School of History

Launch of

FOUNDING WEIMAR, Violence and the German Revolution of 1918-19 (Cambridge University Press)

by Mark Jones

6pm– 7:30pm, Tuesday 4 April 2017

School of History Boardroom (K114), Newman Building UCD


To be launched by Professor Sir Richard Evans

President of Wolfson College, Cambridge University

Please RSVP (acceptances only) by 30 March 2017 to


Dr Mark Jones is an IRC Elevate Fellow in the School of History and Centre for War Studies.

Sir Richard John Evans was Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge until 2014, where he is currently President of Wolfson College. One of the world’s most distinguished historians, his most recent book, The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815 -1914 was published by Penguin in 2016. His many books include seminal studies of 19th and 20th century German and European history, as well as works upon counter-factual history, historiography and Holocaust denial. Over the years, his work has won the Wolfson Literary Award for History, the William H. Welch Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine, the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, and the Hamburg Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Literature and the Royal Historical Society, and an Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and Birkbeck College, London. His book s have been translated into more than twenty languages, including Chinese, Japanese and Korean.