Universität KonstanzExzellenzcluster: Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration

Dr. Ann-Sophie Schoepfel

Vita

Ann-Sophie Schoepfel Porträt
Education

2018 PhD in History, Graduate Program for Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University

2017 PhD in Legal History, Lorraine University

2013–2014 Academic affiliations with Kyoto University, Sciences Po Paris, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2011 BA in Anthropology, Strasbourg University

2010 MA in History of International Relations, Tübingen University/Aix-en-Provence University

2008 BA in History and Art History, Tübingen University

Teaching

2013–18 Lecturer, Sciences Po Paris

2017–18 Invited Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University

2017 Invited Lecturer, IEP Rennes

Honors and Fellowships

2018 Jean-Baptiste Duroselle Thesis Awards in History of International Relations

2012–2015 Doctoral Fellowship Program, German Research Foundation 

2014 Research Fellowship Program, Baden-Württemberg Stiftung

2012 Research Fellowship Program, Deutsch-Französisches Institut für Geschichts- und Sozialwissen schaften 

2006–2010 Undergraduate Fellowship Program, Deutsch-Französische Hochschule

Research concentrations

  • History of international relations
  • Comparative history
  • Cultural memory / Memory and identity
  • Legal history / War crimes trial program in Europe and Asia
  • Decolonization in Asia

Function within the Center

Balzan prize postdoc research fellow (Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz)

Research group “Reconstructing Memory in the City – Transnational and Local (European) Sites of Memory”

Research project “Memory and Exile: Vietnamese migrants in European cities”
Abstract

Selected Publications

“Defending French National Interests? The Quai d’Orsay, Ambassador Zinovy Peshkoff, Justice Henri Bernard and the Tokyo Trial”, in Kerstin von Lingen (ed.), Transcultural Justice at the Tokyo Tribunal. The Allied Struggle for Justice, 1946-1948, Brill 2018, pp.221-241.

“Juger l’empereur ? Le triomphe de la Realpolitik au Japon (1945-1948)”, in Jean El Gammal (ed.), La France, L’Allemagne, L’Europe: Mélanges en l’honneur de Chantal Metzger, Broché 2017, pp.243-259.

“Justice and Decolonization: War Crimes on Trial in Saigon, 1946-1950”, in Kerstin von Lingen (ed.), War Crimes Trials in the Wake of Decolonization and Cold War in Asia, 1945-1956, Springer 2016, pp.167-194.

“War Court as a Form of State Building: The French Prosecution of Japanese War Crimes at the Saigon and Tokyo Trials”, in Morten Bergsmo, Wui Ling Cheah et Ping Yi (eds.), Historical Origins of International Criminal Law, TOEP 2015, vol. 2, pp.119-141.

“Dynamics of justice in Indochina (1944-1946): France’s commitment to the rule of law and the punishment of Japanese war crimes”, in Tolliday, Palme and Kim (eds.), Societies in Transition. Asia-Pacific between Conflict and Reconciliation, Vandenhoek and Ruprecht 2015.

“Dans les coulisses d’un lieu de mémoire en Chine : la Seconde Guerre mondiale entre aiguo, patriotisme, et jiyi, mémoire, Musée de la Guerre de Résistance de Pékin”, Les Annales de l’Est, Numéro spécial, 2013.

“Le roman-document Babi-Yar d’Anatole KOUZNETSOV”, Les Annales de l’Est, Numéro spécial, 2013.

“La voix des juges français dans les procès de Nuremberg et de Tokyo. Défense d'une idée de justice universelle”, Guerres mondiales et conflits contemporains, vol. 249, no. 1, 2013, pp. 101-114.