Former CES Interns and Work Learns

December 2023 – April 2024

Braden (he/him) is a PhD candidate in Germanic Studies at UBC in the Department for Central Eastern and Northern European Studies. He is currently writing his dissertation on queer Jewish cultural production in contemporary Germany.

In his role as the CES Project Assistant, Braden enjoyed being part of a diverse and brilliant community of scholars, students and colleagues.





January 2023 – April 2023

Leon Kraft holds a Bachelors Degree in German Studies and Art History / Historical Image Studies from Bielefeld University. Currently he is studying in the Master Program Media Studies at Bauhaus-University Weimar. His scientific interests focus on the history of cultural techniques, infrastructures, alternatives to anthropocentric thinking and the theory of the grotesque.