|Publication||Comparativ 26, Vol. 1|
Since 1999, Stefan Troebst (U Leipzig, Germany) is professor of East European cultural studies at the University of Leipzig (Germany). His research deals with the history of Eastern Europe and its international connections from the early modern period to the present time. Together with Hannes Siegrist (Institute for the Study of Culture, U Leipzig, Germany), he publishes the book series Moderne europäische Geschichte.
Michael Wildt (HU Berlin, Germany) is specialized on German history of the 20th century. In 2001/02 he was a research fellow at the International Institute for Holocaust Research in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem (Israel). Since 2009, he is professor for German history with a focus on National Socialism at the Humboldt University Berlin (Germany). Furthermore, he is scientific advisory at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich (Germany) and associate editor of the journal WerkstattGeschichte and Historische Anthropologie.