Klaus W Larres
           Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professor
                   of History & International Affairs
            University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professor of
History & International Affairs
Department of History
Hamilton Hall, CB #3195
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC, 27599

Email: k_larres@yahoo.com
&  larres@unc.edu
Tel. 919-962-8079
Tel. 202-288-9557

Link to UNC

SELECTION of TV, Radio & Video Appearances











    Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC;  U.S.
    National History Center, February 14,  2010.


    Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 18 May 2010.



  • Various TV and radio internviews (CCTV, Deutsche
    Welle, VOA, etc) on the latest developments in the
    EURO CRISIS and on US FOREIGN POLICY.


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Senior Fellow
Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR)
Johns Hopkins University  
School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Washington, DC, 20036

Email: k_larres@yahoo.com
Tel. 202-288-9557

Link to CTR at SAIS
Selection of recent lectures:

  • AHA conference, New Orleans (Jan 2013) on the
    Maastricht treaty and its legacy
  • Papers on Obama's foreign policy and the Asian
    pivot at Chulalongkorn University & Thammasat
    University in Bangkok, Thailand (Nov. 2012)
  • Military & Strategic History Seminar, UNC/Duke
    (Sept. 2012) on the peacemaking efforts of Attlee,
    Churchill and Macmillan
  • American University, Washington, DC (Feb. 2012)
  • American University of Cairo (November 2011)
  • Netherlands-Flemish Institute, Cairo (Nov.  2011)
  • Library of Congress (September 2011):
  • Yale University (March 2011)
  • Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC & U.S.
  • University of Warwick, UK (November 2010)
  • American University, Washington, DC (Nov. 2010)


Recent appointments & awards:

  • Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson
    International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
    (for the summer of 2012)

  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Library of Congress,
    Washington, DC (2010 & 2011)

  • Visiting Professor, Yale University, New Haven
    (2011)

  • Visiting Professor in European Studies, School of
    Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns
    Hopkins University, Washington, DC (2009-2012)

  • Senior Fellow, American Institute for
    Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), Johns
    Hopkins University/SAIS, Washington, DC (since
    2009).

  • Senior Fellow, Centre for Transatlantic Relations
    (CTR), Johns Hopkins University/SAIS,
    Washington, DC (since 2009)

  • Senior research fellowship from the American
    Institute for Contemporary German Studies
    (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University, Washington,
    DC (2009)

  • Senior research fellowship, John W. Kluge Center,
    Library of Congress, Washington, DC (2009)

  • Senior research scholarship from the Elliott School
    of International Affairs, George Washington
    University, Washington, DC,  (2009)

  • Award of the Fulbright-Robertson Chair in British
    History, Westminster College, Mo. (declined)

  • Senior Fellow, IDEAS Center for International
    Affairs, London School of Economics (LSE) (since
    2004)
Recently Published (selection):

Current affairs & shorter articles:

  • "Britain considers leaving the EU," (in
    German) Aargauer Zeitung (Switzerland),
    January 26, 2013.

  • "Imperial and Financial Overstretch
    under Nixon & Obama: Are there any
    lessons to be learned from the
    1970s?"  (SHAFR Newsletter,
    September 2012)

  • "Congratulations: Prediction -
    Obama's Election Victory," (in German)
    Aargauer Zeitung (Switzerland),
    November 3, 2013.
       
    AICGS Advisor, May 25, 2012.

    Aargauer Zeitung (Switzerland), April 21,
    2012.

    Aargauer Zeitung, April 5, 2012.

    [an extended and footnoted essay on
    this theme will be published shortly]




    "On China," in Aargauer Zeitung,
    Switzerland,  July 9, 2011.







Scholarly articles:


  • Forthcoming:  "Margaret Thatcher and
    German Unification Revisited," in M.
    Gehler, W. Mueller & A. Suppan (eds),
    The Revolutions of 1989 (Vienna:
    Austrian Academy of Sciences Press,
    2013).

  • Forthcoming:  "Austria - A Semi-
    Neutral Country?," in J. Sperling et al
    (eds), Europe's Neutrals and European
    Security (c. 2013/14).

  • "Benign Great Power or Calculating
    Hegemon? The United States and
    Europe during the Cold War" [in
    German], in I. Boehler et al (eds),
    Stationen der Weltpolitik im 20.
    Jahrhundert (2011), pp.81-92.

  • "Churchill: Flawed War Leader or
    Charismatic Visionary? A New
    Assessment," in B. Simms & K. Urbach
    (eds), The Return of the Great Men?
    Statesmen in War (2010), pp.129-160.



  • "George W. Bush's Secretaries of
    State and Europe: Colin Powell and
    Condoleezza Rice," in K. Larres (ed.),
    The US Secretaries of State and
    Transatlantic Relations (2010), pp.13-28.



  • "The United States and European
    Integration, 1945-1990," in Blackwell
    Companion to Europe since 1945 (ed. by
    K. Larres, Oxford, 2009), pp.151-182.