Dr. Gregor Thum is Associate Professor at the History Department of the University of Pittsburgh. He studied Eastern European History and Slavic Studies at the Free University of Berlin from 1988 to 1995, received his PhD from the Europa Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) in 2002, and currently teaches Central and Eastern European History of the 19th and 20th centuries. His research interests include the relationship between empire and nation, the history of forced migrations and their reflection in cultural landscapes, the historical role of Germans in ethnically mixed societies, and the history of German-Polish relations.
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