Université de Strasbourg

Peter Itzen

Peter Itzen

Peter has studied history and public law at the universities of Bonn, Freiburg and Glasgow. He received his Magister degree in 2002 with a study on Oliver Cromwell’s conception of rule during the English Commonwealth and Protectorate in the 17th century. From 2002 to 2005 he worked as a journalist with the “Ostsee-Zeitung” in Rostock and Wismar. From 2006 to 2010 he has been engaged in a PhD-project on the history of the politics of the Church of England from 1945-1990. This research had been financed by scholarships by the Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V. and the German Historical Institute. From 2010 on, he has been employed as lecturer at the Department of History at Frei- burg University.

As part of his fellowship, Peter Itzen is working on the project Soldiers out of control: An en- tangled history of accidents in the French and German military, 1920-1970, together with his collaborator Anne Rasmussen.

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