Prof. Jonathan Gumz, Lecturer of Modern History at the University of Birmingham (UK), will give the lecture “Violence, Military Occupation, and the First World War: Rethinking Paradigms" on Wednesday, November 19th at 4:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Musueum of Art.
4th out of 5 lectures on World War I sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. Free and open to the public.
Prof. Jonathan Gumz is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined the University of Birmingham in autumn of 2012 after teaching in the History Department at West Point, where he taught extensively on modern European international and military history as well as modern Central Europe and 20th Century America. Prof. Gumz received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2006. His intellectual interests center on European war and society in the modern era, global insurgency and counterinsurgency, America as a world power in the 20th century, as well as international law and the regulation of war.