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Dr. Grzegorz Rossoliński-Liebe

Norman Raab Foundation Fellow
“Collaborating Enemies: Forms of German-Polish Collaboration During the Second World War"

Professional Background

Dr. Grzegorz Rossoliński-Liebe is currently postdoctoral researcher and guest lecturer in History at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). He holds a PhD from the Universität Hamburg (Germany). As a Norman Raab Foundation Fellow, Dr. Rossoliński-Liebe will be conducting research for his project entitled “Collaborating Enemies: Forms of German-Polish Collaboration During the Second World War.”

Dr. Rossoliński-Liebe is fluent in English, German, Polish, Ukrainian, and Russian.

Dr. Rossoliński-Liebe has written two monographs, several articles, and edited three volumes. His 2014 monograph was Stepan Bandera: The Life and Afterlife of a Ukrainian Nationalist: Fascism, Genocide, and Cult (Stuttgart: Ibidem Press, 2014). His most recent article was titled “Holocaust Amnesia: The Ukrainian Diaspora and the Genocide of the Jews” in German Yearbook of Contemporary History 1 (2016). In April 2017 the volume Fascism without Borders: Transnational Connections and Cooperation between Movements and Regimes in Europe from 1918 to 1945 will be published (coedited with Arnd Bauerkämper).

Fellowship Research

While in residence at the Mandel Center, Dr. Rossoliński-Liebe researched the social, political, and cultural ways in which Poles collaborated and cooperated with German occupiers in the General Government during WWII. He used the museum’s collections, including the “August Trials” records and various administration files.

Dr. Rossoliński-Liebe was in residence at the Mandel Center until March 31, 2017.