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Friday, January 22, 2016
Paul B. Jaskot works on the political history of German art and architecture, with a specific focus on cultural policy during the Nazi period, and its impact on the Holocaust and postwar Germany. Since 1995, he has been working as a professor of art history at DePaul University. He received his PhD in art history from Northwestern University working on the intersection of architectural and ideological goals in the development of the SS forced-labor concentration camp system.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Anne Kelly Knowles worked in book publishing for eight years before discovering historical geography and going to graduate school at University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned her MSc and PhD in Geography. Her graduate research, published as Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio’s Industrial Frontier (1997), examined how Welsh farmers’ religious beliefs and ethnic identity influenced their engagement with American industrial capitalism in the mid-nineteenth century.
Monday, January 25, 2016
After graduating from the University of Padua in Italy, Alberto Giordano worked at Touring Club Italiano in the editorial office of the Thematic Atlas of Italy. He continued his education at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a MA in Geography. Upon returning to Italy, he worked in the GIS sector on projects involving public and private partners, including the drafting of a standard on geographic data quality for the European Committee on Standardization (CEN).
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Tim Cole earned his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Cambridge, where he focused on the spatiality of ghettoization in Budapest during the Holocaust. His research interests range across the historic and memory landscapes of the Holocaust with a particular focus on Hungary, but Tim also has broader interests in twentieth century historic landscapes and environmental histories. He is a member of the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative, which is one of a number of collaborative digital humanities and creative technologies projects that Tim is involved with.