Dr. Monika Motylinska
Monika Motylinska, born in 1986 in Poland, is an architectural historian, currently a research fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space in Erkner (Oct 2016-Sept 2018). Her ongoing research project investigates the GDR architecture abroad in the context of transnational networks and cultural transfer.
In December 2016, she defended her PhD thesis at the Technical University Berlin on handling the post-war heritage in Germany. For her doctoral research she was granted a fellowship by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Feb 2013-Jan 2016).
She holds a Master’s degree in heritage protection from the Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun and a Master of Arts in art history from the Technical University Berlin.
Her main research interests lie in the field of architectural and urban history of the postwar period as well as in heritage protection of modern architecture.