Paul Abraham: A Forgotten Scholar of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
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Paul Abraham, one of the Berlin Academy’s most experienced researchers, was deported to Auschwitz in 1943. The fate of this Jewish scholar reveals much about the inner life of the Academy, and its treatment of Jewish staff, during the World War II. This paper describes his life, against a backdrop of war, revolution, and dictatorship, and in the context of one of the Academy’s most prestigious projects.
KeywordsExperienced Researcher Jewish Scholar Prussian Academy Berlin Academy Prestigious Project
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