Prof. Matthias Weber
Matthias Weber is a historian and German studies scholar. Since May 2004 he has served as the Director of the Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe in Oldenburg. He was awarded his postdoctoral degree in Contemporary and German Regional History by the University of Oldenburg. Since 1999 he has been an associate professor. His main areas of research have been in the history of Silesia, early modern history, the Habsburg monarchy and German regional history. He is a member of the Silesian Historical Commission and of the J.G. Herder Research Council, which supports the research of the social and cultural history of Eastern Europe.
Weber is the Chairman of the ENRS Steering Committee and coordinates the German party in the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS).