Cohort IX – 2016-2017

  • Marie-Dominique Asselin

    Marie-Dominique Asselin
    PhD candidate, University of Ottawa Marie-Dominique Asselin’s PhD project aims to look at the fate of the Polish Jews at the time of the Holocaust, as seen through the prism of court records.  The research will seek answers to the various ...
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  • Tomasz Frydel

    Tomasz Frydel
    Tomasz Frydel examines what has been called by historians as the “third phase” of the Holocaust, namely the attempt by the Germans to destroy the remaining Polish Jews to survive Operation Reinhard in the General Government. These desperate fugitives fled ...
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  • Sofija Grandakovska

    Sofija Grandakovska
    Dr. Sofija Grandakovska holds a doctorate degree in Comparative Literature, obtained from the Department of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski”, SS Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia, and actively engages in the fields of Cultural, Jewish and ...
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  • Markus Nesselrodt

    Markus Nesselrodt
    Ph.D. candidate, Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg and Free University Berlin Markus Nesselrodt’s dissertation examines individual experiences of Polish Jews who survived Nazi persecution during World War II by flight or deportation to the interior of the Soviet Union. The history ...
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  • Mihai Poliec

    Mihai Poliec
    Mihai Poliec is a PhD Candidate in Holocaust History at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. In his doctoral dissertation, Civil Society’s Complicity during the Holocaust in Romania, he examines the participation of civilians in anti-Jewish violence in Bessarabia and Bukovina between July ...
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  • Elisabeth Pönisch

    Elisabeth Pönisch
    Elisabeth Pönisch, PhD Candidate, Institute of Sociology, University of Freiburg, Germany In her interdisciplinary study, Elisabeth Pönisch examines the enforced “relocation” to and life in the so-called “Jews’ houses”, which were established in the course of the “Law on Tenancies with ...
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  • Ion Popa

    Ion Popa
    Dr. Ion Popa successfully defended his PhD thesis in December 2013 at the University of Manchester, UK, where he also received his M.A. in Religion and Political Life in 2009. Before starting his Saul Kagan Claims Conference Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dr. Popa ...
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  • Chiara Renzo

    Chiara Renzo
    Ph. D Candidate, History, Universities of Florence and Siena (Italy) Chiara Renzo’s dissertation focuses on Jewish displacement in Italy after War World II. Her research aims at tracing the history of non-Italian Jewish displaced persons (DPs) who, between 1943 and 1951, found a ...
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  • Stacy Veeder

    Stacy Veeder
    Stacy Veeder, PhD Candidate- History and Genocide Studies, University of New York at Albany Stacy Veeder’s dissertation project, The Republican Race: Assimilation, Persecution and Race in France, 1933-1945, focuses on ideas of integration and assimilation within French national life during the interwar ...
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