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Former Member of Staff, Professor Gerd-Rainer Horn

 
Academic Profile
  • 2010-2012: Professor of Twentieth Century History, Department of History, University of Warwick
  • 2005-2010: Senior Lecturer in Twentieth Century History, Department of History, University of Warwick
  • 2001-2005: Lecturer in Twentieth Century History, Department of History, University of Warwick
  • 2000-2001: Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Huddersfield
  • 1997-2000: Associate Professor, Department of History, Western Oregon University
  • 1998-1999: Research Fellow, Department of Political Science, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Spring 1997: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Kassel, Germany
  • 1994-1997: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western Oregon University
  • 1993-1994: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Montana State University
  • 1992: Ph. D. (History), University of Michigan
  • 1988: M.A. (History), University of Michigan
  • 1981: B.A. (History), University of Minnesota
 
Undergraduate Modules Taught
 
Postgraduate Modules Taught
  • Term One Core Course in MA in Culture and Society in the Cold War
 
Selected Publications
  • The Spirit of Vatican II: Western European Left Catholicism in the Long Sixties, 1959-1980 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
  • The Moment of Liberation: Western Europe (1943-1948) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
  • Western European Liberation Theology, The First Wave (1924-1959) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008) 
  • The Spirit of '68: Rebellion in Western Europe and North America, 1956-1976 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007) 
  • European Socialists Respond to Fascism: Ideology, Activism and Contingency in the 1930s (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996)
  • Letters From Barcelona: An American Woman in Revolution and Civil War, edited volume (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2009) 
  • 1968 und die Arbeiter: Studien zum 'proletarischen Mai' in Europa, coedited with Bernd Gehrke (Hamburg: VSA Verlag, 2007)
  • Transnational Moments of Change: Europe 1945, 1968, 1989, coedited with Padraic Kenney (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004) 
  • Left Catholicism: Catholics and Society in Western Europe at the Point of Liberation, 1943-1955, coedited with Emmanuel Gerard (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2001)
  • Various articles in Belgian, British, Canadian, French, German, Italian and US journals
  • Chapters in several British, French, German, Italian and US edited volumes
 
Research

 
My overall research interests can be described as:

  • i. Transnational Continental Western European History, 1920s-1970s
  • ii. History of Social Movements

Concretely, ongoing research and publication projects include:

  • The Moment of Liberation: Western Europe, 1943-1948
  • Left Catholicism and the 'Sixties', 1959- ca. 1980
  • The Western European Far Left, 1968- ca. 1980

Gerd-Rainer Horn