Monika Baar

Prof. Monika Baar specializes in the history of East-Central and South-Eastern Europe, with a research focus on the history of disabilities. As Joint Chair, one of her main aims is “to work towards a more diverse and inclusive European history that pays attention to marginalised groups. Simultaneously, she hopes to raise awareness of the status and needs of vulnerable citizens in Europe and beyond.

Rudolphina Menzel (née Waltuch, 1891–1973), was a Viennese-born, Jewish scientist whose pioneering research on canine psychology, development,...