Hedwig Richter is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the "Universität der Bundeswehr" in Munich and a member of the Das Progressive Zentrum’s Scientific Council. Her research has been awarded the Offermann Hergarden Prize of the University of Cologne (2010) and the Democracy Foundation Prize (2018). Her book "Demokratie. Eine deutsche Affäre" is nominated for the Bavarian Book Prize 2020 in the category Non-Fiction. Richter´s research focuses on the topics of democracy, migration and gender equality. She also writes for newspapers, such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, ZEIT and taz.
Position: Professor of Modern and Contemporary History