Profile

I returned to higher education at the age of 31 in 1997 and hold a BA in Modern History from Queen Mary, University of London, and a PhD in Hebrew and Jewish Studies from UCL. My doctoral thesis was published by Cambridge University Press in 2007 as The Socialist Response to Antisemitism in Imperial Germany.

Since the completion of my doctorate I have held the following positions:

| Lecturer in Modern European History at King’s College London (2004/2007)

| Lecturer in German History at UCL (2007/2009)

| Academic Director, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge (2009/2013)

| Teaching Fellow at UCL (2013/2016)

| Kurt David Brühl Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies, Karl Franzens University, Graz (2015)

I was Secretary of the British Association for Jewish Studies from 2010 to 2012 and served on the Council of the Royal Historical Society from 2012 to 2015.

I am affiliated with the Hebrew & Jewish Studies Department at UCL and the University of Haifa, and live in Berlin.

I edit the website of the critical theories of antisemitism network and am joint editor of H-Music: H-Commons Network Music in History.

For a full list of my publications see: https://chicons.academia.edu/LarsFischer

You can download my full cv here.