Sonja Kmec

Associate Professor 


Sonja Kmec has studied history at the Centre Universitaire du Luxembourg, Paris IV-Sorbonne, Glasgow-Strathclyde and Durham. She did her doctoral research at the University of Oxford and graduated in 2004. As postdoc, she was part of the “Lieux de mémoire” FNR-project led by Michel Margue at the University of Luxembourg. Since 2010, she is associate professor in history and cultural studies. Her fields of research are identity and memory studies, gender studies, popular and material culture.

Curriculum Vitae


Current research projects: Music and Gender in Luxembourg
Popkult60 – Popular Culture in the 1960s

Previous research projects:

Military history of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg in a transnational perspective
CeMi – Cemeteries and Crematoria as Public Spaces of Belonging in Europe
RIP – Material Culture and Spaces of Remembrance
On Fire. Burning winter (“Buergbrennen”) in Luxembourg
PARTIZIP – Soziale Partizipation und Identitäten
LUXFUT – Futures and Pasts
Cross-Border Residence
ILUX – Identités au Luxembourg

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