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Sebastian Huebel

Sebastian Huebel, PhD

Sessional Instructor


Abbotsford campus

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PhD., University of British Columbia

M.A., University of Victoria

B.A., Thompson Rivers University

Research Interests

Fields of Interest:

Modern Germany, Europe, Gender, Jewish History, the Holocaust.


Dissertation Title:

Stolen Manhood? German-Jewish Masculinities in the Third Reich (UBC, 2017)



  • Fighter, Worker and Family Man: German-Jewish Men and their Gendered Experiences in Nazi Germany, 1933-1941 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2021).


Refereed Articles:

  • Nazi KZs as Gendered Jewish Spaces? German-Jewish Masculinity and the Negotiation of Gender Practices in Prewar Nazi Concentration Camps (accepted; forthcoming in Jewish Culture and History, Spring 2020)
  • “Conceptualizing Gender and Fear: German-Jewish Masculinities in the Third Reich and the Dread of the Unknown” (In Print, History of Emotions Series, Bloomsbury Academic, London, Spring 2020)
  • “Disguise and Defiance: German-Jewish Men and their ‘Underground’ Experiences in Nazi Germany, 1941-1945,” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies Vol. 36, No. 3 (Winter 2018), pp. 110-142.
  • “Victor Klemperer: A Jew but also a Man: The Importance of Understanding German-Jewish Masculinities,” Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol 12, No.2 (November 2016): 1-28.
  • “Cultural Exceptionalism? The Case of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in the Third Reich.” Madison Historical Review, 11 (April 2014): 21-51.


Book Reviews:

  • Otto Schrag & Peter Schrag, When Europe was a Prison Camp: Father and Son Memoirs, 1940-1941. Indiana University Press, 2015. H-Net. April 2017 (Invited).
  • Kerstin von Lingen: Allen Dulles, the OSS, and Nazi War Criminals: The Dynamics of Selective Prosecution. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Published on H-Net, December 2015 (Invited).
  • Thomas Friedrich: Hitler’s Berlin. Yale University Press, 2012. Published in European History Quarterly, Cambridge University Press, April 2014: 327-329.



  • “Memory and History Intertwined: An Investigation of Sports Culture and Holocaust Remembrance,” Auschwitz Jewish Center Alumni Journal 2016 edition.

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