Professor Fitzpatrick specialises in international history, in particular German and European history, as well as the history of European imperialism, German liberalism and nationalism. He is also interested in the comparative history of empires, and intellectual history. His most recent monograph is Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914.
2022-2026 - ARC Future Fellowship: 'Strategic Friendship'
2018-2020 - ARC Discovery Grant: 'Monarchy, Democracy and Empire'
2017 - DAAD Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme Grant
2016 - Erasmus Plus International Mobility Grant
2014 - Chester Penn Higby Prize
2014 - Alexander von Humboldt Visiting Fellow Westphalian Wilhelms-University, Münster
2014 - Australian Academy of Humanities Ernst and Rosemarie Keller Fellow
2011 - Border Crossings Mobility Grant (Jagiellonian University / Utrecht University)
2010/11 - Alexander von Humboldt Fellow Westphalian Wilhelms-University, Münster
2010 - Australian Academy of Humanities Ernst Keller Fellow
2004 - DAAD Postgraduate Research Fellow.
Editor History Australia (2016-2018)
Series Editor, Bloomsbury Modern German History
Secretary, Australasian Association of European History
Editorial Board Member, Central European History
International Advisory Board Member, Research Centre for Germanic Connections with New Zealand and the Pacific.
Modern European (particularly German) history, nineteenth century colonialism, royal history, history of violence, war and genocide, comparative imperialism, historiography.
Series Editor: Bloomsbury Books, Modern German History
Editorial Board - Central European History
Secretary: Australasian Association for European History
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