Joseph Prestel

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, October 2017 - March 2018

Joseph Ben Prestel is a research associate and lecturer in Modern History at Freie Universität Berlin. During the 2018/19 academic year, he is a Fung Global Fellow at Princeton University. He received his PhD in Modern History from Freie Universität Berlin in 2015. Prestel is the author of Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860 – 1910 (OUP, 2017). From October 2017 to March 2018, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the OIB, where he worked on his current project Revolutionary Arabesque: Palestinian Groups and the West German Radical Left, 1956 – 1982.