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Professor of European History, Brown University

Axel Springer Fellow - Class of Fall 2023

Holly A. Case is a professor of European history at Brown University. She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College and PhD in history and humanities from Stanford University, and has also taught at Cornell University. She is the author of The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond (Princeton, 2018), which received the Hont Prize for best book in intellectual history. She is also the author of Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during WWII (Stanford, 2009) and co-editor (with Norman Naimark) of Yugoslavia and Its Historians: Understanding the Balkan Wars of the 1990s (Stanford, 2003). Case has published widely on European history, literature, politics, and ideas, including in The Guardian, Chronicle Review, Aeon, The Nation, Dissent, Times Literary Supplement, and Eurozine. Her work has been supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Imre Kertész Kolleg, the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna, and the Mellon Foundation, among others.

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