Jennifer Jenkins Lecture, Initiative for Iranian Studies: Tehran 1943 Past

Friday, Sept 16, 2016 ,
4:00 PM
- Toronto, Canada

Free Event

Tehran 1943: Iran, Internationalism and the Second World War, International Actors and Transnational Dimensions

Jennifer Jenkins
Associate Professor of German and European History
University of Toronto

Jennifer Jenkins is Associate Professor of German and European History at the University of Toronto, where she held a Canada Research Chair in Modern German History (2004-2014). She is the author of Provincial Modernity: Local Culture and Liberal Politics in Fin-de-Siècle Hamburg (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2003) and the co-editor of German Modernities from Wilhelm to Weimar: The Contest of Futures (London: Bloomsbury, 2016). She has held fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is currently finishing a book on German-Iranian entitled Weltpolitik on the Persian Frontier: Germany and Iran in the Age of Empire. Further projects include Germany Among the Global Empires 1815 to the Present for the Wiley-Blackwell series "A New History of Modern Europe," and two research projects: “Germany’s Orient, 1905-1979” and “Tehran 1943: Iran, Europe and the Second World War.”


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