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Birgit Lettmann Research Assistant, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Birgit Lettmann is Research Assistant and PhD candidate at HumboldtUniversität zu Berlin, Germany. In her PhD theses, she focuses on postmortem photographs of pets, analysing the logics of representation and the human–animal relations, as well as setting them apart from other conservatory practices like taxidermy. Her research interest includes the cultural history of death and grieving rituals and the history of photography.