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Weronika Zmiejewski studied social anthropology at the Albert-Ludwig University in Freiburg and central asian studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Her PhD she received from the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena with a dissertation on Georgian migrant women in Greece. Since January 2020 she is an associate researcher at the Phonogrammarchiv. As part of a cooperation between the Institute of Iranian studies and the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences she develops ways of researching and repatriating the Central Asia and Caucasus recordings in the Phonogrammarchiv’s Second World War collection (1943-44). Her project is part of the larger research initiative Austrian Research on Central Asia and the Caucasus in the Nazi Period (AUROCC) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Project: The Caucasus and Central Asia in the Phonogrammarchiv's WWII Recordings