We are the grit in the oyster. John Major

Thomas Weber

Thomas Weber

Thomas Weber is Professor of History and International Affairs at the University of Aberdeen. His book Wie Adolf Hitler zum Nazi Wurde (How Hitler became a Nazi – Propyläen, 2016), will be published in English by Oxford University Press and Basic Books.

Last updated on 28.06.2016


After the Brexit


“These Britons are crazy!”

“These Britons are crazy!” is no longer just the familiar saying from the Asterix comics. On Friday morning, the news that the British really do want a divorce from the EU, analysts often did little more than invoke in incomprehension the bon mots from ‘Asterix’. By mid-morning, ‘Google News’ featured approximately 1,800 German articles that included the German version of the quote.

Most Read