Irmgard Zündorf

Postdoctoral researcher

Irmgard Zündorf is a research scientist

Irmgard Zündorf is a visiting research scientist at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (University of Luxembourg). She studied social and economic history at the Ruhr-University Bochum and obtained her PhD at the University of Potsdam (2004). From 1998 until 2001 she worked at the Museum of Contemporary History (Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) in Bonn and from 2004 until 2006 at the Museum for Military History (Militärhistorisches Museum) in Dresden. In 2005/6 she assisted the expert-commission founded by the German government to consider the future of the GDR memory culture. Since 2008 she has been a research associate for university cooperative venture and knowledge transfer initiative at the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF). In this position she has been responsible for the cooperation between the ZZF and museums and memorial sites. In addition she coordinates the Master’s programme in Public History at the Freie Universitaet Berlin. She has been teaching since 2008 at the FU on topics of Public History – such as memory culture.