Professor Sir Ian Kershaw FBA

History

Elected 1991

UK Emeritus Fellow
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

To Hell and Back. Europe, 1914-49

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 2015

The End

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 2011

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

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 2007

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

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 2004

Hitler (2 vols) 1998,

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 2000

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

by Ian Kershaw - Published in 1987

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