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Prof. Dr. Rainer Liedtke

Prof. Dr. Rainer Liedtke

Professor of European History of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Contact

University of Regensburg
Institute for History
Universitätsstraße 31
93053 Regensburg
Germany

Main Research Areas

  • Comparative European History
  • Urban history and urbanisation research
  • Jewish history
  • British history
  • History of modern Greece

Curriculum Vitae

Since October 2014, holder of a W3 professorship in European History of the 19th and 20th Centuries at Universität Regensburg. 2013-2014 research associate at the Institute of History of TU Darmstadt. 2013 interim professor (representative of Prof. Dr. med. Jens-Ivo Engels) at the Institute of History of TU Darmstadt. 2009-2013 visiting professor and research assistant at the Institute of History of the TU Darmstadt and associate professor at the Historical Institute of the Justus-Liebig-University-Gießen. 2006-2009 Research associate and associate professor at the Historical Institute of the Justus-Liebig-Universität-Gießen, DFG project: “Zivilgesellschaft und familiäre Regulationsmechanismen: Die Großstadtwerdung Athens im 20. Jahrhundert als Testfall für das Konzept der ‘europäischen Stadt”. 2004-2006 interim assistant professor at the Department of History of Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (Chair Prof. Dr. Christoph Cornelißen) and private lecturer at the Historical Institute of Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. 2004 habilitation in modern and recent history at the Justus Liebig Universität Gießen on "Kommunikationswege und Informationstransfer im europäischen Privatbankwesen des 19. Jahrhunderts". 1991-95 doctoral thesis in modern history at St. Antony's College, Oxford University: "Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester, 1850-1914".

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

  • Principal investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies
  • Leader of the study group Social Sorting
  • Executive Board Hungaricum - Hungarian Institute, Universität Regensburg
  • Board Member of Regensburg University Center for Teacher Education (RUL)
  • Board member of the Society for Urban and Urbanisation Research (Treasurer)
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Rothschild Archive Trust, London
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Leo-Baeck Institute, London

Publications

List of publications

Supervised Ph.D. Theses at the Graduate School

 

 

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