Prof. Dr. Karl Schlögel
Karl Schlögel holds the Chair for Eastern European History at the Europe University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).
His specialist research areas encompass the culture of modernity in Eastern Europe, the history of "Stalinism as a civilization", the history of forced migration and cultures of the diaspora in the 20th century, municipal history and urbanity in Eastern Europe, as well as theoretical problems of spatially open history writing. He is also active as a publicist and has received numerous distinctions for his works, most recently the Leipziger Buchpreis zur Europäischen Verständigung (2009).
From mid July until mid August 2010, Karl Schlögel will be a visiting fellow at the CAS. He is conducting research with Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel from the Department of History of the LMU on the topic of spatial concepts in Russian history of the 19th and 20th centuries.