Lehrstuhl für Systematische Theologie und Ethik

Maria Palme M.A.

Maria Palme
M.A. Maria Palme
Research Assistant, Systematic Theological and Ethics and Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
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Leutragraben 1, Raum 15N03
07743 Jena
Sprechzeiten: Monday, 09-11 am./on appointment
Telefon: +49 3641-9-41146
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 Short Bios

  • 2016 Teaching Award for “Excellent Research Oriented Didactics” (FSU Jena)
  • Dec 2015-Sep 2016 Maternity Leave
  • March - May 2014 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Field Research and Archive Stay, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2013-2015 Co-Editor of Book Series “Research in Peace and Reconciliation” (Vol. 2 and 3)
  • 2013-2014 Project Coordinator of International Summer School Series “Societies in Transition. Asia and Australia between Conflict and Reconciliation” (VW Foundation), “Former Soviet Union between Conflict and Reconciliation” (in cooperation with Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Marburg University, BpB)
  • Since 2013 Research Assistant at the Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS), Faculty of Systematic Theology and Ethics, Jena University
  • Since 2013 PhD Student at European University of Flensburg:

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)" (Supervisor: 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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Reconciliation Policy / Conflict Transformation
  • Transitional Justice / Restorative Justice/ Historical Reconciliation
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in comparison (East Asia, Europe, Latin America)
  • Authoritarian Regimes in East Asia and East Europe
  • Political Philosophy

 

Selected Publications


1. Editor

  • Tolliday, P, Palme, M & Kim, D-J (eds.) 2016, Asia-Pacific 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. Available from:<http://www.v-r.de/de/title-1-1/societies_in_transition-1011868/print/9783525560181.pdf>.
  • Palme, M & Börner D (Eds.) 2012, Schulalltag in der DDR. Gerbergasse 18: Thüringische Vierteljahresschrift für Zeitgeschichte und Politik, vol. 64, Nr. 1.

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. Available from: <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.

 

 

 

Lectures/Workshops

  • WS 2017/18: From „Frozen Conflict“ to War? What Korea could learn from German experience after 1989/90
  • SoSe 2017: Korea and Germany after 1990 – Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation Processes
  • WS 2016/17: Divided Nations – Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation Policy in Theory and Practice
  • WS 2015 Interdisciplinary Workshop on “Reunification and Reconciliation Policy since 1990 – A case study on Thuringian´s Modern History“, Philosophical Day on Reconciliation in Thuringia, Ethics Center, FSU Jena
  • SoSe + WS 2015/16: Conflict Analysis and Reconciliation - Lessons from the International and National Refugee Debate"
  • SoSe 2014: Workshop on "Political Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in East (Central) Europe", 4th International Summer School on "Societies in Transition. Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe between Conflict and Reconciliation", Jena University

 

 

Selected Conferences

 

  • 03.-06.07.2017: “German Unification Process and Reconciliation Policy after democratic change in 1989/90”, Ministry of Unification Education in Seoul, South Korea.
  • 22.05.2017: “Peace Responsibility of Religions" at German Foreign Office, Berlin.
  • 01.-03.12.2016: 6th Annual Conference on Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network 2016, Amsterdam, NIOD -institute voor oorlogs-, holocaust- en genocides studies, Institute for the Study of Human Rights of the Columbia University.
  • 25.06.2014: „Moralische Grundsätze im Umgang mit autoritären Regimen im Vergleich von Deutschland und Südkorea“, Graduate Seminar, Institute of Korean Studies,Tübingen University.
  • 22.04.2014: “From Truth Seeking towards Reconciliation- Moral Shifting Baselines how do we Deal with the Past of Authoritarian Regimes”, Expert Colloquium at Sungshin Women´s University, Seoul (South Korea).
  • 23.-25.05.2013: „Zum Paradigmenwechsel im Streben nach Wahrheit und Gerechtigkeit – Am Beispiel der Länderfallstudie der deutschen Enquête-Kommission zur „Aufarbeitung von Geschichte und Folgen der SED-Diktatur“ (1992-1994) und der Südkoreanischen Wahrheitskommission „TRCK“ (2005-2010)“, International Conference 'Political Turning Points - Breaks in Society?, Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung, Historisches Institut der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Bratislava
  • 17.04.2012: “What are, and to what end do we study historical past policies? About the question of reconciliation with the past”, Scientific Colloquium at the University of Flensburg.

 

Scholarships and Awards

 

  • 10/2016: Teaching Award for Best Research Oriented Concept on “Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation Studies - Lessons from the International and National Refugee Debate”, Jena University
  • 03/2014-05/2014: Field Research and Archive Stay, Seoul, South Korea (German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship)
  • 09/2008 – 04/2009: Exchange Year at Universidad de Cádiz, Spain (ERASMUS-Fellowship

 

 

 

 

Acquisition of Third-Party-Funds

 

1.500 Euro December 2015 RIPAR 4
2.000 Euro March-May 2014 DAAD Fellowship
2.000 Euro June 2014 RIPAR 3
30.000 Euro September/October 2015

5th International Summer School on "The Balkans and the Caucasus between Conflict and Reconciliation" (in Cooperation with AICGS, George Mason University, Washington)

20.500 Euro August 2014 4th International Summer School on "Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe between Conflict and Reconciliation" (in Cooperation witz Herder-Institute, Marburg University)

 

 

 

  • Since 2017 Assistant Chair at the Association of Theological Department, Jena University
  • Since 2015 Member of the European Researcher Network on Reconciliation Research (ERNRR)
  • Since 2015 Member of “Jena Researcher´s Association for Reconciliation Research and Practice”
  • 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 East German opposition groups: <www.geschichtswerkstatt-jena.de>.*Quarterly Journal "Gerbergasse 18 - Thuringia Quarterly Journal for Contemporary Politics and History