Júlia Garraio is researcher at the Center for Social Studies (Humanities, Migrations and Peace Studies). She is a researcher of the project "MEMOIRS - Children of Empires and European Postmemories" (European Research Council, Margarida Calafate Ribeiro, 2015-2019). Violence, memory, identity, discourse and representation are key concepts in her research. Most of her research, activities and publications were dedicated to the German literature and culture in the twentieth century. In her PhD dissertation she examined the work of the German poet Günter Eich (1907-1972). Her post-doctoral research project focused the public memory of the rape of German women and girls in the context of WWII.