Katelyn Williams

Born in 1985, M.A.; B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minor in History and Cinema Studies from New York University, M.A. in World Heritage Studies from Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus. 2008–2011 Investigator at the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, 2013–2014 Work for New-York Historical Society, New York, 2014–2017 Programs and Communications Coordinator for Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, 2017–2019 lecturer at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Helwan University Cairo on conservation and heritage interpretation topics. Since 2016 Ph.D. candidate at Chair of Architectural Conservation at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg with an ArchHerNet Scholarship, since 2018 Associate Member of the DFG Research Training Group 1913. Since April 2020 Research Associate at Chair of Architectural Conservation.
Professional Memberships: Association of Critical Heritage Studies, International Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage (ICOMOS), The U.S. National Committee of ICOMOS (Member No. 15354), Interpret Europe


Research Project: Reclaiming Continuity: Lessons from the Recovery of Living Religious Heritage in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina



Williams, Katelyn (Forthcoming): The Role of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Living Sacral Heritage in the Aftermath of War. In: Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe: New Directions in Practice, Policy & Scholarship. Groningen, The Netherlands: The University of Groningen.

Williams, Katelyn (2017): Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Example of the Ferhadija Mosque. Paper presented at the Scientific Symposium of the 19th General Assembly of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, New Delhi, India.
Williams, Katelyn (2015): Interpreting the Teufelsberg Historic Site. In: Schmidt, Leo & Skedzuhn-Safir, Alexandra (eds.): Forschen Bauen & Erhalten: Jahrbuch 2014/2015. Berlin/Bonn 2016, pp. 102–108.