Reviews: “Go East” Summer Schools of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2017


  • Nils Oellerich Central European University, Budapest
  • Hauke Jacobs Freie Universität Berlin



Review: “Does Russia Have a Strategy? Understanding Economic Change”: Summer School of the Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, August 2017
Reviewed by: Nils Oellerich

Review: Digitizing a “Museum without a Guide”: a German-Russian Summer School and Expedition to the Former Prison and Labor Camp of Stvor, August 2017
Reviewed by: Hauke Jacobs

Author Biographies

Nils Oellerich, Central European University, Budapest

Nils Oellerich currently studies Political Science as a master student at Central European University in Budapest. He previously completed his Bachelor of Arts at the Universität Bremen and studied at Budapest’s Corvinus University for two semesters. In his studies, he focusses on the former ‘transition countries’ in Central and Eastern Europe, on the history and nature of political parties and party systems in the region, as well as populism and Euroscepticism.

Hauke Jacobs, Freie Universität Berlin

Hauke Jacobs is a graduate student in the History master program at Freie Universität Berlin, and holds a bachelor degree in History and Political Science from the Universität Bremen. He has a strong interest in European history of the late 19th and 20th centuries as well as the history of Latin America and the Soviet Union. In his studies, he focuses mainly on different and conflicting cultures of remembrance (Erinnerungskulturen) concerning experiences of violent and traumatic pasts. Other research interests include questions of film and history as well as the relationship between historical science and the methods of digital humanities.