Julian M. Hoerner

University of Birmingham

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: GermanyCategory: Analysis

Julian M. Hoerner is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Politics in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLSIS) at the University of Birmingham (UK). Before joining POLSIS in 2021, Julian was a Senior Research Analyst covering the European Union and Germany at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and a Fellow in European Politics and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a PhD and an MSc in European Studies from the LSE and a BA from Maastricht University. In his current research, he focuses on the impact of the culture of remembrance on contemporary politics in Europe. He also has an interest in the politics and policies of the European Union. He is currently planning a project on how different framings of culture of remembrance with regard to the Holocaust impact political attitudes and behaviours in Germany and Austria, using both survey experiments and focus groups.

Recent Content


Germany’s Changing Culture of Remembrance

New Normative and Empirical Debates Germany’s culture of remembrance of the Holocaust has received renewed attention in recent years. Only very few witnesses and survivors are still with us, and …