MA University of Hamburg, 1980
Dr. Phil. University of Hamburg, 1989
Habil. Technical University of Berlin, 2000
Karen Hagemann teaches Modern German and European history, military history and women’s and gender history from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth century. Her most recent monograph Revisiting Prussia’s Wars against Napoleon: History, Culture, and Memory was published with Cambridge University Press in 2015 and won the Hans Rosenberg Prize for the best book in Central European History in 2016 by the Central European History Society. A German edition titled Umkämpftes Gedächtnis: Die Antinapoleonischen Kriege in der deutschen Erinnerung was published in 2019 with Schöningh. The volume Gendering Post-1945 German History: Entanglements, coedited with Donna Harsch and Friederike Brühöfener, was published by Berghahn Books in the spring 2019. The Oxford Handbook of Gender and War since 1600, coedited with Stefan Dudink and Sonya O. Rose, will be published by Oxford University Press in the fall 2020. Currently she is working on a monograph titled The Forgotten Soldiers: Women, the Military and War in Modern European History to be published in German and English.
Recent Public Engagements
Some Notable Publications
- Oxford Handbook of Gender and War since 1600, ed. with Stefan Dudink and Sonya O. Rose (Oxford University Press, 2020)
- Umkämpftes Gedächtnis: Die Antinapoleonischen Kriege in der deutschen Erinnerung (Schöningh, 2019)
- Gendering Post-1945 German History: Entanglements, ed. with Donna Harsch and Friederike Brühöfener (Berghahn Books, 2019)
- War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, ed. with Alan Forrest and Michael Rowe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
- Revisiting Prussia’s Wars against Napoleon: History, Culture, and Memory (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
- Halbtags oder Ganztags: Zeitpolitiken von Kinderbetreuung und Schule nach 1945 im europäischen Vergleich, ed. with Konrad H. Jarausch (Beltz-Juventa, 2015)
Courses Taught (as schedule allows)
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