|21 Nov.||DR JILL STEPHENSON
Germans, Non-Germans and the Burden of Work in Rural Württemberg in the Second World War.
Jill Stephenson is an expert on contemporary German history. She is the author of Women in Nazi Society (1975) and The Nazi Organisation of Women (1981), and is at present preparing a book on Women in Nazi Germany for Longman. She is also engaged in a major research project on 'War and Society in Württemberg, 1939-45: The View from the Countryside'.
|5 Dec.||PROFESSOR ANDREAS
French and German Communists Facing National History: Cultural Differences in Political Extremism between the Wars.
Andreas Wirsching's areas of particular expertise are nineteenth-century British history and European developments after 1900. His most recent publications are Vom Weltkrieg zum Bürgerkrieg? Politischer Extremismus in Deutschland und Frankreich 1918-1933/39. Paris und Berlin im Vergleich (1999) and the volume on Die Weimarer Republik. Politik und Gesellschaft (2000) in the series 'Enzyklopädie deutscher Geschichte'.
|12 Dec.||PROFESSOR ANTON
'The Judgement of God' - Experiences of War and Religion in the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation during the Seventeenth Century - Thirty Years War, French Wars, Turkish Wars.
Anton Schindling specializes in the political and intellectual history of early modern Germany and Europe. At present, he is the co-ordinator of a research project on 'Experiences of War: War and Society in the Early Modern Period' in Tübingen. His most recent books are Bildung und Wissenschaft in der frühen Neuzeit 1650-1800 (1994, paperback edn 1999) and Die Anfänge des immerwährenden Reichstags zu Regensburg (1991).
Last Update: 11.04.2000 CS