Jennifer Yoder

Colby College

Issues: Memory Politics, SocietyRegions: GermanyType: AnalysisProjects: The 2021 Bundestag Election

Jennifer Yoder is the Robert E. Diamond Professor of Government and Global Studies at Colby College. She is the author of two books: From East Germans to Germans? The New Post-Communist Elite and Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in Post-Communist Europe. Her research examines political culture and identity in post-communist societies, the integration of eastern and western Germany as well as eastern and western Europe, and nationalist-populist challenges to Holocaust-centered memory in Europe

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What is Angela Merkel’s Legacy for German Memory Culture?

AICGS Asks: How has Angela Merkel contributed to Germany’s culture of remembrance and influenced memory politics? Lily Gardner Feldman AICGS Senior Fellow All German post-war chancellors have been committed to …