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Georg G. Iggers, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
office: 562 Park Hall
email: iggers@acsu.buffalo.edu
phone: (716) 645-2181 ext. 562
phone: when in Germany from mid-January to late July: 011-49-551-74038

 


Education: BA, Richmond, 1944; AM, Chicago, 1945; PhD, Chicago, 1951; graduate study, New School for Social Research 1945-46


Courses regularly taught (in retirement):
Historiography
Graduate Research Seminar


Field(s): Modern Europe


Hub(s): Knowledge


Research Interests: Germany, historiography, European intellectual History, comparative historiography


Current Research: A comparative intercultural history of modern historiography from a global perspective


Selected Publications:
The German Conception of History (1968), translated into German (4 editions), Hungarian and Korean

New Directions in European Historiography (1965), translated into German, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Greek, Danish

Historiography in the Twentieth Century (1997), preceded by German edition (1993), translated into Spanish, Greek, Turkish, Czech, Korean, Chinese, Japanese

Zwei Seiten der Geschichte (2002) with Wilma Iggers


Awards:

Medal of Merit First Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (2007)

Fellowships from American Philosophical Society, Guggenheim Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities.

Zentrum fuer interdisziplinaer Forschung (Bielefeld), Historische Kommission (Berlin), Woodrow Wilson Center, Zentrum fuer Zeitgenoessische.

Forschung (Potsdam), Internationales Forschungszentrum fuer Kulturwissenschaften (Vienna).

Visiting Appointments at Tulane University, University of Rochester, Beijing Teachers College, Leipzig University (Germany), Aarhus University (Denmark), University of New England (Australia), University of Vienna (Austria).

Kittler Medal (Darmstadt University)

Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize

Honorary doctorates from Technische Universität Darmstadt, University of Richmond and Philander Smith College.

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