Dr. Julien Reitzenstein lives in Ireland. He teaches contemporary history at the University of Düsseldorf and political science at the University of Stuttgart. Dr. Reitzenstein is the founder of the non-profit academic organization History & Documentation. In addition to academic conference series, research and publication projects, he is editing a four-volume English-language handbook Ideologies in National Socialism. Several hundred scholars are participating from numerous countries. Dr. Reitzenstein regularly organizes commemorative projects, and advises international companies and law firms on corporate social responsibility and restitution of looted property. He also writes for major newspapers and magazines, such as WELT, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Cicero and Fair Observer.
The cry of "never again" is not enough and must be matched with action. Learning from the Nazi past, Europe has to back Ukraine and ensure that Ukrainians secure justice for theft, loss and damage of their cultural property.
December 31, 2022
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