Team

The project is beeing realized under the leadership of  Dr. Elke-Vera Kotowski and Prof. Dr. Julius H. Schoeps. A group of students and graduates with different approaches to the field is working together by using their different perspectives on the subject in a productive way.

 

Elke-Vera Kotowski

Elke-Vera Kotowski studied Political Science, Literature and Cultural Studies and earned her PhD in Jewish Studies. Since 2000, she has been research associate of the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European Jewish Studies and, since 2009, the scientific coordinator of the graduate program Walter Rathenau Kolleg. As a lecturer at the University of Potsdam and the Humboldt University of Berlin she provides project-oriented seminars in the field of German-Jewish history (including the development of exibitions, publications and conferences).

Alisa JachnowitschAlisa Jachnowitsch is research project associate at the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European Jewish Studies. She studied Art History and Cultural Studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Universitat de Barcelona as well as Interior Design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Barcelona. Her focus of interest lies on German-Jewish cultural history. Previous stations were the Leo Baeck Summer University of Jewish Studies and the project Change of Perspective. Jewish Life in Germany.

 

Matthias KochMatthias Albert Koch studied Business Administration, Sinology and Psychology at the Free University of Berlin and at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon. For his second degree he studies Jewish Religion, History and Culture at the University of Potsdam focussing on hebrew and jewish literature, jewish culture, religion and philosophy. He participated in the conception and realisation of the exhibition Synagogues in Brandenburg – In Search for Traces as well as in the educational complementary program. This project reassured him in the importance of preserving memory and keeping it alive and that history can be taught through (life) stories.

 

Former Staff

Felicitas Grützmann studierte Jüdischen Studien und Semitistik in Heidelberg sowie Jüdische Religion, Geschichte und Kultur an der Universität Potsdam und war mehrmals für längere Zeit in Israel. Beteiligung an der Konzeption und Durchführung der Ausstellung Synagogen in Brandenburg – Auf Spurensuche und Mitherausgabe des gleichnamigen Buches. Sie interessiert sich für die Emigration deutschsprachiger jüdischer Bibliothekare, speziell für deren Beitrag zum Aufbau des Bibliothekswesens in Palästina/Israel.

 

Julia Jokel

Julia Jokel studiert Geschichte und Jüdische Studien an der Universität Potsdam. Durch Praktika und die Teilnahme an dem internationalen Projekt Jewish Histories in Europe konnte sie erste Erfahrungen sammeln. Besonders interessieren sie Identitätsbrüche, die durch Emigrationen entstanden sind. Seit 2010 arbeitet sie in den Sammlungen Dokumente II am Deutschen Historischen Museum.

 

Dana MüllerDana Müller studied Intercultural European-American Studies in Halle, Parma and Paris and Cultural Management in Hamburg as well as Cultural Studies in Berlin. Through various internships and student projects, she developed an interest in intercultural projects and the issuses of cultural memory and German-Jewish history which led her to the participation in this project.

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