Janina Schwarz

Research Fellow

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24365 +49 6421 28-26515 janina.schwarz@ 1 Deutschhausstraße 3
35032 Marburg
F|04 Institutsgebäude (Room: A104 resp. +1/1040)
Terminvereinbarung per E-Mail

Ph.D. Project

Photos: Janina Schwarz

In the Footsteps of the Shoah in Hesse

Janina Schwarz, together with her course "In the Footsteps of the Shoah in Hesse," undertook several excursions in Hesse during the summer semester 2022 to follow the traces of the pasts and their representations.

Link to the excursion report

  • Vita

    Since 09/2020 | Research Fellow at the Institute for European Ethnology and Studies of Culture and History at the University of Marburg, Germany

    2019 – 2020 | Trainee in content marketing and project management at tripuls media innovations GmbH

    2015 – 2018 | Student Assistant for Prof. Dr. Karl Braun and Prof. Dr. Ina Merkel

    2014 – 2018 | M.A. European Ethnology and Studies of Culture and History at the University of Marburg, M.A. Thesis: "Womanhood. Body Perception in Concentration Camp Captivity"

    2011 – 2014 | B.A. Comparative Studies in Culture and Religions at the University of Marburg

  • Research focus

    - Historical Anthropology
    - (Digital) Cultures of Memory
    - Holocaust Studies
    - Gender Studies
    - Emotion Research

  • Presentations

    "Contemporary Negotiations of Future Shoah Memory in Digitality" at the conference: Digital Futures in the Making. Imaginaries, Politics, and Materialities, University of Hamburg, September 15-16, 2022.

    "Being a Woman in a Concentration Camp" at the Colloquium for Feminist (Final) Papers of the Feminist Platform Marburg, University of Marburg, Nov. 21, 2019.

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