Annika Mombauer

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Annika Mombauer (born 1967) is a historian best known for her work on General Helmuth von Moltke the Younger. She is a Senior Lecturer in Modern European History in the History Department at the Open University in Great Britain, and Associate Dean (Research) for the Arts Faculty.

Career[edit]

Mombauer studied history at the Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität (University of Münster) in Münster, Germany, and at the University of Sussex where she was awarded a D.Phil in History in 1998. She joined the Open University staff in 1998 as Lecturer in Modern European History. In 2003, she also became a visiting fellow at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, Australia.[1]

From 2006 until 2011 she was the Secretary of the German History Society[1], and is currently (as of 2014) a member of the Editorial Board of 1914-1918 Online (Encyclopedia of the First World War)[2].[2] She chaired the Open University department’s Research Steering Group and the departmental REF panel until December 2013.[1]

Media[edit]

Mombauer was a contributor to Michael Portillo's documentary about the causes of World War I, The Great War of Words, broadcast by BBC Radio 4 in February 2014.[3]

Mombauer was a contributor to Max Hastings' documentary about the causes of World War I, The Necessary War, broadcast by BBC 2 in February 2014.[4]

Selected works[edit]

  • Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • The Origins of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus. Longman, 2002.
  • Die Julikrise. Europas Weg in den Ersten Weltkrieg (The July Crisis, Europe's Way to the First World War), published by C. H. Beck Verlag, Munich, 2014, 128 pp., 978-3-406-66108-2
  • The Battle of the Marne, 1914. A comparative history, 2014 Cambridge University Press.

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