Prof. Dr John Horne

Prof. Dr John Horne

Prof. Dr John Horne

John Horne is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin where he is Professor of Modern European History and Director of the Centre for War Studies, which he founded in 2007. He is also a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. He specializes in twentieth century French and European history and has published a number of books and some 90 articles and book chapters on the history of the labour movement, social history and the comparative and transnational history of the Great War. He is a member of the Board of the International Research Centre of the Historial de la Grande Guerre, the international museum of the Great War at Péronne, France. He is also a member of EURHISTXX, a consortium of history departments and research centres across Europe specializing in writing the contemporary history of Europe at a continental level.

Selected Publications from "Making War, Mapping Europe"   

  • ‘Une expedition coloniale? L’expérience des soldats français aux Dardanelles,’ in Jean-Yves Le Naour (ed.), Front d’Orient: les soldats oubliés (Marseilles: Gaussen, 2016), pp. 15-33.

  • with Joseph Clarke, (eds.) Peripheral Visions: European Military Expeditions as Cultural Encounters in the Long 19th Century. (in submission, expected in 2017).

  • with Joseph Clarke, ‘Introduction’, in Clarke and Horne, eds. Peripheral Visions: European Military Expeditions as Cultural Encounters in the Long 19th Century (in submission, expected in 2017).

  • ‘‘A “Civilizing Work”? The French Army in Macedonia, 1915-1918’, in Joseph Clarke and John Horne, eds. Peripheral Visions: European Military Expeditions as Cultural Encounters in the Long 19th Century. (in submission, expected in 2017).

Other Selected Publications

  • Labour at War. France and Britain, 1914-1918 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991)

  • (ed.), State, Society and Mobilization in Europe during the First World War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

  • German Atrocities, 1914. A History of Denial (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2001) (with Alan Kramer)

  • (ed.), A Companion to World War One (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)

  • (ed.), Vers la guerre totale: le tournant de 1914-1915 (Paris: Tallandier, 2010)