European University Institute State of the Union
Speakers -  State of the Union


Dieter Schlenker

Dieter Schlenker has been Director of the Historical Archives of the European Union since January 2013. Prior to this he worked for UNESCO, first as archivist at the Paris Headquarters, then as head of the Information and Knowledge Management Unit in Bangkok, Thailand. Previously, he worked as Records Manager at Ford Company European Headquarters in Cologne and at the FAO headquarters in Rome. Schlenker holds an Archivist Diploma from the Archival School of the Vatican Secret Archive and a PhD in Modern History from the University of Heidelberg in Germany.