Alumni und frühere Fellows

Hier finden Sie Informationen über die Alumni und früheren Fellows des IRTG "Baltic Borderlands" und ihre Promotionsvorhaben.

Dr. Marta Grzechnik

Field of Research:
"Recovered Territories": The Use of History in the Creation of the New Polish Borderland after the Second World War

 

2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
At the moment Assistant Professor at the Institute of Scandinavian Studies and Applied Linguistics, University of Gdańsk

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ug.academia.edu

Short Biography & Research Interests:

Publications

Books: Beyond the Sea: Reviewing the Manifold Dimensions of Water as Barrier and Bridge, Köln (Böhlau Verlag) 2015 (ed. together with Heta Hurskainen).

Regional histories and historical regions. The concept of the Baltic Sea region in Polish and Swedish historiography, Frankfurt (Peter Lang) 2012.

Articles: From moat to connecting link: Sweden and the Baltic Sea in the twentieth century, in: Marta Grzechnik and Heta Hurskainen (eds.), Beyond the Sea. Reviewing the Manifold Dimensions of Water as Barrier and Bridge, Cologne 2015.

Making use of the past: The role of historians in the Baltic Sea region building, in: Journal of Baltic Studies, 43, nr 3 (2012), 329‐343.

Lecture: “The Polish Baltic Institute’s View on the Nordic and Baltic Sea Cooperation in the Interwar Period”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).

Dr. Per Rudling

Field of Research:
Memory and Representation of Nationalism in Ukrainian Political Culture
 

 

2010-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
2012-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of History at Lund University
01/2016-12/2017 Senior Visiting Fellow at the Department of History at the National Univesity of Singapore

 


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lu.academia.edu

Selected Publications

 

 

Books: The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906-1931, Pittsburgh 2015.

The OUN, the UPA and the Holocaust: A Study in the Manufacturing of Historical Myths (The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies 2107), Pittsburgh 2011. 

Articles: Eugenics and Racial Biology in Sweden and the USSR: Contacts across the Baltic Sea, in: Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médicine, 31:1 (2014), 41-75.

'They Defended Ukraine’: The 14. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (Galizische Nr. 1) Revisited, in: Journal of Slavic Military Studies 25: 3 (Fall 2012), 329-368.

'The Khatyn’ Massacre in Belorussia: A Historical Controversy Revisited, in: Holocaust and Genocide Studies 26: 1 (Spring 2012), 29-58.

'An entirely different culture and an alien race:' Scandinavian Ukrainian encounters on the Canadian prairies, 1910-1940, in: Scandinavian-Canadian Studies 20 (2011), 26-51.

Terror and Local Collaboration in Occupied Belarus: The case of Schutzmannschaft Battalion 118. Part One: Background, in: Historical Yearbook VIII (2011), 195-214.

Lukashenka and the ‘Red-Browns’: National ideology, Commemoration of the Past, and Political Belonging, in: Forum für Osteuropäische Ideen- und Zeitgeschichte 15 (2011), 95-125.

 

 

Alina Baravykaitė

PhD-topic:
Language Interference in Film Translation: The Impact of English, German, Russian and Polish on Lithuanian Language

2013-2015 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

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Short Biography & Abstract:

Inge Christensen

PhD-topic:
The Political Dimension of Border Formation and Dissolution. Traditional values, deviancy and foreign interference in post-Soviet space

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Short Biography & Research Interests:

Heiner Fandrich

 

PhD-topic:
Carl Stange and the Luther Renaissance: Constructing a Nordic-German Confessional Space

03/2013-04/2016 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

heiner.fandrichuni-greifswaldde

 

Short Biography & Abstract

Stefan Herfurth

PhD-topic:
Liberty in the Baltic Sea Region: Development, Perception and Spread of a Culture Pattern 

(defended on May 19, 2014)
 

2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
Since 2015 Research assistant at the Leipzig Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (GWZO)

stefan.herfurthuni-greifswaldde
uni-leipzig.academia.edu

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

 

Book: Freiheit in Schwedisch-Pommern, Entwicklung, Verbreitung und Rezeption des Freiheitsbegriffs im südlichen Ostseeraum zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts, Greifswald (forthcoming).

