“Transformation of Jewish "private" lives in the Ghettos 1939-1944”
Mr. Carlos A. Haas is a PhD candidate in history at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (Germany). He received his M.A. in history from Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg in 2011. As a native German speaker, Mr. Haas also has language skills in English, Italian, Spanish, French, Polish, Yiddish, and Latin. While in residence at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, Mr. Haas will work on his project, “Transformation of Jewish "private" lives in the Ghettos 1939-1944”.
Mr. Haas has published “Projektlehre am Historischen Seminar der Universität Heidelberg 1945 bis 2010” [Project Teaching in the History Department at the University of Heidelberg 1945 through 2010] in Projektlehre im Geschichtsstudium. Verortungen, Perspektiven, Berichte (Bertelsmann Verlag, 2016), as well as “125 Jahre Historisches Seminar Heidelberg – Lehre seit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs” [125 Years of Heidelberg History: Teaching since the End of the Second World War] in Mitteilungen aus dem Historischen Seminar der Universität Heidelberg Three, 2014. In 2015 he presented at the conference „Litzmannstadt im ‚Warthegau‘
(1939–1945). Neue Forschungsperspektiven“ [Litzmannstadt in the Wartehgau (1939-1945). New scientific approaches.] in Łódź, Poland, as well as at the Annual Conference of the German History Society in London. His numerous academic scholarships include a Research Fellowship from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and PhD Fellowship at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw (Poland).
For his Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History-Munich & the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Exchange Scholarship, Mr. Haas used extensive collections of contemporary personal documents, including diaries, letters, photographs, and songs to analyze the change in Jewish daily life in the Warsaw, Petrikau, and Litzmannstadt Ghettos, as well as the overall concept of “privacy” for Jews under the Nazi regime.
Mr. Carlos A. Haas was in residence at the Mandel Center until November 30, 2016.