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Mirjam Schnorr M.A.

Research Associate

Mirjam Schnorr has been a Research Associate at the Fritz Bauer Institute since 2021. She is currently working on a research project on the history of the systematic plunder of Frankfurt's Jewish population under National Socialism and the subsequent consequences in the decades afterwards. She studied history and philosophy at the University of Heidelberg and graduated in 2015 with a thesis on the trials of the war criminals Franz Murer and Leopold Windisch in the 1960s. From 2018 to 2021, Mirjam Schnorr was a Research Associate at the Chair of Contemporary History in Heidelberg, where she worked on a research project on the 1972 »Radicals Decree«. At the same time, she was pursuing her dissertation on the everyday life and persecution of prostitutes and pimps in Nazi-Germany.


Research Interests

  • History of National Socialism and the Second World War
  • Prosecution of Nazi war crimes
  • History of everyday life, women, human sexuality and minorities

Current Research Project

Selected Publications

  • From Vilnius to Graz. Franz Murer as an Accomplice to Mass Murder, in: Karoline Georg, Verena Maier, Paula A. Oppermann (Eds.), Between Collaboration and Resistance. Papers from the 21st Workshop on the History and Memory of National Socialist Camps and Extermination Sites, Berlin 2020, S. 196–217.
  • Geschlechtskranke, Prostituierte und »gefährdete Frauen« im Visier der Behörden. Die Bekämpfung venerischer Krankheiten im Karlsruhe der späten Weimarer Republik, in: Aufbrüche und Krisen. Karlsruhe 1918-1933, edited by Ernst Otto Bräunche, Frank Engehausen and Jürgen Schuhladen-Krämer for the Stadtarchiv Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe 2020, pp. 325–350.
  • Jenseits der »Volksgemeinschaft«? Von Prostituierten und Zuhältern, in: Klaus Latzel, Elissa Mailänder, Franka Maubach (Eds.), Geschlechterbeziehungen und »Volksgemeinschaft«, Göttingen 2018, pp. 109–132.
Mirjam Schnorr M.A.

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m.schnorr(at)fritz-bauer-institut.de