Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Nicolas Offenstadt holds a PHD and a French agregation in history as well as a degree from Sciences Po Paris (Paris IEP). An Associate Professor with habilitation (HDR) in history at Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne University, he studies the practices of war and peace in the Late Middle Ages and the Contemporary period. A specialist of the First World War, he was the lead author of a collaborative research on the "Chemin des Dames", published by Stock: Le Chemin des Dames, de l’événement à la mémoire (2004, paperback 2012). After his early research work on pacifism in the inter-war years, he published Les Fusillés de la Grande Guerre et la mémoire collective (1914-1999), Editions Odile Jacob, 1999 (new edition 2009), La Grande Guerre aujourd’hui (2010). He is currently working on the memory of the First World War in the communist world and especially in the GDR. His recent publications include: La Grande Guerre. Carnet du centenaire, Paris, Albin Michel (with André Loez) and L’Histoire un combat au présent (Textuel).