Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - History of Eastern Europe

Chair for the History of Eastern Europe

What can be learned from the study of Eastern European History? What scientific insights can be gained through the examination and interpretation of the history of Stalinism or the Russian Empire? There are no simple answers to these questions; and even our faculty and staff would struggle to reach a common viewpoint. Curriculum and research activities of the unit for Eastern European History will address these questions and a range of other problems and themes, covering issues such as the ruling practices of the Stalinist elite, the correlation between rumors and violence and the representation of social orders in varying contexts → Cont.



Prof. Dr. Jörg Baberowski

Office: Friedrichstr. 191-193a, Room 5002


Secretary: Alicja Picz

Office: Friedrichstr. 191-193, Room 5003a
Tel: +49 (0)30/2093-70592,
Fax: +49 (0)30/2093-70654
E-mail:  sekgesoe[at]

Mailing Address:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Department of History
Chair for the History of Eastern Europe
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany