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Prof. Dr. Simon Lewis - Faculty of Social Sciences

Simon Lewis took on the role of assistant professor of the cultural history of East and East-Central Europe at the Institute of European Studies, University of Bremen.

He previously studied at the University of Oxford and the Polish Academy of Sciences, before completing his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2014. He subsequently worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the universities in Oxford, Warsaw, and the Freie Universität Berlin. In 2018, he received a research scholarship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Module Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators for a project at the Institut für Slavistik, University of Potsdam. His research interests include memory studies, postcolonialism, and comparative literature with a focus on the written and visual cultures of Belarus, Poland, Russia, and the Ukraine.

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