ABOUT THE AUTHORS.
Guya Accornero is an advanced research fellow at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia. She has published articles in journals such as West European Politics, Democratization, and Análise Social. Her monograph "The Revolution before the Revolution: Student Protest and Political Process at the End of the Portuguese Dictatorship" is forthcoming from Berghahn Books.
Lorena Anton is Junior Assistant in Anthropology at the Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest, where she founded a Research Group on Memory Studies. Her current research interests are on the memory of Communism in Europe, and the relation between this and the EU’s politics of identity.
Timothy Brown is Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern University. A two-time Fulbright recipient, his work has appeared in the American Historical Review, the German Studies Review, and Contemporary European History. He is the author of "Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance" (2009), and is currently working on a monograph entitled "1968: West Germany in the World."
Christoph Becker-Schaum is the director of the Green Memory Archive of Heinrich-Böll-Foundation and lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. He has previously taught courses on European parties and party systems at the Otto-Suhr-Institute Of Political Science at the Free University of Berlin. His publications include "Arnold Herrmann Ludwig Heeren. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Geschichtswissenschaft zwischen Aufklärung und Historismus" (1993); "Von der Protestbewegung zur demokratischen Alternative. Die Grünen Hessen 1979-2004," in: Helmut Berding and Klaus Eiler, eds., Hessen. 60 Jahre Demokratie. Beiträge zum Landesjubiläum (2006), 151-187.
Samantha Christiansen is an instructor at Northeastern University. Her research interests focus on youth and student mobilizations in South Asia and Europe and international Left politics. She has also taught at Independent University Bangladesh.
Belinda Davis, associate professor of history at Rutgers University, is author of Home Fires Burning: Food, Politics, and Everyday Life in World War I Berlin (Chapel Hill, 2000) and co-editor with T. Lindenberger and M. Wildt of Alltag—Erfahrung—Eigensinn: Historisch-anthropologische Erkundungen (Frankfurt am Main and New York, 2008). She is currently completing a book on “The Internal Life of Politics: The ‘New Left’ in West Germany, 1962–1983.”
Donatella Della Porta is Professor of Sociology at the European University Institute. Her recent publications include "Globalization from Below" (University of Minnesota Press, 2006); "Quale Europa? Europeizzazione, identità e conflitti" (Il Mulino, 2006); "Social Movements: an Introduction" (2nd edition, Blackwell, 2006) and "Transnational Protest and Global Activism" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
Olivier Fillieule is a professor of political sociology at Lausanne University’s Research Centre on Political Action (CRAPUL) and senior researcher at CNRS-CESSP, Paris 1-Sorbonne. Among his recent books is "Demonstrations", coauthored with Danielle Tartakowsky.
Philipp Gassert is Chair of Contemporary History at the University of Mannheim (Germany). He has previously taught as DAAD Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and as Professor of Transatlantic Cultural History at the University of Augsburg. He also served as Deputy Director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. and Sir Peter Ustinov Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna. His research interests include 20th century transatlantic history, European visions of the United States, post-1945 European history (with a particular focus on the memory of Nazism and the Holocaust). In recent years his work has focused on the 1980s European peace movements and Cold War dissent. His most recent publication is a book on War and Democracy in the United States (Amerikas Kriege, published in German 2014).
Thomas Ekman Jorgensen received his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, in 2004. He has published a number of articles on the left in the 1960s and 1970s, on comparative European history and on youth movements around the Great War. In 2008, he published "1968 – og det der fulgte" (1968 – and that which came after) together with Steven L. B. Jensen. He presently lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.
Martin Klimke is an associate professor of history at New York University Abu Dhabi and an associated faculty member in the Department of History at New York University. In addition, he is an affiliated researcher at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at the University of Heidelberg and in Transatlantic Cultural History (TCH) at the University of Augsburg, Germany. Klimke is currently working on the nuclear crisis and the Cold War of the 1980s, and is writing a transnational biography of Petra Kelly, international peace activist and co-founder of the German Green Party.
Hara Kouki ia a historian and a PhD candidate in the Law Department at Birkbeck College, London. She has graduated in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens and also holds a master in Film and History from the University of Kent and a master of research in History and Civilization from the European University Institute in Florence. For her doctoral work and other projects, Hara has conducted extensive research in Moscow, Athens, London, Paris and Amsterdam, while her research interests lie in the history of human rights and political mobilisation in the post war world.
Kostis Kornetis studied History, War Studies and Film in Munich, London and New York. He received his PhD in History and Civilization from the European University Institute, Florence. From 2007 to 2012 he taught at the History Department at Brown University. Currently he is an Assistant Professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University. He has worked extensively on the history and memory of the 1960s, the methodology of oral history and the use of film as a source for social and cultural history.
Carla MacDougall is an instructor in the Department of History at Simon Fraser University. She received her Ph.D. in 2011 from Rutgers University in New Jersey with a dissertation entitled "Cold War Capital: Contested Urbanity in West Berlin, 1963-1989."
Birgit Maier-Katkin is Associate Professor of German at Florida State University. She is author of "Silence and Acts of Memory: A Postwar Discourse on Literature, History, Anna Seghers, and Women in the Third Reich" (Bucknell University Press, 2007).
