Digital HIRA Book Launch: Justyna Turkowska, Der kranke Rand des Reiches. Sozialhygiene und nationale Räume in der Provinz Posen um 1900 (Marburg, 2020)

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December 15, 2020
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Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Health and Health Care

DIGITAL HIRA BOOK LAUNCH - Book presentation

Place and Time: Cisco Webex Meetings Date: December 15, 2020, 6—7 pm (CET)

Herder Institute Research Academy (HIRA) is pleased to announce the presentation of Justyna Aniceta Turkowska’s book DER KRANKE RAND DES REICHES Sozialhygiene und nationale Räume in der Provinz Posen um 1900 (Marburg, 2020).

With commentary by Prof. Dr Fritz Dross (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Moderation: Tatsiana Astrouskaya (Herder Institute)

Justyna Aniceta Turkowska, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, the University of Edinburgh. She has studied history, sociology and political science at the University of Warsaw, Humboldt University in Berlin and Leibniz University in Hanover. She wrote and defended her dissertation at the Institute of History of the Justus Liebig University of Giessen. Her doctoral thesis was awarded the Scientific Prize of the Polish Ambassador (2017) and the Fritz Theodor Epstein Prize of the German Association for East European Studies (2018).

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Digital HIRA Book Launch is an event series launched by the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Institute of the Leibniz Association. We have developed the series to support a vivid academic exchange and discussion at a time when personal contacts remain restricted. The Digital HIRA Book Launch brings together alumni, current HIRA fellows, and interested colleagues off ering the newest results of our research to the broader public. Registration via, the access link will be circulated one day before the event.

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