Hans Christian Post

Hans Christian Post, Post.doc.

University of Southern Denmark


Hans Christian Post is a postdoc at the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Southern Denmark. He holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Modern Culture from the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. His primary field of research is cultural and urban memory. With Dresden and Berlin as primary cases, he has written on the intertwining of city planning, building preservation, memory, and history politics, and has in addition investigated artistic works and strategies in relation to the memory of the Shoah and the Cambodian genocide. In addition to his research he works as a documentary film maker. In 2016, he published the documentary, Last Exit Alexanderplatz, on the urban competition for Alexanderplatz in 1992, and currently he is finishing a documentary on the architectural dispute in Berlin between 1993 and 1995.

Three relevant publications:

Post, Hans Christian: ”Hvor bor lykken i dag?”, in: Kultur & Klasse, 44/121: 187-204.


Post, Hans Christian, “Monstrosity by Monstrous Means”, in: Landscapes of Monstrosity, ed. by László Munteán and Hans Christian Post, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press 2016: 13-21.


Post, Hans Christian, Berlins Alexanderplatz: mellem opbrud og erindring: den byarkitektoniske idékonkurrence i 1993, Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag 2014.



Post, Hans Christian: Last Exit Alexanderplatz. 55:42 min. Mouna Mouna GmbH 2016.

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