Anna von der Goltz

Anna von der Goltz
Associate Professor
 

Associate Professor


Anna von der Goltz is Associate Professor of German History. She holds a joint appointment in SFS and the History Department. Before coming to Georgetown, she was based in the United Kingdom. She received her D. Phil from the University of Oxford in 2007 and held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oxford and at the University of Cambridge. Her first monograph Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis (Oxford University Press, 2009) won the Wiener Library’s Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History. She also edited “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation”: Conflicts of ‘Generation Building’ and Europe’s ‘1968’ (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2011). Her current research investigates responses to political, social, and cultural change amongst a plethora of West German conservative groups in the 1960s and 1970s.


Areas of Expertise: Germany, protest movements, memory, oral history, 1968.

  • D. Phil (2007) University of Oxford, Modern History
  • M. Phil (2003) University of Oxford, Modern European History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (2001) University of Sussex

Publications

Anna von der Goltz. Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Anna von der Goltz, ed. ’Talkin’ ’bout my generation: conflicts of generation building and Europe’s ’1968’. Goettingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011.

Anna von der Goltz. "Making sense of East Germany’s 1968: multiple trajectories and contrasting memories ." Memory Studies 6.1 (2013): 53-69.

James Mark and Anna von der Goltz. "Encounters." Europe’s 1968: Voices of Revolt. Ed. Robert Gildea, James Mark, Anette Warring. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013: 131-163

James Mark, Anna von der Goltz, Anette Warring. "Reflections." Europe’s 1968: Voices of Revolt. Ed. Robert Gildea, James Mark, Anette Warring. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013: 283-325

Piotr Oseka, Polymeris Voglis, and Anna von der Goltz. "Families." Europe’s 1968: Voices of Revolt. Ed. Robert Gildea, James Mark, Anette Warring. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013: 46-71

Anna von der Goltz. "A polarized generation? Conservative students and West Germany’s ’1968’." “Talkin’ ‘bout my generation”: Conflicts of generation building and Europe’s ‘1968’. Ed. Anna von der Goltz. Goettingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011: 195-215

Anna von der Goltz. "Introduction: Generational belonging and the ’68ers’ in Europe." “Talkin’ ‘bout my generation”: Conflicts of generation building and Europe’s ‘1968’. Ed. Anna von der Goltz. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011: 7-28

Anna von der Goltz. "Eine Gegen-Generation von „1968“? Politische Polarisierung und konservative Mobilisierung an westdeutschen Universitäten." Die 1970er Jahre – auch ein schwarzes Jahrzehnt? Politisierungs- und Mobilisierungsprozesse zwischen rechter Mitte und extremer Rechter in Italien und der Bundesrepublik 1967-1982. Ed. M. Livi, D. Schmidt and M. Sturm . Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2010: 73-90

Anna von der Goltz. "Die Macht des Hindenburg-Mythos: Politik, Propaganda und Popularität im Ersten Weltkrieg." Die Macht des Populären: Politik und populäre Kultur im 20. Jahrhundert. Ed. V. Borsó, C. Liermann and P. Merziger . Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2010: 31-56

Anna von der Goltz. "’Generations of 68ers: Age-related constructions of identity and Germany’s ’1968’." Cultural and Social History 8.4 (2011): 473-491.

Anna von der Goltz and Robert Gildea. "’Flawed Saviours’: the myths of Hindenburg and Pétain." European History Quarterly 39.3 (2009): 439-64 .

Anna Menge. "The Iron Hindenburg – a Popular Icon of Weimar Germany." German History 26.3 (2008): 357-82 .