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.
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