Lecture with Geoff Eley: "The Past Under Erasure: History, Memory and the Contemporary"


Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Professor Geoff Eley

Geoff Eley, Karl Pohrt Distinguished University Professor of Contemporary History, University of Michigan, will lecture “The Past Under Erasure: History, Memory and the Contemporary” on Wednesday, February 16 at 5:00 with a reception to follow at Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall.

Professor Eley is the author of many works including Reshaping the German Right: Radical Nationalism and Political Change after Bismarck (1980, new edn. 1991); The Peculiarities of German History (German edn. 1980, English 1984) with David Blackbourn, Forging Democracy (2002), A Crooked Line (2005) and, with Keith Nield, The Future of Class in History: What’s Left of the Social? (2007).

Sponsored by the Henkels Lecturer Series, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Department of History, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.