Professor in Contemporary European History, University of Stirling
Holger Nehring is a historian of post-1945 Western Europe, with special interest in the history of peace and other forms of social activism in Britain and West Germany, the intellectual history of the 'nuclear age', and the social history of the Cold War. He received his training in contemporary history, political science and philosophy at Tübingen University (Germany), the London School of Economics, and (as a Rhodes scholar) at University College, Oxford. Before joining the Sheffield History Department in March 2006, he was based at St. Peter's College, Oxford, as a junior research fellow. His book "Politics of Security", a comparative and transnational study of British and West German protests against nuclear weapons and their meanings in the context of the Cold War from 1945 to the late 1960s, was published by Oxford University Press in October 2013.
Jun 28, 2016 20:17 pm UTC| Insights & Views
Greece, the refugee crisis, and now Brexit. The German Foreign Offices first reaction the day after the UKs vote to leave the EU in a referendum came in the form of a tweet: We are off now to an Irish pub to get...