Dr. Jean-Louis Guereña



Professor of Philosophy of History at Free University of Amsterdam.

e-mail: cfg.lorenz@let.vu.nl


Some Recent Publications

Lorenz, C. & Bevernage, B. (2013). Breaking up Time: Negotiating the Borders Between Present, Past and Future. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Lorenz, C.; Berger, S. & Melman, B., eds. (2012). Popularizing National Pasts: 1800 to the Present. New York & London: Routledge.

Lorenz, C. & Berger, S. eds. (2011). The Contested Nation: Ethnicity, Class, Religion and Gender in National Histories. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.



Lorenz, C. y M. Tamm (2014). “Who knows where the time goes?”. Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice. vol. 18, n. 4, 2014, pp. 499-521.

Lorenz, C. y B. Bevernage (2013). “Breaking up Time. Negotiating the Borders between Present, Past and Future”. Storia della Storiografia, vol. 63, n.1, pp. 31-51.

Lorenz, C. (2011). “History and Theory”. En Woolf, D. y A. Schneider, eds. The Oxford History of Historical Writing, vol. 5. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 13-35.

Lorenz, C. (2010). “Representations of Identity: Ethnicity, Race, Class, Gender and Religion. An Introduction to Conceptual History”. En Berger, S. y C. Lorenz, eds. The Contested Nation. Ethnicity, Religion, Class and Gender in National Histories. Palgrave Macmillan: Houndsmills, pp. 24-60.

Lorenz, C. (2010). "Unstuck in Time: the sudden presence of the past", en Karin Tilmans, Frank van Vree y Jay Winter, eds. Performing the Past. Memory, History and Identity in Modern Europe. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 67-105.

Lorenz, C. (2008). "Drawing the Line: 'Scientific' Histoy between Myth-making and Myth-breaking", en Sefan Berger, Linas Eriksonas y Andrew Mycock, eds. Narrating the Nation: Representations in History, Media and the Arts. New York: Berghahn, pp. 35-55.

Lorenz, C. (2008). “Scientific Historiography”. En Tucker, A., ed. Blackwell Companion to Philosophy of History and Historiography. Blackwell: Oxford, pp. 398-408.

Lorenz, C. (2008). “Double Trouble. A Comparison of the Politics of National History in Germany and Quebec”. En Berger, S. y C. Lorenz, eds. Nationalizing the Past. Historians as Nation Builders in Modern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan: Houndsmills, pp. 49-70.  

Lorenz, C. (2007). “Won’t you tell me where have all the good times gone? On the advantages and disadvantages of modernization theory for history”. En Wang, Q. E. y F. Fillafer, eds. The Many Faces of Clio: Cross-cultural Approaches to Historiography. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 104-127.

Lorenz, C. (2006). "La linea di confine: la storia 'scientifica' fra construziones e deconstruziones del mito". Quaderni storici, 121, pp. 289-311.

Lorenz, C. (2004). "Towards a theoretical framework for comparing historiographies: some preliminary considerations", en Peter Seixas, ed. Theorizing Historical Consciousness. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 25-48.

Lorenz, C. (2002). "Border-crossings: some reflections on the role of German historians in recent public debates on Nazi history", en Dan Michman, ed. Remembering the Holocaust in Germany, 1945-2000: German strategies and Jewish responses. New York...: Peter Lang, pp. 59-94.

Lorenz, C. (2002). “Model-murderers. Afterthoughts on the Goldhagen method and history”. Rethinking History, vol. 6, n. 2, pp. 131-150.

Lorenz, C. (1999). "You got your history, I goy mine': some reflections on truth and objectivity in history". Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften, no. 10, pp. 563-584.

Lorenz, C. (1998). "Can histories be true?: Narrativism, positivism, and the 'metaphorical turn". History and Theory, no. 37, pp. 309-329.

Lorenz, C. (1998). “Comparative Historiography: Problems and Perspectives”. Presented as paper at the second European Social Science History Conference, held in March 1998 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Lorenz, C. (1994). “Historical Knowledge and Historical Reality: a Plea for ‘Internal Realism’”. JSTOR.