Professor Dr Jürgen Osterhammel FBA
Global and international history since the 18th century; the Enlightenment; history and theory of historiography
- Fellow type
- Corresponding Fellow
- Year elected
- Modern History from 1850
Jürgen Osterhammel retired from the chair of modern and contemporary history at the University of Konstanz in Germany in early 2018. He is now a Distinguished Fellow at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies in Freiburg im Breisgau. He holds an honorary doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, and is a member of the Order Pour le Mérite (German Order of Merit). His awards include the Leibniz-Preis (2010), the Toynbee Prize (2017) and the Balzan Prize (2018).