Professor Anthony McElligott An tOllamh Anthony McElligott


Paper Title –The Promise of 1916: Radicalism, Radicalisation and Resettlement 1916-2016

Teideal an Pháipéir –The Promise of 1916: Radicalism, Radicalisation and Resettlement 1916-2016

Anthony McElligott is founding Professor of History and Head of Department at the University of Limerick, which he joined in 2002. Among his principal publications are Rethinking the Weimar Republic: Authority and Authoritarianism. 1916-1936 (2014); The German Urban Experience 1900-1945: Modernity and Crisis (2001) and Contested City: Municipal Politics and the Rise of Nazism in Altona 1917-1937. He is editor with Klaus Weinhauer and Kirsten Heinsohn, Germany 1916-1923: A Revolution in Context (Transcript Verlag, 2015), and with Jeffery Herf, Anti-Semitism Before and Since the Holocaust-Altered Contexts and Recent Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan in press, 2017). He is currently researching the destruction of the Jewish Communities of the Eastern Aegean in 1944 for a book: The Last Transport: The Holocaust in the Eastern Aegean, to be published by Bloomsbury in 2017. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1999 and Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2015.

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Is é Anthony McElligott Ollamh bunaithe na Staire agus Ceann na Rannóige in Ollscoil Luimnigh, áit a ndeachaigh sé ag obair in 2002. I measc na bpríomhfhoilseachán atá aige tá Rethinking the Weimar Republic: Authority and Authoritarianism. 1916-1936 (2014); The German Urban Experience 1900-1945: Modernity and Crisis (2001) agus Contested City: Municipal Politics and the Rise of Nazism in Altona 1917-1937. Tá sé ina eagarthóir i dteannta Klaus Weinhauer agus Kirsten Heinsohn, Germany 1916-1923: A Revolution in Context (Transcript Verlag, 2015), agus i dteannta Jeffery Herf, Anti-Semitism Before and Since the Holocaust-Altered Contexts and Recent Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan ag na clódóirí, 2017). Tá sé i mbun taighde faoi láthair ar scriosadh Phobail na nGiúdach de Réigiún na Mara Aeigéiche Thoir in 1944 do leabhar: The Last Transport: The Holocaust in the Eastern Aegean, a fhoilseoidh Bloomsbury in 2017. Toghadh é ina Chomhalta den Chumann Staire Ríoga in 1999 agus ina Chomhalta d’Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann in 2015.

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