Professor Dan Stone

Research interests

Dan Stone is Professor of Modern History and Director of the Holocaust Research Institute at RHUL. He is a historian of ideas who works primarily on twentieth-century European history. His research interests include: the history and interpretation of the Holocaust, comparative genocide, history of anthropology, history of fascism, the cultural history of the British Right and theory of history. He is the author or editor of sixteen books and some eighty scholarly articles. Dan Stone is co-editor of the Journal of Genocide Research and is on the editorial boards of Patterns of Prejudice, Critical Philosophy of Race, Dapim: Studies on the Shoah, Hypothesis and History of Communism in Europe. His most recent publications include Goodbye to All That? The Story of Europe since 1945 (Oxford University Press, 2014), The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and its Aftermath (Yale University Press, 2015) and Concentration Camps: A Short History (Oxford University Press, 2017), which will be published in paperback in OUP's Very Short Introductions series. Until 2019 he is engaged on a three-year Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship for a project entitled Tracing the Holocaust: European History through the International Tracing Service.

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