Dr. des. Imanuel Clemens Schmidt
Working as Research Associate at the Martin Buber Professorship at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Worked at the Dubnow Institute as a Research Associate from 2009 to 2021; there, between 2010 and 2012, he was Deputy Head of the Research Unit »Mobility, Europeanness, Knowledge«; now he is an Affiliated Researcher.
Studied Medieval and Modern History, Journalism, German Language and Literature Studies at Leipzig University and completed his MA degree in 2009. Subject of the Master's thesis: »Die Stellung der Juden im spätmittelalterlichen Europa im Spiegel der deutschsprachigen Forschung nach 1945«. From 2012 to January 2018, writing a PhD thesis entitled »Hebraistische Historiografie. Protestantische Texttradition und nachbiblische jüdische Geschichte«. From July to October 2015, visiting scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Since February 2018, postdoc research at the Dubnow Institute as part of a group of studies on the transition and continuity of »1918« coordinated at the Saxon Academy of Sciences. Fellow at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati in April and May 2018. From May 2019 to July 2020, visiting scholar at the Taub Center for Israel Studies at New York University and at the Center for Jewish History in New York City.