Professor of Modern European History, University of Southampton

Neil Gregor is Professor of Modern European History at the University of Southampton, UK.  He has published widely on the economic, social and cultural history of modern Germany.  His books include Daimler-Benz in the Third Reich (1998) and Haunted City: Nuremberg and the Nazi Past (2008), both of which won the Fraenkel Prize for Contemporary History, and How to Read Hitler (2014).   His most recent book (co-edited with Thomas Irvine) is Dreams of Germany: Musical Imaginaries from the Concert Hall to the Dance Floor (2019).   He is currently working with colleagues in the Culture Office of the City of Nuremberg and the Documentation Centre Reich Party Rally Grounds on pedagogical and museal plans for the Zeppelinfield/Tribune, which is the object of a 93m euro conservation project.