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Rüdiger Graf

John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2010-2011


Rüdiger Graf

Rüdiger Graf received his Ph.D. from Humboldt University with a dissertation on visions of the future in Weimar Germany "Die Zukunft der Weimarer Republik: Krisen und Zukunftsaneignungen in Deutschland 1918-1933" (2008) and currently teaches contemporary history at Ruhr-University, Bochum. He co-edited Die Krise der Weimarer Republik: Zur Kritik eines Deutungsmusters (2005), a book on the crisis of Weimar Germany, and co-authored an introductory textbook on European history since 1945, titled Europäische Zeitgeschichte seit 1945 (2010). Forthcoming is a co-edited volume on "Human Security in Pre-Modern and Contemporary History."

This information was last updated for the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, September 2017.


  • Visiting Scholar 2010-2011, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University