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Dr Gerwin Strobl

Dr Gerwin Strobl

Reader in History (Research Leave 2020/1)

School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Email
stroblg@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5653
Campuses
5.40, John Percival Building

Overview

Dr Gerwin Strobl is a specialist in Modern German and Austrian History. His main research focus has been on the Third Reich and on the politics of culture in Central Europe. His work has been published in Cultural and Social History, German Life and Letters, the Journal of Contemporary History, History Today, and the New Theatre Quarterly. He publishes in English and German.

Biography

Professional memberships

  • DAAD-Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin (2010)
  • Member of the Austrian Government Commission on the History of Hitler's Home Region („Oberdonau Projekt")

Publications

2018

2017

2016

2014

2008

2007

2005

Teaching

Undergraduate

Year one

Year two

Year three

Postgraduate

  • Austria and Germany 1866-1918
  • Austria and Germany 1918-1945

I welcome applications from potential research students with interests in the cultural, economic, social and political history of Germany and Austria. Recent PhDs supervised by me have been on:

  • Shipping in Bremen, 1866-1945
  • German Transatlantic Migration in the Nineteenth Century
  • The Austrian Anschluss 1918-1938
  • The City of Leipzig from Nazism to Communism

Postgraduate students

  • Helen Bluemel, 'Identity in Transition: Leipzig's Cultural Downfall, 1943-49' (awarded)
  • James Boyd, 'Structural Causes of German Emigration to the US, 1848-1900'
  • Jody Manning, 'The Struggle Against The 'Anti-Christ':The Austrian Regime and The Austrian National Socialist Movement 1933-38'

Dr Gerwin Strobl is a specialist in the cultural, intellectual and political history of Central Europe, and has a particular research interest in the Third Reich and the successor states of the Habsburg Empire.