Julia Marie Wittorf

Julia Marie Wittorf, born 1993, is a master’s student at the DAAD Center for German Studies at the European Forum of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin, Germany. Her B.A. thesis focused on the German domestic security agency’s information politics regarding the threat of right-wing terrorism. Previously, she was a student trainee at the Coalition for Action against Violence, Right-wing Extremism and Xenophobia (ABB e.V.) in Potsdam, where she supported the development of an online “stumbling block database” for the state of Brandenburg. She has been collaborating with organizations such as the Association of Counseling Centers for Victims of Right-wing, Racist and Anti-Semitic Violence (VBRG e.V.) in Berlin and the Emil Julius Gumbel Research Center for Anti-Semitic and Right-Wing Extremism at the Moses Mendelssohn Center (MMZ) in Potsdam. Julia Marie Wittorf’s areas of interest include right-wing extremism and terrorism studies, national security, media and gender studies.

Participation in Public Deliverables

D2.4 Database of Films, Artworks, and other Visual Culture Products


D2.5 Report on Digital Curation of Popular Culture Content


D2.6 Expert Videos on Popular Culture Content


D2.7 Advanced Digitization of Popular Culture Content


D3.5 Concept: VHH i-docs


Participation in Events

Consortium Meeting


Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00

Guiding from Abroad: The Re-Emergence of In-/Visible Values in Virtual Holocaust Commemoration Guiding


Thursday, 07.10.2021, 15:00 to Thursday, 07.10.2021, 15:45

Not that Oldschool: The Role of Historical Images for Younger Generations


Thursday, 21.10.2021, 18:15 to Thursday, 21.10.2021, 18:30

Migrating Images and Image Migration: How Popular Culture Shapes the Visual History of the Holocaust


Monday, 12.09.2022, 18:00 to Wednesday, 14.09.2022, 20:00

Research assistant
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Communication and Journalism / European Forum, Mount Scopus, 9190501 Jerusalem – Israel