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Ralf Blank <email@example.com>
Historisches Centrum Hagen
Museum studies, museums and the Internet, allied air raids and the German "Homefront" on a political and social point of view, pre-war era and denazification, "new media" and history sciences, particulary the presentation of resources on modern and contemporary history, museum collections and "Aryanisation" of jewish property 1933-1945.
|Address:||Historisches Centrum Hagen
Museums and Archives of Hagen
Eilper Strasse 71 - 75
|Primary Phone:||+49 (0)2331 207 2852|
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Museum
Review Editor for H-Museum
Review Editor for H-Soz-u-Kult
Reviewer for H-Soz-u-Kult
Web Editor for H-Museum
|Interests:||Art and Art History
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Political History / Studies
Historian and Museologist, he has studied history sciences (with focus on medieval, modern and contemporary history), classical archaeology, prehistory and museology. Today he works as curator and head of the documentation and collection department at the Historical Center Hagen, Germany.
- Magister Artium in history sciences with a biographical study on the former gau leader of South-Westphalia and "Reichsamtsleiter" in the "Partei-Kanzlei", Albert Hoffmann.
- Ph.D. in history with a study on "Homefront" and post-war era in the Ruhr area, 1943-1955.
Since 1993 activities in the Internet, he is full member of Virtual Library Network (founded by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN) and maintainer of the German section of Virtual Library Museums (International Council of Museums, Paris), and maintainer of the Contemporary History section of the Virtual Library History (Friedrich Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany / University of Kansas, USA).
For publications, projects, etc., please see the personal homepage (see top of the page).