Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Doktorandin


Lea Frese-Renner

Leibniz Center for Contemporary History Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

office: Am Neuen Markt 1, room 1.29
phone: 0331/28991-79
E-Mail: frese-renner [at] zzf-potsdam.de


Since April 2020

Research associate and doctoral candidate at Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam, Department III, as part of the BMBF-funded joint research project "The GDR's media heritage". PhD project on the topic "Memory in (Digital) Transition: The GDR on the Internet since the 1990s"


2016  2020

Master of Arts in European History at Humboldt University Berlin and King's College London (Joint Degree). Thesis: 'Doing' gender and emotions on the far-right. The Margaritas vis-à-vis the Second Spanish Republic (1931 1936)


2016  2020

Student assistant of Prof. Birgit Aschmann, Chair for 19th Century European History, Humboldt University Berlin


06/2019  08/2019

Short-term traineeship in the publishing house C.H. Beck's editorial office, Munich


04/2019  05/2019

Internship at the Museum of European Cultures,  Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation Berlin



Summer School at the German Historical Institute London



Student assistant of Prof. Maria Löblich, Division of Communication History and Media Cultures, Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Free University Berlin


2012  2016

Bachelor of Arts in History and Media and Communication Studies at Free University Berlin und the University of Edinburgh


2015  2016

Mentor for history students at Free University Berlin



Abitur at Hainberg-Gymnasium Göttingen



born in Göttingen