Regional Department, Baltic countries
photo: © German Culture Forum for Central and Eastern Europe, 2021 • M. Nowak

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Area of work
Baltic countries

Studies in Modern and Contemporary History, Medieval History and Protestant Theology in Münster (M.A.), doctorate in Medieval and Contemporary History in Kiel with a PhD-thesis on the Urban Reformation with Riga as an example. Scientific director of the German-Baltic Youth Office (2016-2021), since 2010 seminar leader on topics of historical, cultural and political education in Germany, Estonia and Latvia. Publications on topics of Baltic history and history of the Baltic Germans after 1945, member of the Baltic Historical Commission.

Regional Specialisms
Baltic region, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Thematic specialism
Reformation history, Baltic German cultural history, Baltic Germans after 1945

English, Latvian