Jürgen Kocka

Jürgen Kocka

Berlin

Prof Jürgen Kocka is a German social historian. He is Professor Emeritus at the Free University of Berlin. A former president of the Social Science Research Center Berlin (2001–2007), Kocka is a major figure in the new Social History, especially as represented by the Bielefeld School. He has focused his research on the history of employees in large German and American businesses, and on the history of European bourgeoisie.