Klaus Weber (historian)

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Klaus Weber (* 1960 in Pottum ) is a German historian .

Klaus Weber worked from 1982 to 1992 as a machinist and mechanical engineer. From 1992 to 1998 he studied history and philosophy at the University of Hamburg . In 2001 Weber received his doctorate from Horst Pietschmann and Franklin Kopitzsch with the thesis German merchant families in the Atlantic manufactory and grocery store. Networks between Hamburg, Cadiz, Bordeaux and Bilbao (1715–1830) . The work received the first prize for company history of the company for company history in 2002 . From 2004 to 2009 Weber was a Research Fellow at the Rothschild Archive (London) and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Royal Holloway College ( University of London ). During this period he headed the research project "Jewish Philanthropy and Social Development in Europe (1800–1940)". In 2010/2011 Weber was a lecturer at the University of Hamburg and research assistant at the Institute for the History of German Jews . Weber has been teaching as Professor of Comparative European Economic and Social History at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) since 2011 .




  • with Rainer Liedtke : Religion and Philanthropy in European Civil Societies. Developments in the 19th and 20th centuries. Schöningh, Paderborn et al. 2009, ISBN 978-3-506-76384-6 .

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