Dr Anita Klingler

Department of History

Teaching Associate in Modern European History

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Spring semester 2023:
Tuesdays, 15.00-16.00
Thursdays, 10.00-11.00

Full contact details

Dr Anita Klingler
Department of History
Jessop West
1 Upper Hanover Street
S3 7RA

Born and raised in Germany, I completed my PhD in History at the University of Edinburgh, from where I also gained my previous degrees. I joined the History department at Sheffield in January 2022 as a Teaching Associate in Modern European History.

  • PhD History (Edinburgh)
  • MSc Contemporary History (Edinburgh)
  • MA (Hons) English Language and History (Edinburgh)
Research interests

Modern and Contemporary History

Twentieth Century Europe

Twentieth Century Germany

Colonial Violence

History of National Socialism and the Holocaust

‘Coming to terms’ with violent pasts

Public History

Language and Conflict

Multilingualism and Code-Switching



Journal articles


  • Klingler A (2023) Attitudes to Political Violence in Early Interwar Britain and Germany: Maintaining Law and Order in Glasgow and Munich, 1919 In Dillon C & Wünschmann K (Ed.), Living the German Revolution of 1918-19: Expectations, Experiences, Responses Oxford University Press RIS download Bibtex download
Research group

Research Supervision

Current Students

Second Supervisor

All current students

Teaching activities


  • HST112 Paths from Antiquity to Modernity
  • HST202 Historians and History
  • HST31013 The Family
  • HST117 Making of the Twentieth Century
  • HST2504 Two Germanys, ‘One People’?: Central Europe, 1945-1990
  • HST21015 The Uses of History


  • HST61007 Oral History
  • HST6801 Research Skills for Historians (Masterclass on Oral History)
  • HST6802 Research Presentation