Prof. Dr. Kerstin von Lingen


Professor at the Institute for Contemporary History at the University of Vienna


• History of genocide, forced labour and violence, especially the Holocaust

• Decolonization processes (especially in Asia)

• Contemporary legal history

• Studies of memory, identity and apology

• Historical migration studies


Prof. Dr. Christoph Rass


Professor of Modern History and Historical Migration Studies at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Research (IMIS) and the Historical Department of Osnabrück University


• Violence induced mobility and forced migration

• State regulated migration systems

• Migration regimes

• Organized violence, war crimes and the Holocaust

• Conflict landscapes

• Data driven and digital public history

PD Dr. habil. Frank Wolff


Privatdozent of Modern and Contemporary History at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at Osnabrück University.


• Migration and border Studies

• Social history of law and administration

• Cold War studies

• Modern Jewish history

• Historical research and social theory

Priv.-doz. Dr. Philipp Luis Strobl



• History of Knowledge

• Migration History

• Global History

• Entangled Histories

• Biography

Franziska Maria Lamp, BA BA MA

PhD researcher


• Migration History

• Contemporary History

• Women's and Gender History

• National Socialist Population Policy

• Oral History


Jessica Wehner, M. Ed.

PhD researcher


• Migration History

• Contemporary History

• Didactics of History

• Historical Culture

• Gender Studies

• History of Science Linda Erker



• Remembrance and commemoration policy

• Ideological continuities in Austria across the 1933/1938/1945 caesura

• University history

• Academic migration to South America

• Right-wing networks