Associate Professor Dirk Moses
PhD (UC Berkeley), BA (Queensland), MPhil (St. Andrews),
MA (Notre Dame)
Room 841 Brennan Building
2011-2015 Dirk Moses will be based in the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute in Florence
Dirk Moses joined the Department in 2000 after studying in Australia, Scotland, the United States and Germany. Before coming to Sydney, he was a research fellow in the Department of History at the University of Freiburg, where he worked on postwar German debates about the recent past, a project that has appeared as German Intellectuals and the Nazi Past (Cambridge, 2007). His current interests are in world history, genocide, the United Nations, colonialism/imperialism and terror, about which he has published a number of anthologies. He offers undergraduate and postgraduate units on these topics, including on the Arab-Israeli conflict. On the administration front, he co-directs of the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science degree, and co-convenes the MA in Holocaust Studies. Dirk has supervised many honours, masters and doctoral theses, and welcomes applications from prospective students in German history, world history of genocide and mass violence, and intellectual history.
In 2004-2005, he was a Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In 2008, he researched in Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, where he was based at the Anglo-Amerika Abteilung at the University of Cologne and at the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung in Potsdam. In Semester 2, 2010, he was a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, and the Asia-Australia Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
As of 2011, Dirk Moses is on leave at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
- Genocide: Critical History of an Idea (ARC Discovery Grant)
- The Diplomacy of Genocide
Publication details can be found at my personal site: http://dirkmoses.weebly.com/