Karel C. Berkhoff

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Karel Cornelis Berkhoff (born 1965) is an associate professor at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam.[1]

Berkhoff studied history and Russian studies at the University of Amsterdam, Soviet Studies at Harvard University and graduated in 1998 as a historian at the University of Toronto.[2] He studies primarily World War II in Russia and Eastern Europe.[2] He was an advisor to the ZDF documentary "Holocaust" (2000).[2]



  • Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History from the Wiener Library for the book Harvest of Despair: Life and Death in Ukraine Under Nazi Rule.[2]