Jan Vermeiren

Jan Vermeiren is Lecturer in Modern German History at the University of East Anglia. He studied History, Politics, and German Literature in Berlin and London, and holds a PhD in European Studies from University College London. Jan is particularly interested in the history of German nationalism and geopolitical thought, the Habsburg Monarchy, the First World War, and questions of European integration.


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Publications focusing on the history of the idea of Europe


  • Jan Vermeiren and Matthew D’Auria (eds.), The Great War and the Idea of Europe (in preparation).

Articles and chapters

  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Kultur vs. Zivilisation: The European Idea in Wartime Germany’, in Jan Vermeiren and Matthew D’Auria (eds.), The Great War and the Idea of Europe (in preparation).
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Problèmes et perspectives d’une histoire de l’idée européenne de la Révolution française au Printemps des peuples (1789-1848/49)’, Canadian Journal of History / Annales canadiennes d’histoire, 50/1 (Spring/Summer, 2015) [forthcoming].
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Nation-State and Empire in German Political Thought: Europe and the Myth of the Reich’, in V. Dini and M. D’Auria (eds.), The Space of Crisis: Images and Ideas of Europe in the Age of Crisis, 1914-1945 (New York: Lang, 2013), pp. 135-60.
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Imperium Europaeum: Rudolf Pannwitz and the German Idea of Europe’, in M. Hewitson and M. D’Auria (eds.), Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European Idea, 1917-1957 (Oxford: Berghahn, 2012), pp. 135-54.


Publications focusing on other issues


  • Jan Vermeiren, The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).

Articles and chapters

  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Habsburg Collapse and Germany Responsibility: A Reassessment’ (in preparation).
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘“Partei, Partei, wer sollte sie nicht nehmen”: The Poetical Debate between Ferdinand Freiligrath and Georg Herwegh’ (in preparation).
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Germany, Austria, and the Idea of the German Nation, 1871-1914’, History Compass, 9/3 (2011), 200-214.
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘The “Rebirth of Greater Germany”: The Austro-German Alliance and the Outbreak of War’, in H. Jones et al. (eds), Untold War: New Perspectives in First World War Studies (Boston: Brill, 2008), pp. 209-30.

Reviews and short articles

  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of D.T. Zabecki, et al. (eds.), Germany at War: 400 Years of Military History, 4 vols., Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2014, European History Quarterly [forthcoming].
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of F. Fellner and D. Corradini (eds.), Schicksalsjahre Österreichs. Die Erinnerungen und Tagebücher Josef Redlichs 1869-1936, 3 vols., Vienna: Böhlau, 2011, Mitteilungen des Instituts für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, 121/2 (2013), 153-55.
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of O. Rathkolb, The Paradoxical Republic: Austria, 1945-2005, transl. by O. Binder et al., New York: Berghahn, 2010, European History Quarterly, 43/1 (2013), 176-78.
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of: V.G. Liulevicius, The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009, European History Quarterly, 41/2 (2011), 343-44.
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of J.M. Winter and J.-L. Robert (eds), Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914-1919, 2 vols, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997-2007, II: A Cultural History, 2007, H-German (February 2009).
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of L. Cole and D.L. Unowsky (eds), The Limits of Loyalty: Imperial Symbolism, Popular Allegiances, and State Patriotism in the Late Habsburg Monarchy, New York: Berghahn, 2007, Das Historisch-Politische Buch, 56/2 (2008), 162-63.
  • Jan Vermeiren, Review of P. Ehrenpreis, Kriegs- und Friedensziele im Diskurs. Regierung und deutschsprachige Öffentlichkeit Österreich-Ungarns während des Ersten Weltkriegs, Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2005, in Historische Literatur, 4 (2006), 172-74
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Benjamin Ursinus v. Bär’ and ‘Bernhard Sanden d. Ä.’, both in F. Windt et al. (eds.), Preußen 1701 – eine europäische Geschichte, 2 vols (Berlin: Hentschel, 2001), II, 139-40.
  • Jan Vermeiren, ‘Der “Hitler-Putsch” 1923’, Shoa.de (2000).

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