Studied Eastern European History, Polish Literature and Southeast European Studies in Jena, Lublin and Krakow, M.A. 2007, PhD 2010. From 2010 to 2015 research assistant and curator at the Museum of World War II in Gdańsk. From 2015 to 2018 scientific director of the “Europäisches Kolleg Jena. Das 20. Jahrhundert und seine Repräsentationen” at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. Since 2018 research assistant at the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation in the department “Nazi Forced Labour/Topography of Modernity”.