On January 18, 2022, Elena M. E. Kiesel and Christiane Kuller, project investigators of our sub-project on voluntariness and dictatorship, will be participating at the “Fuldaer Abende” and explore voluntary participation within the ‘Neuererwesen’ of the GDR.
Christiane Kuller is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and History Didactics at the University of Erfurt. Her research interests include the history of welfare states, administrative history and public history. She specializes in the history of national socialism and its aftermath in both German republics and is a board member of the Ettersberg Foundation, dedicated to the research into European dictatorships. Among her most significant publications are Bürokratie und Verbrechen (DeGruyter, 2013) and as editor Machtverhältnisse und Verwaltungskultur in den badischen und württembergischen Landesministerien in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus (with Joachim Scholtyseck and Edgar Wolfrum, Kohlhammer, forthcoming 2021).