|27 April||DR CHRISTOPH
War, Discipline, and Politics. Desertion in the German and the British Army, 1914-1918.
Currently Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at Berlin's Humboldt Universität, Christoph Jahr is the author of Gewöhnliche Soldaten: Desertion und Deserteure im deutschen und britischen Heer 1914-1918 (1998) and co-editor of Feindbilder in der deutschen Geschichte (1994).
Italia docet: The German Right and Italian Fascism before 1933.
Wolfgang Schieder's areas of specialization include the history of the Rineland, particularly in the era of the French Revolution, popular religiosity in nineteenth-century Europe, and the comparative study of European fascism.Most recently, he has co-edited, with Jens Petersen, Faschismus und Gesellschaft in Italien (1998).
|18 May||PROFESSOR HARALD
Nomen and Gens: The Germanic Settlement in Britain and the Genesis of the English.
Harald Kleinschmidt is Associate Professor at the College of International Relations of Tsukuba University (Japan). He has published widely on many aspects of medieval and modern history, including Tyrocinium militare. Militärische Körperhaltungen und -bewegungen im Wandel zwischen dem 14. und dem 18. Jahrhundert (1989, 2nd edn in preparation), and Württemberg und Japan (1991).
|8 June||PROFESSOR ROBERT
The Dreyfus Affair through German Eyes.
Robert Wistrich is an expert on the history of Nazi Germany and the history of Jewish-Gentile relations in nineteenth-century European states. Recent publications include Weekend in Munich: Art, Propaganda, and Terror in the Third Reich (1995), and Die Juden Wiens im Zeitalter Franz Josephs (1999). He is currently writing a book on Dreyfus, the Jews and the French Republic.
Last Update: 12.01.2000 CS