Julian Rieck (b. 1984) is a political scientist, historian, and ethnologist who researches and writes about the political history of football. Since 2023, he has been in charge of scholarly research for Sports, Mass Appeal, Power: Football Under National Socialism, an exhibition being prepared for the 2024 UEFA Championship in Germany. He’s had many years of experience in non-school educational settings. Julian is an educational consultant to the Topography of Terror as well as the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, both in Berlin. He conducted scholarly research for both of the responsible foundations, while also designing and implementing workshops there. From 2017 to 2019, he advised the Chilean Ministry of Justice and Human Rights on issues concerning remembrance policy and memorialization work.
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