Lecture: Dr. Thomas Grischany

Austrian Soldiers in the German Wehrmacht During World War II

Thomas Grischany
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

When: Monday, March 16, 2009 12:30—1:30 p.m.
Where: Liberal Arts Building, Room 197

Thomas Grischany received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2007. Previously he studied in his native Austria (University of Vienna; Diplomatic Academy) and in Germany (University of Hamburg). His dissertation is entitled The Austrians in the German Wehrmacht, 1938-45, and he contributed articles on similar topics to the Austrian History Yearbook (2007), Contemporary Austrian Studies (2009), and Zeitgeschichte (forthcoming).

Grischany’s research focuses on German nationalism, National Socialism, and the Third Reich. He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Arkansas, where he teaches courses on European and German History.

r Grischany will also present a Lagniappe Lecture at the National World War II Museum:

The Memory of World War II in Austria and the Civil War in the American South – A Comparison

When: Sunday, March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: The National World War II Museun