Researcher

Bundesarchiv

Forschung und Projekte

Derzeitige Position(en)

Postdoctoral Researcher

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

"Soldiers and their communities in WWII: The impact and legacy of war experiences in Luxembourg” (WARLUX)"

Frühere Position(en)

–PhD candidate in European History and Cultural Anthropology University of Hamburg, Germany (2015-2018)
–Visiting Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA (2018)
–Visiting Fellow in History and Commemoration of WWII, Oral History Institute for the History of World War II Voronezh, Russia (2017)
–Fellow at Harry & Helen Gray Reconciliation Program, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies/Johns Hopkins University Washington, D.C., USA (2016)
–Visiting Fellow in History of WWII, History Department at State University St. Petersburg, Russia (2016)
–Research Assistant, Project “Soviet and German Prisoners of War during WWII” at German Historical Institute Moscow, Russia and German War Graves Commission Berlin, Germany (2016)
–Archivist for records of Wehrmacht and WWII, Military Archive Freiburg, Germany (Bundesarchiv, Abteilung Militärarchiv) (2008-2015)
Trainee, Department Records of the German Reich, Bundesarchiv Berlin, Germany (2006-2008)
Trainee, Department Records of German Federal Republic, Bundesarchiv Koblenz, Germany (2005-2006)

Veröffentlichungen

Monographien (und Dissertation)

Deutsche Soldatengräber des Zweiten Weltkrieges zwischen Heldenverherrlichung und Zeichen der Versöhnung - Kulturwissenschaftlich-historische Fallstudien zur Entwicklung des Umganges mit dem Kriegstod, Universität Hamburg 2019 (https://d-nb.info/1181328950/34)

Artikel

–“Documents and Research Possibilities of the Soviet Prisoners of War in German Archives“, in Occupation – Annihilation – Forced Labour. Paper from the 20th Workshop on the History and Memory of National Socialist Concentration Camps. Ed. by Frédéric Bonnesoeur, Philipp Dinkelaker, Sarah Kleinmann, (Metropol Berlin, 2017), p. 235-254.
–“Totenhügel und Waldfriedhöfe - die Gräber und Friedhöfe für gefallene Wehrmachtssoldaten während des Zweiten Weltkriegs zwischen individueller Gräberfürsorge und nationalsozialistischem Totenkult (Hill of the Dead and Forest Cemeteries - The Graves and Cemeteries for fallen soldiers during World War II between individual grave care and the National Socialist Necropolis”, in RIHA Journal online, June 2017 (http://www.riha-journal.org/articles/2017/0150-0176-special-issue-war- graves/0174-janz).
–“From Battlegrounds to Burial Grounds’ – The Cemetery Landscapes of the German Army, 1939 -1945”, in War and Geography. The Spatiality of Organized Mass Violence. Ed. Sarah K. Danielsson/Frank Jacob (Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2017), p. 147-162.
–“Reconciliation over the Graves? or the German-Russian Reconciliation of Sologubovka”, Online Essay American Institute of Contemporary German Studies/Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., November 2016 (http://www.aicgs.org/publication/reconciliation-over-the-graves-a-german-war- cemetery-in-russia/).
–“The last traces of the war. The soldier cemeteries in the collective memory in dictatorship and democracy”, in Series Memory Studies, South Ural State University Chelyabinsk, Russia (2016).
“Von Toten und Helden“ in “Archiv für Sozialgeschichte“ (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung), volume 55 (2015): 177-204.

Publikationsliste (Url)

https://orbilu.uni.lu/simple-search?query=Janz

Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

Umgang mit Kriegstod und mit gefallenen Soldaten
Gedächtnisgeschichte und Erinnerungskultur in Deutschland und Russland
Besatzung im Zweiten Weltkrieg in Westeuropa
Kriegsverbrecherprozesse
Digital Humanities - Digital Preservation and Information Management