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Ph.D. Aleksandra Kuligowska


2006 – Master’s Degree in History at the Institute of History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
2007 – Studies in History at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University in Greifswald
2011 – Doctor of Humanities with specialization in history, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Research projects:
Promoter grant no. N N108 340734 entitled. “The concept of Auffassung and the role of historical interpretation in Ernst Bernheim’s concept of history”, implemented in 2008-2010.
“Educational project – traces of Stalinist crimes in Wielkopolska” funded by the Marshal’s Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Poznań.

Research interests:
theory of history, history of historical research methods and auxiliary sciences of history, semiotics of nineteenth-century culture, history of Wielkopolska during World War II and the Stalinist period

Most important publications

Most important scholarly articles

  • Ernst Bernheim’s conception of a historical source, Historika, vol. XXIX (2009), pp. 21-42.


  • Karl Lohmeyer – a positivist historian?, in T. Maćkowski (ed.), Florilegium Historicum. Amicorum munera, Gdańsk 2016, pp. 101-112.


  • Der Volksdeutsche Selbstschutz in Wysoka. The crime as a source fact, in: I. Mazanowska, T.S. Ceran (eds.), Hitler’s forgotten executioners. Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz in occupied Poland 1939-1940. Selected issues, Bydgoszcz-Gdańsk 2016, pp. 249-260.

Current scholarly projects