Till van Rahden

Geschichte, Montréal
Aufenthalt: 01.06.2012-31.05.2013; 01.06.-31.07.2013

Vita

  • 1999 Dr. phil. In Modern History at the University of Bielefeld
  • 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Bielefeld
  • 1999 Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library, London
  • 2000-2006 Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne
  • 2002-2003 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Chicago 
  • 2002 Feodor-Lynen Research Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
  • 2005 Research Award, NRW-Exzellenzwettbewerb »Geisteswissenschaften gestalten Zukunftsperspektiven« [Humanities for the Future]
  • since 2006 Associate Professor (Canada Research Chair) at the University of Montreal, Canada
  • 2009 Research Fellow, Center for the History of Emotions, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
  • 2010 Research Fellow, Cluster of Excellence »Formations of Normative Orders,« at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main
  • 2010-2011 FRIAS Senior Fellowship

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Democratic Authority and the Political Imaginary in Postwar West Germany
  • Diversity and Civility: Democracy, Moral Passions, and the Politics of Belonging since the Enlightenment
  • Civilization and Its Discontents: The Significance of Forms, Style and Manners in the Public Sphere
  • Intellectual and Conceptual History
  • Gender History
  • Cultural History of the Political
  • German and European History, 1750 to the Present

 

Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • With Daniel Fulda, Stefan Hoffmann and Dagmar Herzog eds., Demokratie im Schatten der Gewalt: Geschichten des Privaten im deutschen Nachkrieg (Göttingen: Wallstein-Verlag, 2010).
  • Jews and other Germans: Civil Society, Religious Diversity and Urban Politics in Breslau, 1860 to 1925, George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History, (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2008).
  • With Andreas Gotzmann and Rainer Liedtke eds., Juden, Bürger, Deutsche: Zur Geschichte von Vielfalt und Differenz 1800-1933, Schriftenreihe wissenschaftlicher Abhandlungen des Leo Baeck Instituts Vol. 63 (Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 2001).
  • »Jews and the Ambivalences of Civil Society in Germany, 1800 to 1933 – Assessment and Reassessment,” Journal of Modern History 77 (2005): 1024-1047.
  • »Words and Actions: Rethinking the Social History of German Antisemitism, Breslau, 1870 - 1914,« German History 18 (2000): 413-438.
  • »Verrat, Schicksal oder Chance: Lesarten des Assimilationsbegriffs in der Historiographie zur Geschichte der deutschen Juden,« Historische Anthropologie. Kultur – Gesellschaft – Alltag 13 (2005): 245-264.
  • »Demokratie und väterliche Autorität: Das Karlsruher Urteil von 1959 in der politischen Kultur der frühen Bundesrepublik,” Zeithistorische Forschungen 2 (2005): 160-179.
  • »Fatherhood, Rechristianization, and the Quest for Democracy in Postwar West Germany,« Raising Citizens in the »Century of the Child«: Child-Rearing in the United States and German Central Europe in the Twentieth Century (Studies in German History, vol. 12), ed. Dirk Schumann (New York: Berghahn Books, 2010), 141-164.
  • »›Germans of the Jewish Stamm‹: Visions of Community between Nationalism and Particularism, 1850 to 1933,« German History from the Marginst, Mark Roseman, Nils Roemer and Neil Gregor eds. (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2006), pp. 27-48.
  • »Ideologie und Gewalt: Neuerscheinungen über den Antisemitismus in der deutschen Geschichte des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts,« Neue Politische Literatur 41 (1996): 11-29.