Denisa Nestakova

Mgr. Denisa Nešťáková, PhD

 

Was born in Trnava (1987). She completed her elementary and graduate school in Hlohovec. For her bachelor and master degree, she studied teaching of academic subjects: History – Slovak language and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava. She obtained the international title Master of Arts (MA) at the Hoschule für jüdische Studien in Heidelberg (Germany).

 

In 2018 she defended her dissertation thesis at the Department of General History, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava titled „’Whoever is not with me, is against me. Arab-Jewish relations through the experience of German settlers during British Mandate for Palestine.“

 

Since 2018 she has workd on her postdoctoral project „Women and Men in the Labour Camp Sereď“ as an external research associate at the Department of General History, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava with financial support of the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, Paris.

 

Since 2019 she works at the Herder Institute in Marburg (Germany). As a Research Associate she is responsible for the Czechoslovak part of the project: “Family planning” in East Central Europe from the 19th century until the approval of the “pill

 

Research

She is interested in the History of the Holocaust, and political and social history of East Central Europe, with a particular interest in gender studies.

 

Teaching

In the frame of her pedagogical tasks she taught seminars on Images of the Holocaust in Literature, and history of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in European Context.