Evelyn Finger

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Bosch Public Policy Fellow


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Evelyn Finger is the Religion Editor of the weekly German newspaper DIE ZEIT in Hamburg. She created a desk at DIE ZEIT for religion, ethics, and philosophy under the title of “Faith and Doubt” in 2010. Previously, she worked as literary critic and a Culture Editor at the paper, which she joined in 2000. She has also written about theater, politics, and history in divided Germany. In 2010 she taught “German Literature After the Fall of the Wall” at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born in East Germany and her degree from the University of Halle-Wittenberg is in Literature and Linguistics. Finger’s enduring interests are the politics of dictatorship and totalitarianism in the 20th century with particular emphasis on Nazi and Communist Germany.

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