University of Augsburg, Germany
Maren is currently Assistant Professor for “Germany and Eastern Europe” at the University of Augsburg. Previously she was research fellow at the German Historical Institute (Poland), and guest professor at the University of Hamburg.
Her main research interests are: European history of the 20th century, the history of National Socialism, and World War II, as well as the postwar expulsions in Europe – both the history of first and second degree. She has published widely; her most recent book is about sexual policies and everyday life of the occupiers in World War II-Poland: Kriegsbeziehungen. Intimität, Gewalt und Prostitution im besetzten Polen 1939-1945, Frankfurt am Main: Fischer 2015. She has worked on the German policies towards children born of war in occupied Poland, and integrated their postwar experiences. Her new project is about binational marriages in modern Germany (1870-today).