Research and Teaching

Visiting Scholar

at the Fritz Bauer Institut


Dr. Christina Winkler

Visiting Scholar Dorothee Freudenberg-Fonds

January 2022 to December 2022

Christina Winkler is a visiting scholar at the Fritz Bauer Institute. She is working on a research project entitled »Forgotten victims. The systematic murder of psychiatric patients and disabled people in occupied territories of Russia«. This project was initially affiliated to Potsdam University and was supported by the German-Russian historic commission in 2019 and 2020. Dr. Winkler holds MAs in Slavistics and economics (1999) and Holocaust Studies (2010). She received her Ph.D. on the Holocaust in Rostov-on-Don and Russian Holocaust remembrance at the University of Leicester (2015). Most recently she was a research associate at the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (University of Leicester) and curated an exhibition about the killing of psychiatric patients, Soviet prisoners of war and Jews in Rostov-on-Don. Since 2018 Christina Winkler has been visiting professor at the Historico-Archival Institute of the Russian State University for the Humanities.


Sarah Crane M.A.

(University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA)

Fritz Bauer and the Auschwitz Trial. The Lessons and Limits of Transitional Justice
Fulbright scholarship, September 2021 to August 2022


Prof. Dr. Dmytro Tytarenko

(Donetsk Institute of Law / Krywyj Rih)

Visiting Scholar Dorothee Freudenberg-Fonds

March 2021 to February 2022


Dr. Maik Tändler

(Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

The history of the intellectual right in the Federal Republic from its founding until the 1990s

C. and N. Weickart Postdoc Fellowship
January to December 2021


Dr. Gergely Kunt

(University of Miskolc)

The Public and Private Memory of »Children's Republic«. Gaudiopolis Orphanage in Post-World-War II Budapest

C. and N. Weickart Postdoc Fellowship
February 2020 to January 2021


Dr. Martin Clemens Winter

(Leipzig)

Forced labor and mass murder of Jews in court. Nazi trials against employees of HASAG 1945–1967

C. and N. Weickart Postdoc Fellowship
April 2020 to December 2020


Dr. med. Moritz Verdenhalven

(Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Frankfurt am Main)

The Municipal and University Clinic for Nervous and Mental Illnesses (Städtische und Universitätsklinik für Nerven- und Gemütskranke) in Frankfurt am Main during the National Socialist period. Transfers, deaths and forced sterilizations

Visiting scholar as part of the sponsorship model of the Department of Medicine at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, August 2019 to September 2020


Samuel J. Miner B.A.

(University of Maryland)

Nazi Crimes and the Basic Law. War Crimes Trials and the Path to Militant Democracy

Fulbright and DAAD scholarship, September 2018 to August 2019


Dr. Filip Gańczak

(Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw)

Auschwitz in the interrogation room. Prof. Dr. Jan Sehn (19091965). A scholarly biography

DAAD scholarship, January to February 2019


Denisa Nešťáková M.A.

(Comenius Universität Bratislava)

Arab-Jewish relations during the British Mandate for Palestine through the perspective of the German Temple Society

DAAD scholarship, October 2017 to July 2018


Max Lazar M.A.

(University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Jerusalem on the Main: Jewish Integration in Frankfurt, 1914–1938

DAAD scholarship, October 2017 to July 2018


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