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Dr Peter Grieder

Lecturer in 20th-Century History

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

Peter Grieder is a lecturer in 20th-century history. He did both his BA and PhD at Cambridge University. He went on to lecture at Magdalen College, Oxford, and UCL before taking up a permanent position at the University of Hull in 2000. His book, The German Democratic Republic, was selected by the respected magazine Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title of 2013.

Book

The German Democratic Republic

Grieder, P. The German Democratic Republic. The University of Hull

Book Chapter

When Your Neighbour Changes His Wallpaper: The 'Gorbachev Factor' and the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic

Grieder, P. When Your Neighbour Changes His Wallpaper: The 'Gorbachev Factor' and the Collapse of the German Democratic Republic. The University of Hull

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Grieder's field of research expertise is the history of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), also known as East Germany. He is qualified to supervise Masters or PhD dissertations within this area between 1945 and 1990. Topics may be political or social in nature. He is also able to supervise MA and PhD research on the political history of the Third Reich between 1933 and 1945, and West Germany between 1945 and 1990. Finally, he is prepared to supervise MA and MRes dissertations on Communism in the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1991, and Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1989. Completed PhD supervisions - Kate Boyce, Women's Discontent in the German Democratic Republic During the Honecker Era, University of Hull, 2006 - Claire Hall, The Gestapo Spy Network, 1933-1945, University of Hull, 2007 - Alan McDougall, The Free German Youth Movement, 1946-1968, D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2001 - Josie McLellan, Remembering Spain: The Contested History of the International Brigades in the German Democratic Republic, D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2001 Current PhD supervisions - Sally Fulker, The Role of the Churches in the Welfare Provision of the German Democratic Republic, 1978-1990 - John Nicholls, Dark Wave: The Emergence, Culture, Impact and Repression of the Gothic Anti-Movement in the German Democratic Republic, 1981-1989 - Victoria Taylor (NECAH student), The Nazification of the Luftwaffe