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Prof Jonathan Osmond 

Education & Qualifications

1971-73 and 1974-75 The Queen’s College, Oxford

1973-74 Hamburg University

1975-76 Munich University

1976-77 and 1978-79 St Antony’s College, Oxford

1977-78 Munich University

BA (Oxon.) 1975

MA DPhil (Oxon.) 1987

Career Overview

1977‑78 Theodor Heuss Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Institute of Bavarian History Munich

1979-93 Lecturer in History, Leicester University

1993 Visiting Professor, Central European University Budapest

1993 Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Humboldt University Berlin

1994-96 Professor of Modern European History, Cardiff University

1996-2006 Head of the Cardiff School of History and Archaeology

2007 Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Potsdam University

2007-12 Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Students, Cardiff University

2011 Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Potsdam University

Teaching Profile

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in modern European history, particularly German and Spanish history

Membership and External Activity

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Chair of Commissioning Group for National History Museum, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Notable Achievements

Acquisition of the Cardiff Rare Books collection for Cardiff University Library 2010


Conference "Die andere Moderne? Bildwelten in der DDR - Perspektiven einer Neubewertung", Weimar October 2012

German Studies Association, Louisville 2011

German Studies Association, Oakland 2010

Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag, Marburg 2009

German Studies Association, St Paul 2008

International Conference on Urban History, Stockholm 2006

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bamberg 1999 American Historical Association, Seattle 1998

Universities Art Association of Canada, Vancouver 1997