Hans-Jürgen Bömelburg has been Professor of East Central European History at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen since 2007. Previously, he was a research associate at the Nordost-Institut Lüneburg and at the German Historical Institute Warsaw, of which he was deputy director from 1999 to 2002. His research interests include the history of early modern East Central Europe, German-Polish relations as well as regional and urban history in Eastern Europe. In addition, he also deals with contemporary historical issues of East Central Europe. 
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Interview (video)

Pandemic and Migration in Eastern Europe

An interview
Copernico asked: What role have epidemics and pandemics actually played in history, especially in Eastern Europe? How were they combated in the past? What impact did they have on the course of history? What role do they play, for example, in the context of human migration movements?