Wilfried Mausbach is the Executive Director of the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at the University of Heidelberg. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cologne where he studied History, Political Science, and Philosophy. He has been a research fellow at the GHI in Washington, D.C., and has held assistant professorships in history at both the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Free University Berlin and Heidelberg University. He is currently working on a book about Germany and the Vietnam War.
Pierre Monforte is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester. He received his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Université de Montréal. His research explores the dynamics of protest for migrants’ rights in France, Germany, Canada and the UK.
Nikolaos Papadogiannis obtained his PhD in History from the University of Cambridge in 2010. In 2012 and 2013 he worked as an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Transnational History of the University of St Andrews. His research interests include youth cultures, tourism, gender and sexuality. His articles are published or forthcoming in international journals such as the European History Quarterly, Contemporary European History, European Review and the Journal of Modern Greek Studies. He is currently working on a monograph that explores the history of young tourists from West Germany in the 1960s-1980s.
Jacco Pekelder studied history at Utrecht University, where in 1998 he finished a dissertation on the Netherlands’ relations with the German Democratic Republic (published in German: "Die Niederlande und die DDR: Bildformung und Beziehungen, 1949-1989," 2002). From 2002 to 2007 he was research coordinator of the Germany Institute at Amsterdam University (DIA). Since late 2007 he is lecturer at the History Department of Utrecht University. His research centers on the societal impact of leftwing political violence in Germany in the 1970s.
Gianni Piazza is Assistant Professor at the University of Catania, where he teaches Political Science and Public Policy Analysis. He is the Co-Editor of the scientific journal "Partecipazione e Conflitto" and the Co-Responsible of the SISP Standing Group on "Social Movements and Political Participation." He is the author of "La città degli affari" (1994), "Sindaci e politiche in Sicilia" (1998), the co-author of "Politiche e partecipazione" (2004), "Protests and Arguments: The Citizens' Committees' Campaigns Against Traffic in Four Italian Cities" (2005) and "Le ragioni del no" (2008).
Susanne Rinner is a literary scholar and her research and teaching centers around cultural memory, social movements, and transnational relationships in contemporary fiction and film. She studied at the Freie Universität Berlin, Washington University in St. Louis, and Georgetown University in Washington DC. She is the author of numerous articles and, most recently, edited a special volume of German poetry with translations into English for the journal International Poetry Review.
Eduardo Romanos is a Juan de la Cierva research fellow in the Department of Sociology at the Public University of Navarre, Spain. He received his PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence, and has been fellow at research centres in Amsterdam, Groningen and Trento. His main research interests are in the areas of social movements and political ideologies. He has published on the history of the Spanish anarchist movement, particularly during the Francoist dictatorship.
Zachary Scarlett is an instructor of history at Northeastern University, where he is also a Ph.D. candidate. A specialist of modern Chinese history, Zachary's research ranges from questions about how global discourses are composed and incorporated into protest movements, to an interest in student radicalism in the 20th century. Zachary's dissertation focuses on global narrativity in China's Cultural Revolution, for which he conducted research in Beijing in 2010 and 2011.
Joachim Scharloth is a professor of applied linguistics at the Department of German at the Technische Universität Dresden. His research concentrates on the history of language, socio-linguistics, social movements, as well as discourse semanticsHe is the author of "Sprachnormen und Mentalitaeten. Sprachbewusstseinsgeschichte in Deutschland im Zeitraum von 1766 und 1785" (2005) and co-editor of "1968. Handbuch zur Kultur- und Mediengeschichte" (2007), as well as "1968 in Europe" (2008). His most recent book is "1968. Eine Kommunikationsgeschichte" (2011).
Erling Sivertsen is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Media and Journalism at Volda University College, where he teaches media studies courses and history of photography. He has worked on media and politics; the relationship between media framing of events and questions raised in the Norwegian Parliament; the framing of financial institutions by the media; and the framing of politicians in press photography the last twenty-five years. For the last years his focal point of research has been on the use of camera phone by journalist and citizen journalist.
Nathan Stoltzfus is Associate Professor of History at Florida State University. His most recent publication, co-edited with Henry Friedlander, is "Nazi Crimes and the Law" (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
Quinn Slobodian is Associate Professor of History at Wellesley College and has held residencies at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the Center for Contemporary History Potsdam, and Freie Universität Berlin. He is the author of "Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany" (Duke University Press, 2012).
Simon Teune works at the Social Science Research Center, Berlin. His research interests are social movements, protest, and culture. He is a Fellow of the Hans-Boeckler-Stiftung and his dissertation focuses on the communication strategies of global justice groups during the anti-G8 protests in Germany 2007. He is co-editor of "Nur Clowns und Chaoten?", which explores the media event of the Heiligendamm protests (Campus, 2008).
Rolf Werenskjold is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Media and Journalism at Volda University College, where he teaches media studies and courses in international media history. His recent publications include articles on Norwegian Foreign News and foreign correspondents; news coverage of the global revolts on Norwegian Television News and in the dailies in 1968. His most recent publications include "The Revolution Will Be Televised: The Global 1968 Revolts on Norwegian Television News" and "Chronology of Protest Events in Europe 1968" (in: Between Prague Spring and French May. Opposition and Revolt in Europe, 1960-1980, ed. by Martin Klimke, et al. New York 2008); "That’s the Way it is? Medienes rolle i proteståret 1968" (2012).