"History as a Way of Life: Jürgen Kocka in Conversation with Klaus Larres" at Library of Congress on May 18
Two distinguished historians will discuss German and American historiography at the Library of Congress on May 18 in a program titled "History as a Way of Life: Jürgen Kocka in Conversation with Klaus Larres."
The discussion will start at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, in the Whittall Pavilion on the ground level of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington D.C. Sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center at the Library, the event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are needed.
The historians will focus on Kocka’s contributions to the rise of social history, which became the dominant force in contemporary history on both sides of the Atlantic. Kocka will also illuminate the continuing benefits of studying history in the 21st century.
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