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IHS Workshop: "The Royal Prussian Eastern Railway and its Importance for European East-West Communication"

Mon, May 2, 2011 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

Dr. Jan Musekamp

Dr. Jan Musekamp

The Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presents a workshop by Dr. Jan Musekamp titled "The Royal Prussian Eastern Railway and its Importance for European East-West Communication."

Musekamp is a visiting assistant professor in the Viadrina Program at The University of Texas (UT) at Austin and adjunct assistant professor of history in the Department of Eastern European History, European University Viadrina.

Musekamp (Ph.D. European University Viadrina, Germany, 2008) studies economic and cultural change promoted by the railway in Central Europe, Polish-German relations, ethnic cleansing in 20th century Europe, and cultural appropriation in border regions after WWII.

The Ambassador of Poland to Germany awarded his dissertation, "From Stettin to Szczecin (Poland): Metamorphosis of a city 1945-2005," the Best German Dissertation on Poland. Musekamp recently published Ethnic Cleansing and Resettlement: The Transformation of German Stettin into Polish Szczecin (Wiesbaden 2010).

Professor Musekamp's faculty page

Responder: Dr. Tatjana Lichtenstein, assistant professor of history, UT Austin

RSVP required. To RSVP, reserve your lunch, and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please e-mail Courtney at by 9 a.m., Friday, April 29.

Sponsored by: Germanic Studies, IHS

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