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prof. dr. T.H. Weir

Professor Geschiedenis van het Christendom

Past posts:

2015-2016    Senior Lecturer in Modern European History, Queen’s University Belfast

2007-2015    Lecturer in Modern European History, Queen’s University Belfast

2006            Director, Berlin Semester Abroad Program, University of Washington.

2006            Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington.

2004-2005    Visiting Lecturer, Humboldt Universität, Berlin.

1997-1998    Assistant researcher, Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam.

1991-1993    Co-founder, manager and fundraiser, Parallel, a Czech-American Arts Exchange, San Francisco.

1989-1991    Program Officer, Foundation for Social Innovations, an operating foundation supporting civil society development in the USSR/Russia, San Francisco.


2005              Columbia University, New York City, PhD in Modern European History.

2000              Columbia University, New York City, MPhil in Modern European History.

1998              Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Magister in Modern History and Cultural Studies

1989              Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, BA with honors in Development Studies.

Research Awards and Fellowships:

2016               Principle convener of a 2017 British Academy Conference: “Defending the faith: Religious and Secularist Apologetics in Twentieth-Century Politics”

2015               Associate Member, Center for Religion and Modernity, Münster University

2015               Grants from the Royal Historical Society, the German History Society, and the Journal of Contemporary History for the international symposium “Europe’s Interwar Kulturkampf: Transnational Struggles over Secularism”

2014               Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS)

2013               Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship

2012               Arts and Humanities Research Council: Early Career Research Fellowship

2012               Historisches Kolleg, Munich: Residential Fellowship

2011               British Academy Small Research Grant

2009               Residential fellowship and Visiting Scholar in the Society of Scholars, Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington, Seattle

2009               Grants from the Wiles Trust, the German History Society, and the British Association for the History of Science for the 2009 international conference “The Monist Century 1845-1945: Science, Secularism and Worldview”

2008               Research stipend, German Academic Exchange Service

2002-04          Research Fellow, Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2001-02          Research stipend, German Academic Exchange Service

1998               4-year doctoral fellowship, Columbia University

1997-98          M.A. scholarship, Luftbrückendank Foundation, City of Berlin

Teaching Awards:

2010                H-German syllabus contest for best module on Nazi/Holocaust history

2010                Teaching enhancement grant from Queen’s University (£2,500)

2007                Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, York, UK

Academic Service:

2015                 Founder and convener of the international research network “Socialism and Religion in the Twentieth Century” with partners at universities in Milan, Paris, Bochum, Münster, Bamberg, Wesleyan, Rutgers, Fribourg, Castilla-La Mancha, Dublin.

2012-2015         Scholarship assessor for National Universities of Ireland

2011                 Founding member of the Religious Studies Research Forum, QUB

2008                 Convener of a year-long public history event series “Turning Point 1968”, Queen’s University Belfast

Since 2008        Manuscript reviewer for Palgrave Macmillan (Culture & Media Studies, Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History), Labour History Review, German History, Central European History, Journal of Religion in Europe.

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Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 38
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands

Department Christianity and History of Ideas

Job title:
Assoc. Professor