School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Europe in the world, 1914-1940

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Event details

Professor Geoff Eley, the Karl Pohrt Distinguished Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Michigan, will join us for an evening seminar discussing Europe in the world from 1914-1940, focussing on race, colony and empire.

A drinks reception will be held in the McMillan Room after the seminar.

Free event

This event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

About the speaker

Professor Eley is a long-standing member of the editorial board of the journal Social History. His books include: Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850-2000; A Crooked Line: From Cultural History to the History of Society; and Nazism as Facism: Violence, Ideology and the Ground of Consent in Germany, 1930-1945.


The event is jointly sponsored by Social History and by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology as part of the Economic and Social History seminar series.

More about the Economic and Social History seminar series

May 16 2016 -

Europe in the world, 1914-1940

Join Professor Geoff Eley for a seminar paper on 'Europe in the world, 1914-1940: race, colony, empire on Monday 16 May 2016.

Meadows Lecture Theatre
Doorway 4, William Robertson Wing
Old Medical School
Teviot Place