Ivan T. Berend
Ivan T. Berend is Distinguished Research Professor at the History Department of the University of California Los Angeles.
His work addressed such issues as the complex economic, social, ideological, and cultural history of Central and Eastern Europe in the 19th–20th century; the economic history of 19th and 20th century Europe, the problem of modernization, backwardness and regional differences within Europe, and the history of the European Union.
He published about 30 books. His most recent publications include Europe Since 1980 (Cambridge University Press, 2010); History in My Life: A Memoir in Three Areas (Central European University Press, 2009); From the Soviet Bloc to the European Union. The Social and Economic Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe Since 1973 (Cambridge University Press, 2009); An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic Regimes from Laissez-faire to Globalization (Cambridge University Press, 2006); and History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the ‘Long’ 19th Century (University of California Press, 2003); The History of European Integration. A New Perspective, (Routledge, 2016), Economic History of a Divided Europe. For Diverse Regions in an Integrating Continent, (Routledge, 2020)