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Martin Dorn, MA

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  • PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Heidelberg


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About Martin Dorn

Martin Dorn is member of the research group Research Group “Entangled Parliamentarisms: Constitutional Practices in Russia, Ukraine, China and Mongolia, 1905–2005,” sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC) at the University of Heidelberg. His research focuses on the transitional period during the immediate aftermath of the First World War and draws particular attention to the Western Ukrainian Peoples Republic, a short-lived state in Central Eastern Europe between 1918 and 1919. In this respect, he traces the transition from an Empire to a National State and seeks to outline the establishment and transformation of representative institutions in a multi-ethnic and heterogeneous borderland region. Prior to his employment at the University of Heidelberg, Martin Dorn studied Geography, History and Eastern European History at the Universities of Bochum and Göttingen, including stays abroad in Moscow (RSUH -Russian State University of Humanities) and Valencia (UV – University of Valencia). His research interests include Ukrainian and Jewish history in the late 19th and early 20th century, as well as the history of Antisemitism and pogroms.

Curriculum Vitae


  • MA in Eastern European History, University of Göttingen (Germany), 2018
  • BA in History and Geography, University of Bochum (Germany), 2015

Employment History

  • PhD Candidate, European Research Council (ERC) Project “Entangled Parliamentarisms: Constitutional Practices in Russia, Ukraine, China, and Mongolia, 1905–2005,” Department of History, University of Heidelberg, October 2018–present
  • Student Assistant, Department of History, University of Göttingen (Germany), August 2017 – February 2018

Scholarships and Study Abroad Experience

  • Research stay at the IMEMO (Institute of World Economy and International Relations) in Moscow within the framework of the exchange and research project “European Identity Cultural Diversity and Political Change” (EUinDepth), March – April 2017
  • Study semester at the RSUH (Russian State University of the Humanities) in Moscow within the GoEast Program of the DAAD, September 2016 – February 2017
  • Stay abroad at the University of Tomsk (Russia) with the research project “European Identity Cultural Diversity and Political Change” (EUinDepth), August – September 2015
  • Study abroad with the ERASMUS program at the University of Valencia (Spain), September 2012 – June 2013



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