Timothy Scott Brown

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Timothy Scott Brown

Professor of History, Northeastern University

Timothy Scott Brown is Professor of History at Northeastern University. He is a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies for 2016-17, and a Berlin Prize Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin (Fall 2016). He is currently working on a new monograph entitled The Greening of Cold War Germany: Environmentalism and Social Movements across the Wall and Beyond, 1968-1989. The book examines the rise of environmental social movements in the two halves of divided Germany from the upheaval of 1968 through the fall of the Berlin Wall and its aftermath. Situating the development of Green politics in East and West Germany in transnational and global context, it charts the rise of a new politics drawing on scientific and spiritual perspectives, following out of, and transforming, the political impulse of 1968. Tim’s previous books include West Germany and the Global Sixties: The Anti-Authoritarian Revolt, 1962-1978 (Cambridge 2013; 2015); The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, Revolt (Palgrave 2014); Between the Avantgarde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe, 1957 to the Present (Berghahn, 2011); and Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (Berghahn, 2009; 2016). His newest book, Sixties Europe, is forthcoming from Cambridge in 2018.


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