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Dr Mark Allinson

Dr Mark Allinson

Dr Mark Allinson
B.A.(Salf.), Ph.D.(Lond.)

Senior Lecturer
Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
Academic Lead for the Curriculum Enhancement Project

Office 1.74, 21 Woodland Road
21 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7950

Research summary

Dr Allinson's principal research interests are centred on the social and political history of the GDR, the modern constitutional history of the German-speaking world, and the interwar period in Austria.

He is currently working on a project investigating the workings of the GDR in a 'normal' year in the 1970s, and is researching articles on various aspects of the GDR's development, including Christmas and radio soap opera.

Dr Allinson has supervised doctoral theses on the development of patriotism in young East Germans before and since the unification of Germany in 1990; and on the handling of environmental politics ...

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Dr Allinson joined the Bristol German Department in 1994, having completed a PhD on the establishment of communist rule in Thuringia after 1945, under the supervision of Professor Mary Fulbrook. He previously studied German and French at the University of Salford.

Dr Allinson is currently Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), having previously served as Undergraduate Dean of Arts and Faculty Undergraduate Education Director (2013-19), inaugural Head of the School of Modern Languages (2006-10) and Head of the German Department (2003-6).

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