Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus

Jean-Marc Dreyfus is reader in history and in Holocaust studies at the University of Manchester (History Division). He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for European Studies, Harvard and the Centre Marc-Bloch in Berlin. His research considers the Holocaust and genocides, Jewish history in Europe and post-mass violence exhumations and identification of corpses. He has recently edited a special issue of the European Review of History, on ‘Traces, memory and the Holocaust in the writings of WG Sebald. He is the co-organizer (with Elisabeth Anstett) of the ERC research programme ‘Corpses of mass violence and genocide’ (www.corpsesofmassviolence.eu). He currently holds a senior research fellowship from the British Academy.

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Le catalogue Goering (The Goering Catalogue), with a preface by Laurent Fabius (Paris: Flammarion, September 2015)

Une mauvaise réputation : le docteur Julius Hallervorden et sa collection de cerveaux dans la République Fédérale d’Allemagne’ (A bad reputation : Dr. Julius Hallervorden and his collection of brains in the Federal Republic of Germany), XXme Siècle. Revue d’Histoire, n° 128 (forthcoming September 2016)

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