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Sophie Pojar

Affiliated Researcher


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Academic career

  • since 2020 Doctorate, supervised by Prof. Dr. Uwe Backes
    Dissertation topic: "Die Radikalisierung der Sächsischen Reichsbürger" (Radicalisation of Saxon Cizitens of the Reich)
  • since 2021 Bachelor's degree in Sociology, TU Chemnitz
  • 03/2015 - 03/2018 Master's degree in Political Science, TU Chemnitz
  • 10/2011 - 03/2015 Bachelor's degree in European History, TU Chemnitz

Work experience

  • since 2020 Affiliated Researcher at the Hannah Arendt Institute, TU Dresden

Linguistic proficiency

  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Research and teaching focus

  • Extremism research

Functions and memberships

  • Member of the State Expert Committee for the Interior
  • Member of Chemnitzer Geschichtsverein e.V.
  • Expert Resident of the city of Chemnitz in the committee for climate protection, environment and security