Nadège Ragaru

Research Professor, CNRS
Phone: +33158717043 -
Dr. Habil. Nadège Ragaru, a historian and political scientist, is Research Professor at Sciences Po Paris (Center for international studies, CERI-CNRS) where she teaches the history and memory of socialism and the Holocaust in Eastern Europe. She was formerly Visiting Scholar at Oxford University (Nuffield College, Trinity term 2017) and Reid Hall Fellow at Columbia University (1999-2000). In 2018, she defended her Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR) at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (EHESS). She also holds a PhD in Political science from Sciences Po Paris, a Master’s Degree in Soviet and East European Studies (Sciences Po Paris), a Master’s Degree in Political science (Sciences Po Paris), a Master’s Degree in International Affairs (USC), as well as a Bachelor from Sciences Po Paris. She jointed the CERI in 2008.

Her research centers on the history, historiography and memory of World War Two and the Holocaust in Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece. In 2019, her research project ""Judging Crimes Against Jews Before Nuremberg: Holocaust and Justice in Wartime Bulgaria"" (2019-2021) was selected for funding by Sciences Po’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
Within the Research Program ANR ""Nazi war crimes in the courtroom - Central and Eastern Europe 1943-1991"" coordinated by Vanessa Voisin (CERCEC-EHESS) at CERCEC, she coordinates, with Emilia Koustova (University of Strasbourg), the research package dedicated to ""The manifold temporalities of justice.""

At the Ecole doctorale, she teaches within the Master de sociologie politique comparée. She also teaches at PSIA and at the Science’s Po Collège européen in Dijon. A member of the editorial board of Critique internationale since 2008, Nadège Ragaru created and coordinated the CERI webcasts collection, Au fil des mots, between 2010 and 2012.
Work in Progress

History, Historiography and Remembrance of World War Two and the Holocaust in Southeast Europe, War crime trials in Eastern Europe, Historical sociology and cultural history of Socialism, Identities and identification policies in Southeast Europe

Research Interests

Holocaust, World War Two, War crime Trials, Socialism, Southeast Europe

Last Publications
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Online Publications (CERI website)
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