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Writing a Biography: The Story of Bismarck

Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
Jonathan Steinberg (University of Pennsylvania)


Date/Time: 04/13/11 at 4:30 pm - 04/13/11 at 6:00 pm

Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on “Writing a Biography: The Story of Bismarck,â€? on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 2 Robertson Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by April 12 to Audrey Mainzer at or (609) 258-5978.**
Steinberg has written on 20th-century Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland and also prepared the official report on Deutsche Bank’s gold transactions in the World War II that appeared in 1999. In 2003, he completed European History and European Lives, 1715 to 1914, a 36-part series of biographies produced by The Teaching Company. His teaching covers modern Europe since 1789 with specialization in the German and Austrian Empires, Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and modern Jewish history. Ph.D. Cambridge University.

The Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society is directed by Harold James (history and international affairs).
For more information, contact Audrey Mainzer at or (609) 258-5978.

Category: PIIRS