Moritz A. Sorg

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Institutional Affiliation:  Albert-Ludwig University Freiburg


Moritz A. Sorg is a PhD candidate at the Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg. He graduated with a MPhil in Modern European History from the University of Cambridge in 2017. Currently he holds a position as Research Assistant at the Professorial Chair of Modern History at the University of Freiburg.

Current research projects on modern monarchy:

Foreignness and Monarchic Rule. The First World War and the Crisis of Transnational Monarchy, 1914-1927

Forthcoming, current or recent research publications on modern monarchy:

„Reformfähige Monarchie – Verpasste Republik? Rumänien zwischen Niederlage und Sieg im Ersten Weltkrieg“, in: Bernd Braun (Hg.), Es lebe die Republik? Der Erste Weltkrieg und das Ende der Monarchien in Deutschland und Europa, (Göttingen 2021).

„Of Traitors and Saints: Foreign Consorts between Accusations and Propaganda in the First World War“, in: The Court Historian Journal 24, 1 (2019).

„From equilibrium to predominance. Foreign princes and Great Power politics in the nineteenth century“, in: Journal of Modern European History 16, 1 (2018).



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