Mark Jones

Mark Jones

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Historian Mark Jones discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Mark William Jones is Assistant Professor in History at University College Dublin. He is among the leading English language historians of modern Germany and a recognized authority on the history of the Weimar Republic. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time and Irish radio’s Talking History. Mark was educated at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Tübingen, and Cambridge University. He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy and has held visiting fellowships at the Free University of Berlin and Bielefeld University. He will speak at the Hay Festival in 2023. Advance praise for his book, 1923. The Forgotten Crisis in the Year of Hitler’s Beerhall Putsch describes it as ‘gripping’ (Alexander Watson), ‘fascinating’ (Katja Hoyer), ‘masterful’ (Robert Kershaw), and ‘scary’ (Peter Fritzsche).

  1. The deportation of Jews from Munich in Autumn 1923

  2. Model Railway Museum in Hamburg

  3. Rommel in 1942

  4. German grunge rock bands

  5. The island of Rügen

  6. Victor Klemperer’s book the Language of the Third Reich

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