John Bingham

Assistant Professor

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Email: john.bingham@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3641
Fax: 902-494-3349
Mailing Address: 
Room 3173, Marion McCain Building, 6135 University Ave
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Modern German and European history
  • Urban, local government
  • Crime
  • Cultural exhibitions


Education

  • BA (UNB)
  • MA (Toronto)
  • PhD (York)

Publications

  • Weimar Cities: The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919-1933. Routledge Studies in Modern European History, 2007.
  • "The 'Urban Republic,'" in Weimar Germany (Short Oxford History of Germany), ed. Anthony McElligott (Oxford University Press, March 2009).
  • "Defining French Fascism, Finding Fascists in France," Canadian Journal of History 29 (1994):  525-43; reprinted in Fascism, ed. Michael S. Neiberg (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006), 289-307.
  • “'The City Hall Lies in Front of All Eyes': The Crisis of Local Government and the End of the Weimar Republic, 1931-33,” Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 29 May 2006, York University, Toronto.
  • Commentator and Chair, Panel on "The European Experience of North America from the 1930s to the Post-War Period / L'expérience des Européens en Amérique du Nord, des années 1930 à la période d'après-guerre," Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 29 May 2003, Dalhousie University.

Teaching 2020

  • HIST 1510W - The History of the Future:  how visions of the future have shaped history around the world (6-CREDIT HOUR COURSE TAKEN IN WITNER TERM ONLY.  SATISFIES THE WRITING REQUIREMENT WHEN TAKEN WITH HISTORY 1022)


Office Hours Fall Term 2019: 

  • by appointment