"Being Undisciplined: What Are the Stakes of Interdisciplinary Work Today?"

Department: History

Date and Time: January 30, 2014 | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Gateway 1010

Event Details

This roundtable will feature School of Humanities Distinguished Guest Geoff Eley in discussion with UCI faculty.

Panelists: Geoff Eley, Roxanne Varzi (Anthropology), John Smith (German), and Vinayak Chaturvedi (History)

Robert Moeller, moderator

Please contact Kate Triglia at ktriglia@uci.edu with any questions.

GEOFF ELEY is the Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History and just finished a term as Chair of the History Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He works in the fields of Modern German and European History, with further interests in comparative fascism, film and history, and questions of historiography. His earliest works were Reshaping the German Right: Radical Nationalism and Political Change after Bismarck (1980, 1991) and The Peculiarities of German History (1980, 1984) jointly authored with David Blackbourn. Among his recent books are a history of the Left in Europe, Forging Democracy (2002), A Crooked Line: From Cultural History to the History of Society (2005), and (with Keith Nield) The Future of Class in History: What’s Left of the Social? (2007). With Bradley Naranch he is editing German Colonialism in a Global Age to be published by Duke University Press. Most recently, Nazism as Fascism: Violence, Ideology, and the Ground of Consent in Grmany, 1930-1945, was published by Routledge in July 2013. He continues working on a new study of the Right in Germany, Genealogies of Nazism: Conservatives, Radical Nationalists, Fasicsts in Germany, 1860-1945. This year he will finish a general history of Europe in the twentieth century.

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