The Annual Jan-Georg Deutsch Debate - Motion: The myth is more fundamental than the fact in collective memory

The annual Jan-Georg Deutsch Debate is hosted by the Transnational and Global History Seminar in honor of Professor Jan-Georg Deutsch. This year’s debate is hosted in conjunction with the release of The Politics of Historical Memory and Commemoration in Africa (eds. Cassandra Mark-Thiesen, Moritz Mihatsch and Michelle Sikes), a Gedenkschrift in honor of Jan-Georg Deutsch.

Proponent: Dr Moritz Mihatsch, Lecturer (Assistant Professor), The British University in Egypt

Opponent: Dr Rouven Kunstmann, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Erfurt