Dr. Elisa-Maria Hiemer (Marburg/Gießen)

Elisa-Maria Hiemer is a Research Associate at the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Marburg, and part of a Polish-Czech-German research group devoted to the Holocaust in literature, media, and arts. Her publications include Generationenkonflikt und Gedächtnistradierung. Die Aufarbeitung des Holocaust in der polnischen Erzählprosa des 21. Jahrhunderts (2012) and Autobiographisches Schreiben als ästhetisches Problem. Jüdische Vielfalt in der polnischen und deutschen Gegenwartsliteratur (2018). Together with others, she is currently preparing the Handbook of Polish, Czech, and Slovak Holocaust Fiction, to be published in summer 2021. She has recently expanded her research interests with a new project on family planning in Poland since the 19th century.


  • Literature as a weapon? Polish Literature on the Holocaust and its Reception in East and West

    Panel: Panel III: Literatures | May 27 Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.