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Franz Kratter, Joseph Rohrer etc

Lviv: en resa till Europa

  • ISBN: 9789189696228
  • Published: 2023-08-28
  • Translator: Nik Ruth Persson
  • 256 pages.
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Therese Melander

Editor in chief

Hermann Simon

Editor in chief

Hermann Simon, PhD, studied history and Middle Eastern studies at Humbold University of Berlin, and then pursued doctoral studies in Prague.

Irene Stratenwerth

Editor in chief

Irene Stratenwerth, born in 1954, studied pedagogics and has worked for more than twenty years as a journalist and writer for various publications (including Die Wande and Brigitte), radio and TV.

Ronald Hinrichs

Editor in chief

Ronald Hinrichs, born in 1951, is a teacher, writer for the radio and translator, and one of the people who organised the exhibition ‘Wo ist Lemberg?’, which served as the basis for the book Lemberg: Eine Reise nach Europa.

Authors

Adam Zagajewski, one of Poland’s most important poets, was born in 1945 in Lviv and together with his family was forcibly displaced to Gliwice, Poland.

Adolf Folkmann (year of birth/death unknown) was one of the first people to provide a public eyewitness account from the Lemberg ghetto.

Alexander Granach (1890–1945) was born in Verbivzi, East Galicia.

Alfred Döblin (1878–1952) was a neurologist and novelist.

Alicja Dorabialska (1897–1975) was a professor in physical chemistry at Lviv Polytechnic National University from 1934 to 1939.

Andrzej Kuśniewicz (1904–1993) was born in Kovynychi, Sambir in East Galicia.

Armin Eidherr, PhD, born in 1963, is an associate professor at the Centre for Jewish Cultural History at Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg.

Bogusław Bakuła, born in 1954, is a professor of literature and comparative studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan.

Franz Kratter (1758–1837) was born in Bavaria.

Irene Stratenwerth, born in 1954, studied pedagogics and has worked for more than twenty years as a journalist and writer for various publications (including Die Wande and Brigitte), radio and TV.

Iwan Franko (1856–1916) was born in Nahuievychi, East Galicia. After attending school in Drohobych, he studied and worked in Lviv among other places.

Joseph Rohrer (1769–1828) began his career as a civil servant in Bregenz.

Joseph Roth (1894–1939), the son of Jewish parents, was born in the east Galician city of Brody, where he attended the German upper secondary school.

Juri Andruchowytsch, born in 1960, is one of Ukraine’s preeminent authors.

Jurko Prochasko was born in 1970 in Ivano-Frankivsk.

Józef Wittlin (1896–1976) was born on the Dmytrow estate in Galician Podolia and from 1904 grew up in Lviv, where he worked as a teacher after the First World War.

Karl Schlögel, born in 1948, studied philosophy, sociology, Eastern European history and Slavonic studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, at the Lomonossow University in Moskow, and at the Russian Academy of Sciences (Institute for Russian History) in Leningrad (St. Petersburg).

Countess Karolina Maria Lanckorońska (1898–2002) was born in Gars am Kamp, Lower Austria and was a member of the Polish-Galician aristocracy.

Katharina Schubert has studied modern history, Jewish studies and media studies in Potsdam and at Duke University.

Leon Weliczker (1925–2009; later Wells) was born in Stoyaniv and moved to Lviv in 1933.

Leopold Unger (1922–2011) was born in Lviv.

Natalia Kosmolinska studied art and architecture in Kiev.

Oleh Turiy, born in 1964 in Ivano-Frankivsk, studied history at Lviv University.

Olena Onufriv studied music in Lviv and has worked at the music desk at the public radio station Lviv Radio for more than 30 years.

Ronald Hinrichs, born in 1951, is a teacher, writer for the radio and translator, and one of the people who organised the exhibition ‘Wo ist Lemberg?’, which served as the basis for the book Lemberg: Eine Reise nach Europa.

Sigmund Bromberg-Bytkowski (1866–1923) was a professor of art history in Lviv.

Sonja Longolius, born in 1978, studied art history in Hamburg and Berlin.

Stanisław Lem (1921–2006) was born in Lviv into a Polish-Jewish family of doctors and studied medicine in 1940–41 at Lviv University.

Stefan Szende (1901–1985) was born in Hungary, completed his PhD in Vienna in 1930 and was active in the Socialist Workers’ Party of Germany (SAPD).

Zygmunt Haupt (1907–1975) was born in rural Podolia and attended boarding schools in Ternopil, Jarosław and finally Lviv, where he graduated in 1924.

Iryna Kryworuczka studied classical philology at Ivan Franko University in Lviv.

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