Prof Barbara Törnquist-Plewa
"Barbara Törnquist-Plewa is professor of Eastern and Central European Studies at Lund University in Sweden and dean of research at the Faculties of Humanities and Theology. 2005- 2017 she was director for the Center for European Studies at Lund University and in the years 2012-2016 she led the international research network ‘In Search for Transcultural Memory in Europe’ (financed by the EU COST-programme). Her research focuses on nationalism, identity and collective memories. She is the editor and author of a number of books and articles in English, Swedish and Polish. Her latest publications include: The Twentieth Century in European Memory, Amsterdam 2017, and Disputed Memory. Emotions and Memory Politics in in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Berlin/Boston 2016 (both edited with Tea Sindbaek Andersen) and Whose Memory? Which Future? Remembering Ethnic Cleansing And Lost Cultural Diversity in Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe, New York-London, 2016.