Dr. Franziska Thun-Hohenstein

Senior Fellow, editor of the Varlam Shalamov Edition


Research Interests

  • history of russian literature and culture (18.-21. century)
  • national memory cultures and narratives
  • cultural memory and autobiographical writing (writing after Auschwitz and GULAG)
  • cultural topographies
  • Varlam Shalamov Edition


English publications only. For publications in German and other languages see the German entry

“A Grudge-holding Body:” Body and Memory in the Works of Varlam Shalamov, in: Fabian Heffermehl and Irina Karlsohn (eds.): The Gulag in Writings of Aleksandr Solzenitsyn and Varlam Shalamov: Memory, History, Testimony. Leiden/Boston: Brill Publishing 2021, 142–176