Dr Mark Hewitson
Senior Lecturer in German History and Politics
Room: 3.5 in 33-35 Torrington Place
Office hours: currently on research leave.
Telephone: 0207 679 3038
Mark Hewitson was educated at University College, Oxford, and St Antony's College, Oxford. He joined the department from Exeter University, where he was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. His interests lie principally in German and European history, history of art, politics and social theory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has published monographs on Wilhelmine Germany, the causes of the First World War, and German politics and nationalism after 1848, and he has edited volumes on nationalism in nineteenth-century Europe, and ideas of Europe before the founding of the EEC. He is currently working on books about experiences and images of warfare and violence, German nationalism between 1848 and 1936, and German conceptions of Europe and the West in the modern era. He was secretary of the German History Society from 2000-2007 and he is a convenor of the seminar in modern German history at the Institute of Historical Research.