Christine Chiriac has been working in the Europa department since August 2016. She works on the project ‘The Holocaust and Genocide in Contemporary Education. Curricula, Textbooks and Pupils’ Perceptions in Comparison’. From May 2015 to July 2016 she was a student assistant in the Textbooks and Society department, where she worked with the project team for ‘History textbooks and teaching in Albanian-speaking regions’ and also assisted with the ‘Children and their World’, ‘WorldViews’ and ‘EurViews’ projects for the Europa department.
She holds a master’s degree in political science from the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University in Hannover and Luxemburg University. Her master’s dissertation addressed “Representations of 'Germans' in Selected Romanian History Textbooks from 1910 to 2013". Prior to her master’s studies Christine Chiriac studied International Relations and European Studies in Cluj, Romania and between 2009 and 2014 she worked as a journalist for German-language media in Romania .