Lunch Hour Lecture: Prof. Mary Fullbrook (UCL), 'Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice'

30 January 2020, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Event Information

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Emma Hart


Darwin Lecture Theatre
044: Darwin Building
Gower Street
United Kingdom

About the Speaker

Prof. Mary Fullbrook

Mary Fulbrook is Professor of German History. She studied at Newnham College, Cambridge, as an undergraduate, and at Harvard University, where she did her MA and PhD; she has also held a Harvard Center for European Studies Krupp Fellowship at the LSE, and a Lady Margaret Research Fellowship at New Hall, Cambridge. Mary Fulbrook's contributions to UCL include serving as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Social and History Sciences (2013-18); Vice-Dean (Interdisciplinarity), Faculty of Arts and Humanities (2010-2013); and nearly a dozen years as Head of the German Department (January 1995 to September 2006). She has also served on UCL Council, and was Director of the UCL European Institute. 

Among wider professional commitments, Mary Fulbrook is a member of the Academic Advisory Board (wissenschaftliches Kuratorium) of the Memorial Foundation for the former concentration camps of Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora. She has has served on the Council of the British Academy, and as Chair of its Modern History Section. She was a member of the Advisory Board (Beirat) of the German Historical Institute London; and a member of the International Advisory Board of the Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung. She currently serves on the Editorial Boards of German Politics and Society, and of Zeithistorische Forschungen. She was the (first female) Chair of the German History Society, and was joint founding Editor of its journal, German History.