile“


Doctoral studies at Free University Berlin and head of the „Literaturhandlung“, a bookshop in Berlin specializing on Jewish studies and literature (until 2008)

University studies:


Studies of philosophy and history at the University of Stuttgart (until 1991) and at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. Master’s thesis on „The ethical theory of Hans Jonas“