Rainer Ohliger

Rainer Ohliger is a social scientist and historian based in Berlin. He is co-founder and board member of the Network Migration in Europe (www.network-migration.org), an NGO dealing with issues of migration, collective memory and political education. Ohliger’s main field of expertise is historical and international migration, (public) representation of migrants and minorities and interethnic relations. His recent publications are European Encounters, 1945-2000: Migrants, Migration and European Societies since 1945, co-edited with Karen Schönwälder and Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003); Diasporas and Ethnic Migrants: Germany, Israel, and Post-Soviet Successor States in Comparative Perspective. London/Portland: Frank Cass, 2003.

E-mail: rainer.ohliger@ohlgin.de