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Photo: Stiftung Flucht, Vertreibung, Versöhnung

Katja Wolgast, M.A.

Research Associate at the Zentrum Jüdische Studien Berlin-Brandenburg - Center for Jewish Studies

Research Interests

    • German-Jewish cultural history in the 19th and 20th century
    • German-Jewish history at the Oder-Neisse Line
    • History of the Jews in Frankfurt (Oder)
    • Jewish burial and cemetery culture since the Haskalah
    • Jewish funerary art and inscriptions

            Photo: Stiftung Flucht, Vertreibung, Versöhnung

            Katja Wolgast, M.A.

            Campus Neues Palais

             

            room
            1.11.0.05

             

            consulting hours
            Wednesday 10-12 a.m.
            appointment via email requested

            PhD Project

            • 'Peace Unto His Ashes' - Cremation as a Jewish Reform Project

            Research Projects

            Curriculum Vitae

            In 2012 Katja Wolgast finished her bachelor in religious studies and Jewish studies at the University of Potsdam (title of her bachelor thesis: "The Jewish Cemetery Słubice as a Mirrow or Jewish Life in Frankfurt (Oder)"). From 2012 to 2014 she studied the Master Jewish Studies at Potsdam University, which she completed with honors (title of the master thesis: "Gemilut Chassadim – חסדים גמילות - Jewish Funeral Theory and -Praxis in the German-speaking world of the 19th and beginning 20th Century"). In January 2015 she started her PhD project "'Peace to His Ashes' - Cremation as a Jewish Reform Project" (investigation period 1870 - 1935), which is supervised by Prof. PhD Sina Rauschenbach. Since April 2015 Katja Wolgast is doctorate at the Zentrums Jüdische Studien Berlin-Brandenburg.

             

             

            Katja Wolgast, M.A.

            Campus Neues Palais

             

            room
            1.11.0.05

             

            consulting hours
            Wednesday 10-12 a.m.
            appointment via email requested