Thorsten Wagner


Thorsten Wagner: German historian, born 1970 in Sønderborg, Denmark. Undergraduate studies at the University of Tübingen, Germany, graduate studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, at the Technische Universität Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin. Postgraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Being based in Berlin 1993-2010, he held positions as educator at the Jewish Museum of Berlin, and as a research fellow at the Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Copenhagen, and at the Department of Scandinavian Studies, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

From 2010 to 2019, Associate Professor of Modern European History at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad-University of Copenhagen; and, since 2019, Executive Director for Strategy and Academics at FASPE – Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, based in New York City.

Numerous academic publications in the fields of Modern German and European Jewish History, antisemitism, Holocaust studies, cultures of memory, and Israeli history and society.

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