Interviews with Historians

Videos of CCHS speakers talking informally about their work as historians and authors  These interviews take place before or after the public lectures of Center guests. They are available on the CCHS YouTube channel at Don't miss Geoffrey Parker's Knickerbocker Rule!

2016-2017 speakers' interviews:

Giancarlo CASALE (University of Minnesota), author of The Ottoman Age of Exploration (2010) talks about becoming a historian by accident: Casale interview

Louis HYMAN (Cornell U), author of Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink (2011), talks about how he became a historian of labor and capitalism: Hyman interview

Paul JASKOT (Depaul University), author of The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right (2012) discusses his career as a historian of architecture: Jaskot interview

Tara ZAHRA (U of Chicago), author of The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe’s Families after World War II (2011) and The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the free World (2016), speaks on her career and how she writes, as well as on the current European migrant crisis: Zahra interview