Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Annette Wolf (Assistant to the Director)


Working at the Dubnow Institute as an Assistant to the Director since July 2016. Studied History and German Language and Literature at the universities of Bielefeld and Berlin; completed her M. A. degree in 2016. Subject of the Master's Thesis: »Diasporanationalismus und jüdische Autonomiedebatten im Ersten Weltkrieg und der Weimarer Republik«. In 2016 scholarship holder of the Humboldt Research Track. From 2012 to 2016 she worked as an academic assistant and Assistant to the Director at the Berlin Wall Foundation; from 2011 to 2012 as an academic assistant at the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam at the department »Communism and Society«.

Research Project

Jewish Literary Scholars in Germany after 1945: Käte Hamburger, Hans Mayer, Peter Szondi

Research Interests

• German-Jewish debates on diaspora during World War I and Weimar Republic

• Intellectual history of postwar Germany



Essays and Articles

Das Panzerdenkmal bei Dreilinden im Kontext von Kaltem Krieg und Bündnispolitik, in: Peter Boeger/Alexander Dowe (eds.), Panzerdenkmal Berlin-Dreilinden. Geschichte und Hintergründe, Berlin 2014, 120–141 (together with Axel Klausmeier).