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Name Dr Mark Allinson
Job title Senior Lecturer
Department Department of German University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Salf), PhD(Lond)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies German History Society
Keywords German history
German politics
East Germany
GDR
Austrian history
Austria
Cold War
Areas of expertise My principal interest is modern German social and political history, though not military history. I have published mainly on the German Democratic Republic (communist East Germany), and teach on this and on current German politics and constitutional history. I also work on communism and extremism in the politics of interwar Austria.
Languages (other than English)
German spoken    written
French written
Media experience I was involved in the production of a BBC Radio 4 programme about the downfall of Erich Honecker, and when younger (prior to joining the University) presented children's features for BBC Radio Brighton and Southern Television. I was a member of the IBA Local Radio Advisory Committee for Sussex.