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Visiting Fellow / Oliver Zimmer

Oliver Zimmer

Research Topics

European History in the long Nineteenth Century

Education and Academic Employment

2014 Professor, University of Oxford
2005-2014 Associate Professor, University of Oxford
1999 Assistant Professor, University of Durham, UK
1999 PhD in Modern History, London School of Economics and Political Science
1994 MPhil in Modern History, University of Zurich

Research Fields of Interest

  • Nationalism
  • Religion
  • Urban History
  • Liberalism and Citizenship
  • The Experience of Time and Technology

Selected Publications

  1. Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State (Oxford University Press, 2013).
  2. 'Beneath the "culture war": Corpus Christi processions and mutual accommodation in the Second German Empire' . The Journal of Modern History 82 (2010) , 288-334
  3. Ed. with Len Scales, Power and the Nation in European History (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
  4. Nationalism in Europe 1890 – 1940 (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2003)
  5. A contested Nation: History, Memory and Nationalism in Switzerland, 1760 – 1891 (Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Honors

2004-2005
& 2010
Fellow of the Humboldt Foundation
2015-2017 Major Research Fellowship, The Leverhulme Trust

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