Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Zarin Aschrafi

Email: aschrafi(at)

Phone: +49 341 21735-61


Working at the Dubnow Institute as a Doctoral Candidate since 2016. Studied History and German Language at the universities of Munich, Freiburg im Breisgau, and Tübingen, and completed her M. A. degree in 2014. Subject of the Master's thesis: »Warum Frankfurt? Frankfurt am Main als Kristallisationsort jüdischen Lebens in Westdeutschland, 1945–1956«.

Dissertation Project

Frankfurt, Babylon. A History of the »Jewish Group« in the 1970s and 1980s

Research Interests

• History of ideas of the political left