Jürgen Kocka: European Integration and It's Present Crisis

European Integration and It's Present Crisis

Jügen Kocka received the Holberg Prize in 2011. As former president of the Social Science Research Center Berlin (2001–2007), Kocka is a major figure in the new Social History, as represented by the Bielefeld School. He has focused his research on the history of employees in large German and American businesses and on the history of the European bourgeoisie. Presently he is a Permanent Fellow of the International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at the Humboldt University Berlin and Senior Fellow of the Center for Research on Contemporary History Potsdam. As a Visiting Professor he teaches regularly at UCLA.

The Lecture was held on 5 May, 2014, at the University of Agder, in Kristiansand. It was the second of the Holberg Anniversary Lectures 2014.

The Holberg Anniversary Lectures 2014

As a part of the ten-year anniversary celebration of the Holberg Prize, five Laureates were invited to hold guest lectures at Norwegian Universities during fall 2014.