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Jenny Wüstenberg

Nottingham Trent University

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

Jenny Wüstenberg is Associate Professor in Twentieth Century History at Nottingham Trent University. Dr. Wüstenberg joined NTU in September 2019. After receiving her PhD in Government & Politics from the University of Maryland, she worked at the School of International Service at American University, at the Free University of Berlin, for the Independent Academic Commission at the Federal Ministry of Justice for the Critical Study of the National Socialist Past. Dr. Wüstenberg’s previous position was DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics and German & European Studies at York University in Toronto.

Dr. Wüstenberg is the co-founder and current co-President of the Memory Studies Association, an international professional organisation that connects memory scholars and practitioners and holds an annual conference. She is also a member of the Commission on Remembering Social Democracy, set up by the German Federation of Trade Unions. She serves as co-editor of the Worlds of Memory book series with Berghahn Books, as well as reviewer for numerous journals and academic presses.

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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 …