Dr. Ruth Wittlinger (1961-2020)

2017/18 1st Semester Lady Davis Research Guest

Ruth Wittlinger was an Associate Professor in the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University, UK. She had published extensively on memory and identity in post-unification Germany and Europe, inter alia the monograph German National Identity in the Twenty-First Century: A Different Republic After All?  - Her research has been published in a number of journals including West European Politics, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, German Politics and German Politics and Society. In 2017, she was awarded a Lady Davis Visiting Professorship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and spent her time at the Koebner Minerva Center as a research guest. - Ruth Wittlinger passed away in February 2020. She is deeply missed by her colleagues in Jerusalem.