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The Research Project Europe 1815-1914

P.O. Box 24
00014 University of Helsinki

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Curriculum Vitae

Bo Stråth (born 1943) was 2007-2014 Academy of Finland Distinguished Professor in Nordic, European and World History and Director of Research at the University of Helsinki. 1997-2007 he was professor of contemporary history at the European University Institute, Florence and 1990-1996 professor of history at Göteborgs universitet. Visiting fellow/professor at Universität Kiel and Glasgow University (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow), the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, the Collegium for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (SCASSS) in Uppsala and at Aarhus universitet, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Universität Bielefeld, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Lunds universitet, Saitama Daigaku, Stockholms universitet (SCORE), Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies and Tokyo Daigaku (Todai, Japan Foundation Fellow).He has been a member of the International Committeee for Social History and member of several advisory boards and editorial boards.