Dr. Andrew S. Tompkins

Environmental and Social Historian of Modern Europe

Andrew Tompkins is a historian and lecturer at the University of Sheffield as well as an associated member of the Viadrina Center B/orders in Motion.  He has previously been a chercheur associé at the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin and a post-doctoral researcher at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (funded by the German Universities’ Excellence Initiative).

He is the author of Better Active than Radioactive! Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany, which was published with Oxford University Press in July 2016.  The monograph is based on his doctoral research on transnational anti-nuclear protest at the University of Oxford.

His new project, ‘Fluid Boundaries?‘, examines Germany’s river borders with France and Poland after the Second World War.

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