Prof. Dr. Jannis Panagiotidis
Scientific Director

Prof. Dr. Jannis Panagiotidis
Scientific Director

Jannis Panagiotidis is Scientific Director of RECET. From 2014 until 2020, he was Junior Professor for Migration and Integration of Germans from Russia at the Osnabrück University Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS). At RECET, he works on a project entitled “Liberal Global Orders and Freedom of Movement.”  He also guides a research project on post-Soviet immigrant communities in Germany (as part of the research network “Ambivalenzen des Sowjetischen”, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation).

Research Interests:

•   Migration History
•   Transnational and Comparative History
•   German History
•   Jewish and Israeli History
•   History of Central and Eastern Europe

Selected Publications:

Postsowjetische Migration in Deutschland: eine Einführung. Weinheim: Beltz Juventa, 2021.

The Unchosen Ones: Diaspora, Nation, and Migration in Israel and Germany. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019.

The power to expel vs. the rights of migrants: expulsion and freedom of movement in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1960s—1970s. In: Citizenship Studies 24, vol. 3 (2020), 301-318. 

Jenseits der “Volksgruppe”: Neue Perspektiven auf die Russlanddeutschen zwischen Russland, Deutschland und Amerika, ed. with Victor Dönninghaus and Hans-Christian Petersen. Berlin: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2018.


Consultation hours: Tuesdays, 14:00-15:00.

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