Yvonne Kleinmann - Head of Research Group at the Institute for Slavic Studies, Leipzig University
101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
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Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
Yvonne Kleinmann's current work as head of the research group 'Pathways of Law in Ethno-Religiously Mixed Societies: Resources of Experience in Poland-Lithuania and Its Successor States' at Leipzig University has been ongoing since 2008. She holds master's degrees in the fields of East European History, Slavic Studies, and Theatre Studies. Earlier on in her career she participated in the preparation of the permanent exhibition of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, worked at the Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture in Leipzig, and coordinated the project 'Peace of Religions and Modes of Solving Religious Conflicts in East Central Europe' at the GWZO in Leipzig. Her Ph.D. thesis on Jewish forms of life in St. Petersburg and Moscow in the 19th century was published in 2006.