Interview with Jeremy King--March 15, 2010

Interview with Jeremy King, Associate Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College. Interview conducted in Ithaca, NY on March 15, 2010.

Professor King is author of the book Budweisers into Czechs and Germans: A Local History of Bohemian Politics, 1848-1948, published by Princeton University Press in 2002.

Interview Themes
What brought King to the field and how his approach to it has changed over time (00:33)
On King's work as transition from national to post-national history (06:00)
Alternative loci of identity formation besides nationalism (11:17)
How we should teach the next generation about nationalism (18:12)
Territorialization of nationhood in the 20C (25:33)
How knowledge of langauges affects research and findings (37:20)
How to deal with the conceptual disappearance/invisibility of East-Central Europe (44:02)
What is yet to be done in this field (53:38)
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