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Dr. Jens Gieseke
Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam

Am Neuen Markt 9d
Raum E. 09
14467 Potsdam

Telephone: 0049 331 74510 124
Link: Dr. Jens Gieseke at the Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam

Education / Work Experience

Since 2009  Head of Department 1 “Communism and Society”

Since 2008  Researcher, Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF), Potsdam

2005-2008    Head of research and edition group “Die DDR im Blick der Stasi. Edition of MfS Reports”

1992-2008   Researcher/Senior Researcher in the Research Department of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records, Berlin

2000   Dr. phil. in history, University of Potsdam, s.c.l.

1992-1993  Personal assistant, “Bündnis 90/Die Grünen”, State Parliament of Lower Saxony (Germany)

1990-1991  Alternative civilian service in a welfare centre in Garbsen/Hanover

1990  Magister Artium, University of Hanover, Studies in history, political science and law

1983  High school diploma (Abitur), Georg-Büchner-Gymnasium Seelze


Fellowships / Grants

Spring 1989  Research grant (German-German Student Exchange Program, German Academic Exchange Service), Karl-Marx-University Leipzig, history section (East Germany)

April-July 2006  Visiting scholar, Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam