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Sonja Hugi

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

Office: Am Neuen Markt 1, room 1.33
phone: 0331/28991-13
fax: 0331/28991-40
E-Mail: hugi [at]


since 15.12.2018
Associate researcher at at the Potsdam Center for Contemporary History (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung – ZZF) in the area "Public History"

Sonja Hugi is a freelance historian, illustrator and graphic designer who works primarily in public history. She studied graphic design in Switzerland and history, media and communication studies and public history at Freie Universität Berlin. Since 2013 she has worked on various historical exhibitions, online projects and publications as a researcher, author, illustrator and graphic designer. She is an educator at the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, a former Stasi prison, and at the Berlin Wall Memorial.


  • Associated Graphic novel project

    The graphic novel Kolonie der Würde (working title) will tell the story of this reclusive cult from the perspective of its former members and torture victims, German and Chilean, examining the mechanics of totalitarian regimes and the... » zum Projekt