Prof. Berg's office hours

During the current summer semester (2019) Professor Berg is observing a research semester. Office hours will be held on the following dates or by appointment.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11am-1pm

Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 11am-1pm

History Department, Room 041



New Publications by and on Prof. Dr. Ber

  • Review: Turda, Marius, and Maria Sophia Quine, Historicizing Race. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018, in: History: Reviews of New Books, Vol 47:1 (2019), 22-23. Read
  • Interview for WDR ZeitZeichen on Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton gin, 1793 (28.10.2018). Listen to
  • Article "Wut, Recht und Ordnung. Amerikas Rechtsruck begann 1968 - als Richard Nixon Präsident wurde", in: DIE ZEIT (25.10.2018). Read
  • Interview for WDR ZeitZeichen on occasion of the 80th anniversary of Edward Mandell House's death (28.03.2018). Listen to
  • Interview for SWR aktuell: "Aufstand der Schüler - Kommt in den USA die Waffen-Wende? (23.02.2018). Listen to

For older announcements see our archive.



Mailing Address:

University of Heidelberg
Department of History
Prof. Dr. Manfred Berg
Grabengasse 3-5
69117 Heidelberg


Phone: +49 (0) 62 21 / 54 - 24 77
Fax: +49 (0) 62 21 / 54 - 24 49

Office Hours (Secretary):
Monday-Friday, 10.00am-14.00pm
Room 042

How to find us:

The Curt Engelhorn Chair in American History is part of the Department of History. Our building is located in the center of the Old Town on the corner of Grabengasse and Seminarstraße, next to the University Library.

Lageplan Historisches SeminarBy Public Transportation (from Heidelberg Main Station)

Take Bus 32 from the bus stop north of the main station towards Altstadt/Uniplatz. Get off the bus at Universiätsplatz. Follow the street for about 100m to the next crossing. You will find the Department of History (Historisches Seminar) to your left.


By Car (from A5 Karlsruhe-Frankfurt)

Leave A5 at exit "Kreuz Heidelberg" and follow A659 towards Heidelberg. Take exit "Schloss/Zentrum" and proceed in this direction for 3km. Turn left for underground parking P11.

Two handicap accessible parking spaces are located in front of the department's main entrance.

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