Sonja Dickow is a PhD candidate at Hamburg University and has been a scholarship holder at the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk since April 2014. She worked as an academic research assistant at Hamburg University and its Walter A. Berendsohn Forschungsstelle für deutsche Exilliteratur from August 2013 until February 2014. Sonja Dickow studied German literature in Hamburg from 2010 until 2013. She received her B.A. in German Language and Literature and Cultural Studies in 2010. Her comparative dissertation project focuses on poetics of ‘diaspora’ in contemporary Jewish literature. Sonja Dickow worked at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem, arranging the private collection of Cheskel Zwi Kloetzel and his family in July and August 2013.