Professur für Systematische Theologie und Ethik

Maria Palme M.A.


Maria Palme
M.A. Maria Palme
wiss. Mitarbeiterin, Systematische Theologie
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Leutragraben 1, Raum 15N03
07743 Jena
Sprechzeiten: Montag 09-11 Uhr
in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit nach Vereinbarung
Telefon: +49 3641-9-41146
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Short Bios

  • April - May 2014 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Field and Archive Research Stay, Seoul, South Korea
  • Since 2013 Research Assistant and Project Coordinator of the Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS), Faculty of Systematic Theology and Ethics, Jena University
  • Since 2012 Associated PhD Student, Thesis "Moral Principles when dealing with the Past of Authoritarian Regimes - A Comparative Analysis of German Parliament's Enquete Commission (1992-1994) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Korea 'TRCK' (2005-2010)" (Supervisors: Prof. Wüstenberg/ Cambridge and Flensburg University; Prof. Leiner/ Jena University)
  • 2011 - 2013 Student Assistant of EURORARE-Project (Religions As Agent for Reconciliation),Theological Faculty at Jena University
  • 2010 Degree as Magistra Artium (M.A.) in Contemporary History, Spanish and German Studies, Jena University; M.A. Thesis, "Demystification of Odessa. An Analysis of the History of a Nazi Myth in the Transnational Era" (Supervisor: Prof. Gries/ Prof. Frei, Jena University)
  • 2010 Practical Semester, Goethe-Institute, Barcelona (Catalonia/Spain)
  • 2003 - 2010 Studies in Contemporary History, Spanish and German Studies at Jena University (Germany)/ Cádiz University (Spain)

Civic Engagement/Membership

  • Since 2013 Member of scientific board at Collegium Europaeum Jenense (CEJ)
  • Since 2011 Assistant Chair at the NGO "Geschichtswerkstatt Jena e.V.", Association for the Study of the communist dictatorship of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) and local history of opposition: www.geschichtswerkstatt-jena.de
  • *Quarterly Journal "Gerbergasse 18 - Thuringia Quarterly Journal for Contemporary Politics and History
  • *Collection and Documentary of Witnesses Reports of GDR suppression regime
  • Since 2011 member at the NGO "Transparency International

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Research Area

  • Reconciliation studies/ Conflict transformation studies
  • Transitional Justice / Restorative Justice/ Historical Reconciliation
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe)
  • Comparative Study of dictatorships in Europe and Latin America
  • War refugees after Second World War

Selected Publications


1. Editor

  • TOLLIDAY, P, KIM, DC, PALME, M (eds.) (summer 2015), Societies in transition. South East Asia and Australia between Conflict and Reconciliation, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, Göttingen.
  • LEINER, M, PALME, M & STÖCKNER, P (eds.) 2014, Societies in Transition. Sub-Saharan Africa between Conflict and Reconciliation, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, Göttingen.
  • Link: http://www.v-r.de/de/title-1-1/societies_in_transition-1011868/print/9783525560181.pdf

2. Book Article

  • PALME, M 2014, 'The (R)evolution of TRCs and its Impact on the African Continent', in Societies in Transition. Sub-Saharan Africa between Conflict and Reconciliation, eds M Leiner, M Palme & P Stöckner, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, Göttingen, pp. 205-228.
  • LEINER, M & PALME, M 2014, 'Introduction to Present Volume', in Societies in Transition. Sub-Saharan Africa between Conflict and Reconciliation, eds M Leiner, M Palme & P Stöckner, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, Göttingen, pp. 9-17.

3. Journal

  • PALME, M 2014, Die Zeit ist noch nicht reif. Zur unkritischen Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung in Südkorea, Gerbergasse 18: Thüringische Vierteljahresschrift für Zeitgeschichte und Politik, vol. 72, no.1, pp. 38-41.
  • Source:http://www.geschichtswerkstatt-jena.de/images/stories/GW-pdf/GG18_H72_Leseprobe3.pdf
  • PALME, M 2013,'Als Pfarrer in der SED-Diktatur. Ein Gespräch mit Rainer Eppelmann', Gerbergasse 18: Thüringische Vierteljahresschrift für Zeitgeschichte und Politik, vol. 69, no.4, pp. 9-11.
  • PALME, M 2012, 'Die DDR-Vergangenheit im historischen Deutungskampf', Gerbergasse 18: Thüringische Vierteljahresschrift für Zeitgeschichte und Politik, vol. 64, no.1, pp. 44-46.


Selected Lectures/Workshops

  • SoSe/WS 2015 Conflict Analysis and Reconciliation - Lessons from the International and National Refugee Debate"
  • 2014 Workshop on "Political Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in East (Central) Europe" at 4th International Summer School on "Societies in Transition. Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe between Conflict and Reconciliation", Jena University
  • 2014 Guest Lecturer in Tübingen University
  • 2014 Guest Lecturer in Sungshin Women´s University, Seoul (South Korea)
  • 2013 Presentation at Conference 'Political Turning Points - Breaks in Society?, Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung, Historisches Institut der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Bratislava
  • 2012 'What are, and to what end do we study historical past policies? About the question of reconciliation with the past', Scientific Colloqium at the University of Flensburg