Christoph Dieckmann (historian)

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Christoph Dieckmann (* 1960 ) is a German historian and author.


Dieckmann studied history, sociology and economics at the Universities of Göttingen , Jerusalem and Hamburg . He received his doctorate in 2003 in History at the University of Freiburg in Ulrich Herbert with a thesis on the German occupation policy in Lithuania during World War II, Dr. phil. Since 2005 he has been teaching modern European history at Keele University in England . He is a member of the editorial staff of the articles on the history of National Socialism and of the International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the National Socialist and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania and was involved in the 1999 publication "Heinrich Himmler's 1941/42 Service Calendar". Since the beginning of September 2011 Dieckmann has been employed as a research assistant at the Fritz Bauer Institute , where he is responsible for the two-year research project “The Stereotype of Jewish Bolshevism . The early history of impact from a Jewish perspective ”.

For his two-volume publication “German Occupation Policy in Lithuania 1941–1944”, Dieckmann was awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research in December 2012 .

Fonts (selection)

  • German occupation policy in Lithuania 1941–1944 , 2 volumes, Wallstein, Göttingen 2011, ISBN 978-3-8353-0929-6 (Dissertation University of Freiburg im Breisgau 2003, 2 volumes)
  • In the ghetto 1939–1945. New research on everyday life and the environment , ed. together with Babette Quinkert, Wallstein, Göttingen 2009, ISBN 978-3-8353-0510-6 .
  • Cooperation and crime. Forms of “collaboration” in Eastern Europe 1939–1945 , ed. together with Babette Quinkert and Tatjana Tönsmeyer , Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen 2003
  • The National Socialist concentration camps. Development and Structure , ed. together with Karin Orth and Ulrich Herbert, Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen 1998

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