Nele Katharina WISSMANN

Research associate

Research axes:

  • Germany: Civil society and French-German relations
  • Commemorative culture and Transitional Justice
  • European Union: Policies and institutions of the EU, European Neighborhood Policy


Nele Katharina Wissmann worked at the Cerfa from September 2009 to April 2016. She pursued an integrated French-German program in European studies (Franco-German University). She holds a Research Master’s degree in European studies of New Sorbonne University.


All my publications

The term "refugee crisis" is not uncontroversial in Germany; it is indeed accused of presenting the refugees as being responsible for the crisis. The events that have occurred since the summer of 2015 should rather be called "crisis of the authorities", given that Germany could have...


The present analysis links the debate on German national identity to on the one hand the revival of Judaism which was a deliberate political choice and on the other to the expansion of Islam which conversely was not anticipated. The article explains how Judaism was able to revive in Germany...


Only a few months after it had been founded, the Alternative for Germany party (AfD) won 4.7% of the second votes in the federal elections, on 22 September 2013 – only 130,000 short of what was required for entry into the German Bundestag. Party and election researcher Oskar Niedermayer called...


The European Union is facing a tremendous challenge: coming out of the crisis unified. Every summit is both labeled the one of all hopes and the one of the last chance. Information keeps coming in, which hampers a good comprehension of the situation. 

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