Machteld Venken

Titel: 
Dr.
Vorname: 
Machteld
Nachname: 
Venken
Position: 
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
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Ludwig Boltzmann-Institut für Europäische Geschichte und Öffentlichkeit

Derzeit in Karenz.

Geboren in Antwerpen/Belgien am 25. November 1980, ein Kind

Ausbildung

  • 2008 Ph.D. in History, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
    2004 M.A. in European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    2003 Master after Master in Policy Economics, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
    2002 M.A. in East-European Languages and Cultures, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
    2001 B.A. in East-European Languages and Cultures, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium
     

Arbeitserfahrung

  • From 12/2011 onwards: Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Lise Meitner Fellow, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres
    06/2011 until 06/2013 Director of a research team working on 'Soldiers of Generał Stanisław Maczek in Poland and Belgium. A comparative analysis', research financed by the Polish Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education
    2009-2011: Lecturer at Jagiellonian University, Cracow ; Visiting Scholar and Lecturer at Warsaw University; Postdoctoral Researcher, Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven) ; Postdoctoral Researcher at the German Historical Institute Warsaw ; Postdoctoral Researcher, College of Europe Natolin Campus, Warsaw
    2005-2008 Scientific collaborator at Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven)


Selected Publications

  • Venken, Machteld. Straddling the Iron Curtain? Immigrants, Immigrant Organisations, War Memories, Peter Lang Verlag, 2011.
  • Venken, Machteld. 'I am also a foreigner, but with me it's different'. Polish Displaced Persons, War Memory and Ethnification in Belgium. In: Kleist, Olaf and Glynn, Irial (eds.) History, Memory and Migrant Incorporation: How Perceptions of the Past Affect the Reception of Immigrants, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan (2012), 49-67.
  • Venken, Machteld. Wie Singen Kriegserlebnisse Sinn verleihen kann. Ostarbeiterinnen im Belgien der Nachkriegzeit. In: Boesen, Elisabeth and Lenz, Fabienne (ed.) Migration et mémoire. Concepts et methods de recherche/ Migration und Erinnerung. Konzepte und Methoden der Forschung. München and Hamburg, Lit Verlag (2010), 151-165.
  • Venken, Machteld. Polish liberators and Ostarbeiterinnen in Belgium during the Cold War. Mixed marriages and the differences for immigrant men and women. In: Schrover, Marlou and Yeo, Eileen (ed.) Gender, Migration and the Public Sphere, 1850-2005. Londen, Taylor & Francis (Spring 2010), 54-75.
  • Venken, Machteld, Beyers, Leen and Goddeeris, Idesbald (ed.) Families, Foreignness, Migration. Now and Then. Special issue of the journal History of the Family. A Quarterly (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam) 14/2 (June 2009).
  • Venken, Machteld. Тілесна пам’ять: імміґрантські організації та родина (вступ до проблеми) In: East-West Journal (Kharkiv University, Spring 2010), 193-218.
  • Venken, Machteld. Konstrukcja i recepcja pamięci zbiorowej wśród polskich dywizjonistów w Belgii. Zimna wojna w praktyce. In: Przegląd Polonijny (September 2007) 41-62.

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