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Bernard Wasserstein

AKA Bernard Mano Julius Wasserstein

Born: 22-Jan-1948
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Vanishing Diaspora

Father: Abraham Wasserstein (classicist, b. 5-Oct-1921, d. 20-Jul-1995)
Mother: Margaret Ecker
Sister: Celia Wasserstein Fassberg
Brother: David Wasserstein

    High School: High School of Glasgow, Glasgow
    High School: Wyggeston Boys' Grammar School, Leicester
    University: BA Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford University (1969)
    University: D Phil, Modern History, Nuffield College, Oxford University (1974)
    Lecturer: Modern History, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University (1974-76)
    Lecturer: Modern History, Sheffield University (1976-79)
    Professor: History, Brandeis University (1980-96)
    Dean: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Brandeis University (1990-92)
    Fellow: St. Cross College, Oxford University (1996-2000)
    Professor: Modern History, University of Glasgow (2000-03)
    Professor: History, University of Chicago (2003-)

    British Academy Corresponding Fellow (2012)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 2007

Author of books:
The British in Palestine: The Mandatory Government and Arab-Jewish Conflict, 1917-1929 (1978, history)
Britain and the Jews of Europe, 1939-1945 (1979, history)
The Secret Lives of Trebitsch Lincoln (1988, biography)
Herbert Samuel: A Political Life (1992, biography)
Vanishing Diaspora: The Jews in Europe Since 1945 (1996, history)
Secret War in Shanghai (1998, history)
Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City (2002, regional affairs)
Barbarism and Civilization: A History of Europe in Our Time (2007, history)
Israelis and Palestinians: Why Do They Fight? Can They Stop? (2008, regional affairs)
On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War (2012, history)
The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews (2014, biography)

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