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Kim Wünschmann to LMU

Kim Wünschmann left the Centre for German-Jewish Studies in August 2017 to take up a new post as Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary History at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich. From 2015 to 2017 she was DAAD Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Sussex and a Researcher at the Centre for German-Jewish Studies. Her monograph Before Auschwitz: Jewish Prisoners in the Prewar Concentration Camps(Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2015) was awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research, the Prix Jacques Rozenberg of the Fondation Auschwitz – Mémoire d’Auschwitz and the Herbert Steiner Prize of the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance (DÖW) and the International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH).


A press release concerning Dr Wünschmann's new post and ongoing research can be found here:

By: Robert John Dunphy
Last updated: Tuesday, 10 October 2017