Johannes Dafinger studied Contemporary History, Eastern and Southeastern European History, and International Law at LMU Munich and at the European University at St. Petersburg. He received his M.A. from LMU Munich in 2010 and his Ph.D. from the University of Klagenfurt in 2017. From 2011 to 2016 and again since 2017 he has worked as a University Assistant for Contemporary History at the University of Klagenfurt. He has been a research scholar, research fellow and visiting scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park and at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz.
Ed. together with Dieter Pohl: A New Nationalist Europe under Hitler: Concepts of Europe and Transnational Networks within the National Socialist Sphere of Influence, London/New York: Routledge, 2019.
Show Solidarity, Live Solitarily. The Nazi „New Europe“ as a „Family of Peoples“, in: European Review of History/Revue européenne d᾿Histoire 24 (2017), H. 6, S. 905–917.
The Nazi „New Europe“. Transnational Concepts of a Fascist and Völkisch Order for the Continent, in: Arnd Bauerkämper/Grzegorz Rossoliński-Liebe (Hg.): Fascism without Borders. Transnational Connections and Cooperation between Movements and Regimes in Europe from 1918 to 1945, New York/Oxford: Berghahn, 2017, S. 264–287.