Cohort XIV – Academic Year 2021-2022

  • Simon Goldberg

    Simon Goldberg
    Simon Goldberg’s dissertation, supervised by Prof. Debórah Dwork, investigates the production of knowledge about the Kovno (Kaunas) ghetto in Lithuania. Records created by members of the Jewish council and Jewish police have long dominated scholarly and popular imagination about Kovno. Yet their influential status yielded an unbalanced portrait of Jewish life under German occupation. To shed new light on these ...
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  • Emanuel Marius Grec

    Emanuel Marius Grec
    Emanuel Marius Grec is a PhD Candidate in history at Heidelberg University, Germany. He is currently working on his dissertation titled “The Perpetrators of the Odessa Massacre: War-Crimes Trials in Postwar Romania (1944-1948)”, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Tanja Penter. In the thesis, he examines the ways in which perpetrators and war criminals were portrayed in Romanian war crimes ...
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  • Katarzyna Grzybowska

    Katarzyna Grzybowska
    Katarzyna Grzybowska is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, a member of the Research Center for Memory Cultures and the Curatorial Collective. Since 2018 she has participated in the Global Education Outreach Program Doctoral Seminars (2018-2021). Grzybowska received her M.A. in Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University. She is conducting a research ...
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  • Nikolaus Hagen

    Nikolaus Hagen
    Nikolaus Hagen received his PhD in history from the University of Innsbruck in 2018. He has been the recipient of a joint postdoctoral fellowship of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies and Yale University’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. Prior he was a European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Fellow at Arolsen Archives and a Fellow of the Jewish Museum Munich. ...
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  • Eugenia Mihalcea

    Eugenia Mihalcea
    Eugenia Mihalcea is a Ph.D. candidate in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa, Israel. In her doctoral dissertation (supervised by Prof. Stefan Ihrig), The Holocaust in Transnistria: its (hi)story and post-war memory, she examines how Transnistria was created as the space for the implementation of the Holocaust and how it was (re)created during the post-war period in Romania and ...
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  • Denisa Nešťáková

    Denisa Nešťáková
    Denisa Nešťáková, Ph.D., graduated from the Comenius University in Bratislava, with a degree in General History. Her dissertation was dedicated to Arab-Jewish relations during British Mandate for Palestine through the perspective of the German Temple Society. Denisa Nešťáková’s current project Privileged to be in Hell. Jewish Women in the Sereď Camp aims to reconstruct the history of Sereď camp, one of ...
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