Karl Sch­lögel

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was born in Hawan­gen in 1948. A Ger­man his­to­rian fo­cus­ing on Eastern Europe, he re­searches the 20th cen­tury Rus­sia, Stal­in­ism and the the­ory of his­tory. He stud­ied his­tory, phi­los­o­phy, so­ci­ol­ogy and Slav­is­tics at Freie Univer­sität Ber­lin, as well as uni­ver­si­ties in Moscow and St. Peters­burg. Since the early 1980s, he has been work­ing as an in­de­pen­dent re­searcher, ex­pert on his­tory and so­ci­ol­ogy of cul­ture in Eastern Europe. Prof. Sch­lögel was Pro­fes­sor of Eastern Euro­pean His­tory at Univer­sität Kon­stanz since 1990, Pro­fes­sor at the Euro­pean Uni­ver­sity Vi­ad­rina in Frank­furt (Oder) since 1994 and Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus at that Uni­ver­sity since 2013. His es­says are pub­lished in Ger­many's top publi­ca­tions. He has au­thored a num­ber of books, in­clud­ing Ter­ror und Traum. Moskau 1937 (2008),

Entschei­dung in Kiew: Ukrainis­che Lek­tio­nen (2015). In 2014, he re­jected the Medal of Pushkin, the Rus­sian state dec­o­ra­tion for writ­ers, artists, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of hu­man­i­ties and ed­u­ca­tion, be­cause of Rus­sia's ag­gres­sion against Ukraine.

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