Dr. Florian Peters
Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Polenstudien
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Florian Peters is a historian specialising in the contemporary history of Poland and East Central Europe. Since 2021, he is working at the Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 294 “Structural Change of Property” at Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
After graduating from Christian Albrechts University Kiel, he received his Ph.D. in 2014 from Humboldt University Berlin for a thesis devoted to memory and politics of history in late socialist Poland. Subsequently, he has been a Postdoc researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History Munich-Berlin and at European University Viadrina’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies. His research focusses on the relation between history and memory and on the social history of socialism and post-socialist transformation.
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