Ms. Julia Pohlmann
Julia Pohlmann holds an M.A in Jewish Studies from the University of Potsdam (Germany). During her studies she has been conducting terms abroad at the University of Haifa (2014), the Leo Baeck Institute in London (2016), the Uniwersytet Wroclawski (2016), and the Centre for Jewish History in Manhaggan (2019). She started her PhD in History at the University of Aberdeen under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Weber, Prof. Michael Brown and Dr. Andrew Mackillop in November 2020. Her research topic is titled "Facing the Other within - Jewish Urban Space in Eighteenth-Century England and Scotland" and deals with Jewish and non-Jewish relations, as well as legal and social concepts of toleration. Her expertise is on inner-Jewish relations in Europe, the history of toleration and urban space in the eighteenth century, Jewish migration and lived experience in the British Empire and Germany. She has published several conference minutes and is currently working on the publication of her Master thesis "The Sephardim in Israel Zangwill's The Children of the Ghetto and The King of Schnorrers". Her scholarship is funded by the Rothschild Hanadiv Grant for Doctoral research as well as the Minerva scholarship by the Max Planck Institute in Germany.