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Prof. Dr. Juliane Tomann

Prof. Dr. Juliane Tomann

Junior Professor of Public History
- Equal Opportunity Officer -


Universität Regensburg
Institute of History
Sedanstraße 1
93055 Regensburg

Main Research Areas

  • Performative practices in historical culture (doing history)
  • Historical reenactment (USA, Germany, Poland)
  • Digital public history
  • Gender in public history
  • Post-industrial spaces and landscapes
  • The contemporary history of Poland and the cultural history of the GDR

Curriculum Vitae

Juliane Tomann studied cultural studies at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) and Wroclaw (Poland) between 2001 and 2007. She specialized in history and focused on Eastern Europe. After working with historical foundations and in projects as well as the executive management at the Institute for Applied History in Frankfurt, she obtained her doctorate in history (specializing in modern history) in 2015 from Freie Universität Berlin. Her thesis on historical culture in structural change in the Upper Silesian city of Katowice was awarded the Scientific Award of the Ambassador of Poland in 2015. From 2014 to 2021, Juliane Tomann was a research associate at the Imre Kertész Kolleg at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Since 2017 she was head of the research area "History in the Public Sphere". During this period, she conceived and coordinated, along with colleagues, the international Jean Monnet network "Applied European Contemporary History". She was also Managing Editor of the Cultures of History forum. During the academic year 2016-2017, she worked in research and teaching at Princeton University in the USA. Since December 2021, Juliane Tomann has been Junior Professor for Public History at Universität Regensburg.


List of publications