Andreas Hilger (Hamburg)

PD Dr. Andreas Hilger
Univesität Hamburg

Research Interests

International History (19th – 21st centuries)
Soviet/Russian, German, and South Asian History (19th – 21st centuries)
Intelligence studies

Education

 2015 Habilitation treatise, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, “Soviet-Indian relations, 1941-1966. Communism, Decolonization, and Cold War” (publication forthcoming)
1998 Ph.D. in History, Cologne University, “German Prisoners of War in the Soviet Union, 1941-1956”
1996 Master of Arts, subjects Modern History, East European History, Slavonic Studies
Undergraduate and graduate studies at the Universities of Cologne and Volgograd

Research and Teaching Positions

Since 2016 Scientific Coordinator German-Russian Project “Soviet and German Prisoners of War and Internees”, German Historical Institute, Moscow
2016 Acting Professor of Modern History, University Heidelberg
2011 – 2015 Research Fellow University Marburg, Independent Historical Commission on the history of the West German intelligence service since 1945
2009 – 2011 Lecturer Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg
2005 – 2008 Research Grants Gerda Henkel Foundation and German Historical Institutes Moscow and London for habilitation project, Soviet Indian relations, 1941-1966.
1999 – 2004 Research fellow Hannah-Arendt-Institute, Dresden, and University of Cologne

Selected Publications

Books Die sowjetisch-indischen Beziehungen 1941 – 1966. Imperiale Agenda und nationale Identität in der Ära von Dekolonisierung und Kaltem Krieg, Cologne 2017/2018.
“Das ist kein Gerücht, sondern echt.” Der BND und der “Prager Frühling” 1968, Marburg 2014.
Deutsche Kriegsgefangene in der Sowjetunion, 1941-1956. Kriegsgefangenenpolitik, Lageralltag und Erinnerung, Essen 2000.
Edited Volumes India in the world since 1947. National and Transnational Perspectives, Frankfurt/Main 2012 (together with Corinna Unger).
GDR and Soviet bloc-policy towards India, 1971-1989: New German evidence. Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP), 2011, www.php.isn.ethz.ch (together with Roland Popp, Shana Goldberg, Anna Locher und Matthias Pintsch).
Die Sowjetunion und die Dritte Welt. UdSSR, Staatssozialismus und Antikolonialismus im Kalten Krieg, 1945-1991, München 2009.
Indo-Soviet relations: New Russian and German evidence. Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP), 2008-2009, www.php.isn.ethz.ch (together with Anna Locher, Roland Popp, Shana Goldberg und Matthias Pintsch).
Articles Communism, de-colonization, and the Third World, in: Norman Naimark, Silvio Pons und Sophie Quinn-Judge (Hg.), The Cambridge History of Communism, Vol. 2, Cambridge 2017, S. 317-340.
1967. Lenins Erben und die nationale Revolution in der Dritten Welt, in: Jan C. Behrends/Nikolaus Katzer/Thomas Lindenberger (Hg.), 100 Jahre Roter Oktober. Zur Weltgeschichte der Russischen Revolution, Berlin 2017, S. 159-178.
The Soviet Union and the Sino-Indian border war, 1962 In: Lorenz Lüthi, Amit Das Gupta (Hg.), The Sino-Indian war of 1962. New perspectives, Oxford 2017, S. 142-159.
Area Studies in times of Global war: Indology in the Soviet Union, in: Steffi Marung, Torsten Loschke und Katja Naumann (Hg.), Area Studies in East and West, Leipzig 2017 – forthcoming.
Sie bringen das Licht der Sowjetkultur – Literaturbeziehungen zwischen der UdSSR und Indien, 1945-1964, in: Martin Aust und Julia Obertreis (Hg.), Osteuropäische Geschichte und Globalgeschichte, Stuttgart 2014, pp. 197-219.
Building a socialist elite? Khrushchev’s Soviet Union and Elite formation in India, in: Marc Frey, Jost Dülffer (eds.), Elites and decolonization in the Twentieth century, Basingstoke 2011, pp. 262-286.
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