Leon Thiel

Mr. Leon Thiel

Research Fellow at Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism
Leon Thiel

Leon Thiel is an academic assistant at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow. He is studying for a Masters degree in Cultural Studies at Leipzig University and is currently a student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on an ERASMUS+ Study Scholarship. He received his BA in Cultural Studies from Leipzig University. His thesis was titled „’Auslandsverzug, Nachlass, Pfandverwertung’ - The Auction of Jewish Property in Leipzig from the Perspective of Material Cultural Research“ and dealt with the plunder and auction of Jewish property in Leipzig between 1938-1945.

His research interestes include Cultural history, German-Jewish history, Holocaust Studies and Material Culture Studies.


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