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Paul Betts

Paul Betts is Professor of Modern European History at St. Antony’s College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous publications on 20th-century German history and culture, including Within Walls: A History of Private Life in the German Democratic Republic and The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design. He is also co-editor (with Katherine Pence) of Socialist Modern: East German Everyday Culture and Politics as well as (with Alon Confino and Dirk Schumann) Between Mass Death and Individual Loss: The Place of the Dead in 20th-Century Germany. He was also joint editor of the journal German History from 2004 to 2009.