Staff directory

William Niven
Name:William Niven
Role:Professor in Contemporary German History
School / Department:College of Arts and Science, School of Arts & Humanities
Staff group(s):History, Languages and International Studies
Telephone:+44 (0)115 848 3232
Publication:Go to William Niven publications
  • Undergraduate Teaching: Third Reich, Dividing and Uniting Germany, various lectures on the relationship between history and memory at year one and year two level. Professor Niven is currently introducing a new third year module on the Holocaust in History and Memory.
  • Postgraduate Teaching: Making History MA Programme Leader. Co-coordinator of History and Heritage Guest Speaker Series.
  • Conference Organisation: In recent years Professor Niven has organised several postgraduate symposia on literary representations of the past; and three major conferences on the relationship between culture, politics and memory in Germany and Europe.
  • Faculty Committees: Professor Niven has served on a range of faculty committees (e.g. the Research Degrees Committee).
  • Research Leader: For a number of years, Professor Niven acted as Research Leader for German, and has acted as Research Leader for History and Heritage.