Ira Plein received a master of arts (Magistra Artium) in Art History and Media Studies at the University of Trier (2013). She was a PhD candidate at the C²DH at the University of Luxembourg, where she was collaborating in the FNR funded project “FAMOSO-2: Fabricating Modern Societies. Industries of Reform as Educational Responses to Societal Challenges” (PI Karin Priem).
Her dissertation, was coordinated in joint supervision with the Art History department at the University of Trier, focuses on media (re)presentations of the steel industry and industrial culture in Luxembourg.
She obtained her PhD in May 2019.
Main supervisors: Prof. Dr. Karin Priem, (C²DH), Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Tacke (Universität Trier)
Other supervisors: Prof. Dr. Daniel Tröhler (University of Luxembourg - until 2016), Prof. Dr. Martin Loiperdinger (Universität Trier)