Die Folgen des Ersten Weltkrieges für die europäische Staatenordnung

Catherine Horel (Panthéon-Sorbonne U) im Gespräch mit Dirk van Laak, Matthias Middell (SFB 1199 & Leipzig U) & Frank Hadler (SFB 1199 & GWZO)

Am 11. November 2018 jährt sich zum 100. Mal das Ende des Ersten Weltkrieges. Aus diesem Anlass findet am 14. November 2018 um 18.30 Uhr im Institut français Leipzig, Thomaskirchhof 20, eine Podiumsdiskussion statt. Es wird über die Folgen des Ersten Weltkrieges für die Länder in den östlichen Teilen Europas debattiert.
Catherine Horel, Professorin an der Universität Panthéon-Sorbonne und Forschungsleiterin am CNRS, diskutiert mit Dirk van Laak, Professor für deutsche und europäische Geschichte an der Universität Leipzig, und mit Prof. Frank Hadler, Fachkoordinator für Geschichte des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts am Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa. Die Moderation übernimmt Prof. Matthias Middell, Direktor des Frankreichzentrums und Leiter des Center for Area Studies der Universität Leipzig.

Diese Veranstaltung ist eine Zusammenarbeit des Frankreichzentrums der Universität Leipzig und des Institut français Leipzig. Mit freundlicher Unterstützung des Bureau de la coopération universitaire des Institut français Deutschland sowie der “Mission Centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale”.

Biographical Notes

Prof. Dr. Catherine Horel (Panthéon-Sorbonne University Paris, France)
Catherine Horel is a professor of history since 1994 at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris and research director at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). She wrote her PhD about “The Jews in Hungary, 18251849: Problems of Assimilation and Emancipation” and a completed her habilitation about the restitution of Jewish property and Jewish renewal in Central Europe (Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic). In 2000, she was awarded the “Médaille de bronze” by the CNRS. Her current research interests include international relations, globalization, and regionalization. She is currently the general secretary of the International Committee of Historical Sciences and a member in numerous research commissions and centres.

Prof. Dr. Dirk van Laak (SFB 1199 & Department of History, Leipzig University, Germany)
Born and raised in the Ruhr Area, West Germany during the 1960s and 1970s, Dirk van Laak graduated from the University of Essen in 1989. His PhD on the networks surrounding Carl Schmitt (former crown jurist of the Third Reich) was defended at the University of Hagen in 1992. Since 1993, he was a scientific assistant at the University of Jena, interrupted by half a year as a visiting professor at the University of Chicago in 1995/96. In 2002, he finished my habilitation on German plans to open up and develop Africa (1880 to 1960). Serving as an acting professor in Tübingen (2002/03) and Freiburg (2003/04), he gained further experiences from southern German universities, and was appointed a chair in contemporary history at the University of Giessen in 2007. In 2016, he moved to Leipzig to research and teach German and European history from 19th to 21st century at Leipzig University.

Prof. Dr. Matthias Middell (SFB 1199 & Global and European Studies Institute, Leipzig University, Germany)
Having studied history at Leipzig University and being awarded a PhD in the field of French revolutionary history there in 1989 and a habilitation with a study of world history writing during the 20th century in 2002, his research interests currently include the historical evolvement of the global condition, the comparative and global history of revolutions, and the history and methodology of history writing in a global age. As head of the Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Consortium, he teaches regularly at partner universities and co-supervise PhD candidates together with colleagues from France, South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Prof. Dr. Frank Hadler (SFB 1199 & Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO), Leipzig University, Germany)
Frank Hadler is the project director in charge for the research on 19th- and 20th-century history at the Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe and honorary professor for cultural history of East Central Europe at Leipzig University (Germany). He received his PhDr from the University of Brno (Czech Republic) on “Počátky moravské historiografie do konce 19. Století” (Beginnings of Moravian Historiography up to the end of the 19th century) in 1984 and his Dr. Phil. at the Institute for General History at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin in 1989 on “Die Anfänge der tschechoslowakischen Außenpolitik 1914–1919”. He has held posts as a senior fellow in research institutes in Berlin and Leipzig and has received fellowships in Washington, DC (USA), Oxford (UK), and Paris (France), as well as has lectured at Humboldt University and the Free University of Berlin (Germany), Paris IV (France), and at Leipzig University (Germany). His main fields of research and publication are the history and culture of East Central Europe, the history of historiography, and transnational history in the 19th and 20th centuries.