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Georg G. Iggers, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
office: 562 Park Hall
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):
Graduate Research Seminar
Field(s): Modern Europe
Research Interests: Germany, historiography, European intellectual History,
Current Research: A comparative intercultural history of modern historiography
from a global perspective
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
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
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.
Monday, September 24, 2007