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Sarah Crane (University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA)

Fulbright scholarship, September 2021 to August 2022

Sarah Crane is a visiting Fulbright scholar at the Fritz Bauer Institute for the 2021–2022 academic year. She is working on a research project entitled »Fritz Bauer and the Auschwitz Trial. The Lessons and Limits of Transitional Justice«. Sarah Crane holds a B.A. in history from Earlham College, and an M.A. in European Studies from Indiana University Bloomington. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in history and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame. Her dissertation explores the link between criminal law and Holocaust collective memory by comparing the Eichmann Trial in Israel and the Auschwitz Trial in Germany. During her stay in Frankfurt, she will examine the link between criminal law and democratic values in Fritz Bauer’s aims for the Auschwitz Trial.