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Dora Busch

Affiliated Researcher

dora.busch@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

phone: +49 +49 (0351) 463 32802

Photo  Dora Busch

VITA

Academic career

10/2014 – 04/2018      Master Public History – Freie Universität Berlin

                                       
10/2010 – 06/2014       Bachelor in Economics and History - WWU Münster

Stays abroad

07/2014 - 08/2014        Research trip Rumania - Schwarzkopf Stiftung

02/2013 – 06/2013       Erasmus at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Work experience

Work as a freelance historian:

03/2020 – 03/2021         Research and project coordination on justice in the GDR with a focus on UHA II (Lernort Keibelstraße)          

08/2019 – 12/2022         Interviews with contemporary witnesses about UHA II 1951 and 1990 in UHA II (Lernort Keibelstraße, Hohenschönhausen Memorial)

Research and conception of exhibitions:

01/2020 – 03/2021         Development and project support for interactive children's stations (Museum Lichtenberg, Berlin)

11/2018 – 03/2019         Curation of the permanent exhibition at the Schwerbelastungskörper (Tempelhof Schöneberg Museums, Berlin)

07/2018 – 11/2018         Co-curation with Philipp Holt "Druckfrisch aus Tempelhof. Blicke in das Ullsteinhaus" (Tempelhof Schöneberg Museums, Berlin).

Historical-political educational work:                

2014 until today              Workshops and guided tours for youth and adults on topics including:  Imprisonment in the GDR (Lernort Keibelstraße)

History and art of the East Side Gallery

(Berlin Wall Memorial)

Cemetery of the victims of the March Revolution of 1848 (Paul Singer Verein)

Linguistic proficiency

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Research and teaching focus

  • Contemporary history
  • GDR history
  • History of democracy
  • Mediation of history

Functions and memberships

Member of  the Deutschen Museumsbund e. V.

PUBLICATIONS



Monographs

Geschichte des Spreeparks

Busch, Dora; Geyler-von Bernus, Monica; Kahl, Birgit
Berliner Forum für Geschichte und Gegenwart e. V (Ed.)
Grün Berlin GmbH, Berlin 2017. more details