Articles: Swedish Pomerania in the Eighteenth Century: The Development of „frihet“ in a Borderland of the Baltic Sea Region, in:J. W. I. Lee and M. North (eds.), Globalizing Borderlands Studies in Europe and North America, Lincoln (Nebraska University Press) 2016 (forthcoming).

Die unterschiedlichen Konzepte von Freiheit in Schwedisch-Pommern. Forschungsansätze zur Entstehung, Rezeption und Verbreitung der Schwedischen Freiheit im südlichen Ostseeraum der Frühen Neuzeit, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 193-204.

Lecture: "Liberty in the Baltic Sea region – the development, perception, and spread of a cultural pattern". Paper for the Winter School „Time and Temporality: Categories, Models and Narratives" at the University of Tartu, Estonia (01-02/2011).

 

Andreas Hohn

PhD-topic:
Planned Cross-Border Healthcare in EU: German Patients Abroad

2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

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Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

 

Article: Austausch, Wandel und Anpassung des deutschen und des polnischen Gesundheitssystems im deutsch-polnischen Grenzraum – Themenschwerpunkt: GKV und Zahnersatz, in: Studia Maritima 25 (2012), 281-291.

 

Heta Hurskainen

PhD-topic:
Ecumenical Social Ethics as the World Changed: Socio-Ethical Discussion in the Ecumenical Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland 1970-2008

2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands"
2013 Doctor of Theology, University of Eastern Finland (cotutelle with Greifswald)
2013 Doctor of Theology, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany (cotutelle with UEF)
2013-2014 Part-time Teacher, theology
2015 Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Eastern Finland

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wiki.uef.fi

Short Biography & Abstract:

Michael Meichsner

PhD-topic:
Gotland as a Borderland in the Baltic Sea Region during the Period of the Kalmar
Union between Denmark and Sweden

2013-2015 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

michameichsnergmailcom
uni-greifswald.academia.edu

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Lecture: “Constituting Space in the Baltic Sea Area: A Case Study on Gotland, Bornholm and Rügen”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).

Matthias Müller

PhD-topic:
Consumer Behavior in Borderlands: Stralsund and Reval (Tallinn) during the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century

(defended on July 15, 2016)
 

2013-2015 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
Since 09/2016 Teacher at the Walddorfschule in Rostock


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Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Article: A Historiographical Overview of the Study of Consumption with Particular Attention to the South-Eastern Baltic Sea Region, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 219-225.

Manja Olschowski

PhD-topic:
The Cross-Border Economy of the Cistercian Monasteries of Doberan, Løgum and Pelplin

(defended on December 15, 2017)

2010-2013 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
Since 2014 Teacher at the Montessori School Greifswald


manja.olschowskiuni-greifswaldde

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Articles: The Trans-Border Economy of Medieval Cistercian Monasteries in the Southern Baltic Sea Region, in: J. W. I. Lee and M. North (eds.), Globalizing Borderlands Studies in Europe and North America, Lincoln (Nebraska University Press) 2016.

Das grenzüberschreitende wirtschaftliche Handeln der Zisterzienserklöster Løgumkloster, Doberan und Pelplin – Skizze eines Forschungsprojektes, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 155-170.

Lecture: “The Political and Economic Networking of the Cistercian Order in the Baltic Sea Region”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).

Cynthia Osiecki

PhD-topic:
The Language of Sculptures: The Sixteenth Century Migration of Netherlandish Sculptors into the Baltic Sea Region and the Spread of the socalled "Florisstyle"

2013-2015 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
2016-2017 Graduate Student, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Since 2018 Curator of Old Masters, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design in Oslo, Norway


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rijksmuseum.academia.edu

www.codart.nl/guide/curators/cynthia-osiecki/

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Article: ezine.codart.nl
Forgotten Netherlandish Artists in the Baltic Region: the migration of Dutch and Flemish sculptors to the Baltic region in the second half of the sixteenth century

Lectures: “Willem Boy: A Sculptor or an Art Agent? The Swedish Court and Netherlandish Sculpture”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).

Stefanie Otte

PhD-topic:
Institutional Adaption in the Context of Cross-Border Health Care

(defended 2013)


2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
Since 2014 Research assistant/Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Forensische Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität Ulm am Akademischen Krankenhaus Günzburg

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Book: Institutionelle Adaptation im Rahmen von grenzüberschreitender Gesundheitsversorgung (Digitale Dissertation, Universität Greifswald 2013).

