Publication Advisor,
Dr Monika Gödecke



Tel.: +49 (0) 5141– 93355-22
Fax: +49 (0) 5141– 93355-33

1971-1977: Studied Romance philology and Catholic theology at the universities of Regensburg and Poitiers

1977-1983: Research assistant at the University of Regensburg; scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

1983-1986: Manager of a municipal services office

1986: Doctorate (early church history)

1987-1988: Adult education lecturer for French as a foreign language

1988-1995: Research assistant (memorial work) at the Lower Saxony State Centre for Political Education (NLpB), Hanover

1995 to 2001: Research assistant (focus on contemporary history) at the Lower Saxony State Media Office (Hanover) and the Lower Saxony Teacher Training Institute (NLI), Hildesheim

Since 2001: Research assistant (publication advisor) for the NLpB and the Lower Saxony Memorials Foundation

Translations from French:


  • from 1978: various works in the field of theology/spirituality

  • Contribution to the German edition of Geschichte des Christentums (14 volumes), Verlag Herder, Freiburg/Br.

  • Translation of multiple autobiographical interviews for the Bergen-Belsen Memorial

  • Isabelle Choko: Meine Leben (Lodz – Auschwitz – Bergen-Belsen – Paris), 2008.

  • Francine Christophe, Nicht mehr Eure Welt – Ein Kind in Gefängnissen und Lagern 1942-1945, Göttingen 2012.

  • Michel Fliecx: Vom Vergehen der Hoffnung – Zwei Jahre in Buchenwald, Peenemünde, Dora, Belsen, Göttingen 2013.

  • Jacqueline Francis-Bœuf: Parce qu’ils étaient des rebelles (translation of chapter on the Hannover-Limmer camp in 1944 until her return to France in April 1945), publication planned by the “Arbeitskreis Ein Mahnmal für das Frauen-KZ in Limmer”, Hanover.

  • Francine Christophe: “Ein privilegiertes kleines Mädchen” (theatrical version of the book Nicht mehr Eure Welt), forthcoming.