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Leonie Bausch

History, University of Nottingham

Thesis title:

Hierarchies of Gender, Nation, and Race: Sexual Encounters in the French Zone of Occupation in Post-War Germany, 1945-1955

Research Area

  • Economic and Social History
  • History


  • 'Between Citizen and Foreigner: Gendered Boundaries and Stakes of Belonging in the Borderland, Alsace 1918-1919', Citizenship, Migration and Social Rights - Historical Experiences from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century, 4-5 March 2021, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / re:work (online)
  • 'Nested Belonging and Gender: How to Claim Frenchness in 1918-1919 Alsace', Europäische Grenzregionen. Neue Wege im Umgang mit historischen Raum- und Grenzkonzeptionen in der Geschichtswissenschaft, 25-26 February 2021, Arbeitskreis Deutsch-Niederländische Geschichte / FID Benelux/Low Countries Studies / Universität zu Köln (online)
  • 'Contradicting Nationalities: Re-Thinking National Belonging in Post-WW1 Alsace', Adjusting the Focus: Scales, Spaces and Trajectories in European History, 14th Annual Graduate Conference in European History (GRACEH), 25-29 May 2020, European University Institute (online)

Other Research Interests

  • Gender & nationalism
  • Sexual violence
  • Post-conflict societies
  • Borderland identities