Professor Sir Ian Kershaw

History

Elected 1991

1991
History

Ian Kershaw began his career as a medievalist. After switching fields in the 1970s he concentrated on German history. Most recently he published the first of two planned volumes on the history of Europe in the 20th century for the Penguin History of Europe series. He is currently working on the second volume, to run from 1950 to the present. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. He was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Federal Cross of Merit)by Germany in 1994, and knighted in 2002.

Current post

Emeritus Professor of Modern History, The University of Sheffield

Past appointments

The University of Sheffield Professor of Modern History

Jan 1989 - Jan 2008

The University of Sheffield Professor of Modern History

Jan 1989 - Jan 2008

University of Nottingham Professor of Modern History

Jan 1987 - Jan 1989

University of Nottingham Professor of Modern History

Jan 1987 - Jan 1989

University of Manchester Lecturer

Jan 1968 - Jan 1987

University of Manchester Lecturer

Jan 1968 - Jan 1987

Publications

The End 2011

To Hell and Back. Europe, 1914-49 2015

The 'Hitler Myth': Image and Reality in the Third Reich 1987

Hitler (2 vols) 1998, 2000

Making Friends with Hitler. Lord Londonderry and Britain's Road to War 2004

Fateful Choices. Ten Decisions that Changed the World, 1940-41 2007

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