Jesse E. Lillefjeld

Jesse E, Lillefjeld completed his master’s degree in European Cultural History with the title “From Warsaw to the West: the plight and journey of the Armia Krajowa survivors after the 1944 Uprising” at the European-University Viadrina; and his Doctoral project under the working title “The Nationalization of Public Spaces: War Cemeteries between the World Wars”. Jesse’s research interests include political myths and national metanarratives as a process of othering during the ‘age of extremes’ (and today), gendered roles during conflict, the repurposing of ‘national content’ during the process of de-Sovietization in East-Central Europe, and the experiences of Displaced Persons from East-Central Europe and especially Polish PWX (former prisoners of war) during the 1945-1949 period.