PD Dr. Rainer Liedtke

Professor of European History of the 19th and 20th Centuries
Institute of History
University of Regensburg

Main Research Areas

  • Comparative European History
  • Urban history and urbanisation research
  • Jewish history
  • British history
  • History of modern Greece

Curriculum Vitae

Since October 2014, holder of a W3 professorship in European History of the 19th and 20th Centuries at Universität Regensburg. 2013-2014 research associate at the Institute of History of TU Darmstadt. 2013 interim professor (representative of Prof. Dr. med. Jens-Ivo Engels) at the Institute of History of TU Darmstadt. 2009-2013 visiting professor and research assistant at the Institute of History of the TU Darmstadt and associate professor at the Historical Institute of the Justus-Liebig-University-Gießen. 2006-2009 Research associate and associate professor at the Historical Institute of the Justus-Liebig-Universität-Gießen, DFG project: “Zivilgesellschaft und familiäre Regulationsmechanismen: Die Großstadtwerdung Athens im 20. Jahrhundert als Testfall für das Konzept der ‘europäischen Stadt”. 2004-2006 interim assistant professor at the Department of History of Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (Chair Prof. Dr. Christoph Cornelißen) and private lecturer at the Historical Institute of Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. 2004 habilitation in modern and recent history at the Justus Liebig Universität Gießen on "Kommunikationswege und Informationstransfer im europäischen Privatbankwesen des 19. Jahrhunderts". 1991-95 doctoral thesis in modern history at St. Antony's College, Oxford University: "Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester, 1850-1914".

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

  • Principal investigator of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies
  • Leader of the study group Social Sorting
  • Executive Board Hungaricum - Hungarian Institute, Universität Regensburg
  • Board Member of Regensburg University Center for Teacher Education (RUL)
  • Board member of the Society for Urban and Urbanisation Research (Treasurer)
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Rothschild Archive Trust, London
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the Leo-Baeck Institute, London

Supervised Ph.D. Theses

List of Ph.D. theses under PD Dr. Rainer Liedtke’s supervision

Contact

Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstraße 31
93040 Regensburg

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PD Dr. Rainer Liedtke