About Roberta
Roberta is a PhD candidate and a travel journalist with a Bachelor's degree in Social Communications and a Master's degree in World Heritage Studies. She is currently on her first year as a doctoral student at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg where she researches the use of personal stories to interpret uncomfortable heritage. Her main study case is the victims of the Berlin Wall and how their stories are and can be used in the urban space to interpret the Wall's history. For her Master's thesis, she researched the communication and interpretation of the East Side Gallery, the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall. She is the founder of gowalkthetalk.org, a blog and podcast about Berlin's everyday heritage.
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