Jay M. Winter, the Charles J. Stille Professor in history, is really a specialist on The First World War and it is effect on the twentieth century.
His other interests include remembrance of war within the twentieth century, for example memorial and mourning sites, European population decline, the reasons and institutions of war, British popular culture in the time of the Great War and also the Armenian genocide of 1915.
Winter may be the author or co-author of the dozen books, including Rene Cassin et l’ensemble des droits de l’homme (Paris: Fayard), co-authored with Antoine Prost, won the prize for the best book of the season in the Blois History festival this year Socialism and also the Challenge of War, Ideas and Politics in great britan, 1912-18,The Truly Amazing War and also the British People,The Worry of Population Decline,The expertise of The First World War,Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Truly Amazing War in European Cultural History,1914-1918: The Truly Amazing War and also the Shaping from the twentieth century. Remembering War: The Truly Amazing War between Background and Memory within the twentieth century. and Hopes for Peace and Freedom: Utopian Moments within the twentieth century .
He’s edited or co-edited 13 books and contributed greater than 40 book chapters to edited volumes. He’s co-director from the project on Capital Metropolitan areas at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914-1919, that has created two volumes, the very first on social and economic history, printed by Cambridge College in 1997, and also the second printed by Cambridge in 2007. A Cultural History (with Jean-Louis Robert). Operate in preparation includes ‘The Degeneration of War,’ ‘The Social Construction of Silence,’ and ‘Anxious futures: population politics these days.’
Jay Winter was co-producer, co-author and chief historian for that PBS series “The Great War and also the Shaping from the twentieth century,” which won an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award along with a Producers Guild of the usa Award for the best television documentary in 1997.
Winter earned BA from Columbia College and the PhD and DLitt levels from Cambridge College. He trained in the Hebrew College of Jerusalem, the College of Warwick and also the College of Cambridge before joining the school of Columbia College in 2000 and so the Yale faculty twelve months later. At Yale, his courses include lectures on Europe in age total war, as well as on modern British history, in addition to workshops on background and memory and European identities.
Winter has presented named lectures at Dartmouth College, Union College, Indiana College and also the Leo Baeck Institute in New You are able to. He’s another from the Royal Historic Society and received an honorary doctoral in the College of Graz this year.