Articles: Gewaltprävention im Landkreis Ostprignitz-Ruppin. Befunde einer Prozessevaluation zur Implementierung gewaltpräventiver Maßnahmen, in: Forum Kriminalprävention 4 (2013), 58-63 (together with Manfred Bornewasser).

Institutional Adaptation to Cross-Border Health Care in the German-Polish Borderland, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 269-280.

Fabian Pfeiffer

PhD-topic:
Debordering the World of States: Baltic Sea Region between Integration and Fragmentation

2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow since 2012 Assistant to Member of EU Parliament, Brussels
Since 2012 Assistant to Member of EU Parliament, Brussels
2009 Visiting Research Student at the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of Tartu

 

Publications

Book: Estlands Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik I. Der estnische Atlantizismus nach der wiedererlangten Unabhängigkeit 1991-2004 (2012).

Odeta Rudling (Mikštaitė)

PhD-topic:
Folkore in Soviet Lithuania 1940-1990: Between Sovietization and Nation Building

2010-2013 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald
2013/2014 Visiting Doctoral Student at Lund University

odeta_mikstaiteyahoode
www.academia.edu

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Articles: Der "Singende Stalinismus": Zur Entstehung der Massenkultur auf dem Gebiet der Folklore in der Litauischen SSR, in: Forschungen zur Baltischen Geschichte, 8 (2013), 192-214.

Sowjetische Karriere für nationale Kultur?: Zum Verhältnis von Sowjetisierung und Konstituierung nationaler Kultur am Beispiel des Wirkens herausragender Kulturfunktinäre der Stalin- und Chruščev-Ära in der Litauischen SSR, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 239-254.

Olga Sasunkevich

Dissertation:
From Political Borders to Social Boundaries: History of Female Shuttle Trade on the Belarus-Lithuania Borderland (1990-2011)

(defended on June 24, 2014)


2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands"
2013 Visiting Doctoral Student in Lund, Centre for European Studies
Since 2014 lecturer at the Department of Media and executive co-director of the Center for Gender Studies at the European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania.

olga.sasunkevichehult
ehu-lt.academia.edu

Short Biography & Abstract:

Publications

Book: Informal Trade, Gender and the Border Experience: From Political Borders to Social Boundaries (Border Regions), Routledge 2015.

Articles: From Political Borders to Social Boundaries: Theorizing Borders through the Studies of Cross-Border Petty Trade, in: J. W. I. Lee and M. North (eds.), Globalizing Borderlands Studies in Europe and North America, Lincoln (Nebraska University Press) (forthcoming 2016).

‘Business as Casual’: Shuttle Trade on the Belarus-Lithuania Border, in: The Informal Post-Socialist Economy. Embedded Practices and livelihoods, edited by Jeremy Morris, Abel Polese, Routledge 2013.

From Political Borders to Social Boundaries: Oral History Method in the Study of a Petty Smuggling Community on the Belarus-Lithuanian Border, in: Studia Maritima XXV (2012), 255-268.

Place, Gender and Class on Borderlands. Towards a Theorectial Framework of Studying the Border between Belarus and Lithuania, in: Gender Studies and Resarch (2011), 52-66.

Volha Sasunkevich successfully defended her PhD summa cum laude at Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany)

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Her thesis concentrated on the cross-border trading engaged in by Belarusian women.

Alberto Sevillano

PhD-topic:
The Influence of German Discourses on the Role of Museums and the Construction of National Identities in Sweden and Spain in the Late 19th Century

2013-2015 IRTG-Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

alberto.sevillanouni-greifswaldde
uni-greifswald.academia.edu

Short Biography & Abstract:

Lectures: “Museums and National Identity in the late 19th Century: Connecting Stockholm, Berlin, and Madrid”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).

Pavlo Shved

PhD-topic:
Dialectics of Modernization: The Emergence and Development of Ukrainian Literary Field

2010-2012 IRTG-Fellow

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Short Biography & Abstract:

Baiba Tetere

PhD-topic:
Looking at Peasants: Hybridized Visions of Rural Life in Latvia 1860s-1910s

05/2013-05/2016 IRTG Fellow "Baltic Borderlands" at the University of Greifswald

Lectures: “Latvian Types: Hybridized Visions of Latvian Peasants in the Late Nineteenth Century”. Paper for the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (03/2014).