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Dr. des. Niklas Krawinkel

Research associate, Chair on the History and Impact of the Holocaust

Niklas Krawinkel studied modern and contemporary history, medieval history and sociology in Frankfurt am Main, Berlin and Potsdam. From 2013 to 2018, he worked on a research project funded by the city of Tübingen on its post-war mayor and former SA Standartenführer, or squadron leader, Nazi diplomat and legal advisor despatched to Slovakia, Hans Gmelin. Krawinkel’s dissertation was entitled Hans Gmelin 1911–1991. Betrachtungen zu National Socialism und Demokratie, Gemeinschaft und Ausgrenzung (Hans Gmelin 1911–1991. Observations on National Socialism and democracy, community and exclusion) under Prof. Dr Eckart Conze at Philipps University Marburg. Since May 2018, Krawinkel has been a research associate for the Chair for Research on the History and Impact of the Holocaust, assigned to the project researching the history of right-wing radicalism in Germany 1945.


Research focal areas

  • History of racism and right-wing radicalism in Germany
  • History and post-history of National Socialism
  • History of German foreign and Volkstum (folkdom) policies in East-Central Europe

Publication

  • »Rassismus und Gemeinschaftserfahrung. Biographische Einblicke in die Juden- und Volkstumspolitik in der Slowakei 1941–1945«, in: Jörg Osterloh/Katharina Rauschenberger (Eds.), Der Holocaust. Neue Studien zu Tathergängen, Reaktionen und Aufarbeitungen, Jahrbuch 2017 zur Geschichte und Wirkung des Holocaust, Frankfurt am Main 2017, p. 121–139.
Dr. des. Niklas Krawinkel

Chair on the History and Impact of the Holocaust

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Historisches Seminar
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69 798 322-10
Krawinkel(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de