Professor of Contemporary History and Director of the Centre for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University of Berlin. Her fields of interest are German Jewish history in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the history of the Spanish Civil War. She is the author of several books and articles on these topics, among others: War as an Adventure. La Legión Cóndor en la guerra civil española 1936 - 1939, Madrid (Alianza) 2014; Representaciones de Violencia. El ejemplo alemán, in: Alcores. Revista de Historia Contemporánea 1 (2008), pp. 39-54; Reality Shock: German Pilots, Nazi Propaganda and the Spanish Civil War, in: Claudio Hernández Burgos (ed.): Ruptura.