Prof. Berg's office hours

During the semester break:

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 11am-1pm

Tuesday, September 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.


For Students

Welcome to the the student section of this website. This site contains useful information for students of American History as well as dates and times for courses and exams. If you have any questions, please contact one of our Teaching Assistants.


3 places for study during the academic year 2019/2020 at the Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio
Deadline for applications: 21st February, 2019
For information regarding the stipend, expectations and application procedure see the official announcement.








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