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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Fabian Lemmes - Curriculum Vitae

Fabian Lemmes is Junior Professor of European History at Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). Previously, he was assistant lecturer at Saarland University in Saarbr├╝cken and visiting professor at the University of Kassel. Between 2012 and 2016, he was one of the PIs of the international collaborative research project on 'Evacuations in the German-French Border Region' during the Second World War, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR).

Fabian studied in Saarbr├╝cken and Paris and holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence for the thesis 'The Organisation Todt in France and Italy, 1940-1945'. Additionally, he has been a research fellow at the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin, the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) in Bielefeld and the German Historical Institute in Paris. His current book project deals with anarchist terrorism in the late 19th and early 20th century.

His areas of specialisation are:
- European History from the 19th to the 21st century, particularly Germany, France, Italy and Spain including their Mediterranean and global entanglements
- comparative and transnational history
- political violence, terrorism; anarchism; migration; labour history, forced labour; national socialism, fascism and occupied societies; borders and border regions; Mediterranean history