Alan Maricic

Sessional Instructor


Alan MaricicDr. Maricic is a historian interested in German and Yugoslav Cold War history. His current research project focuses on the cultural relations between East Germany and the Global South.


  • PhD History, University of Waterloo (2019)
  • MA Central European History, Central European University (2013)
  • MA Modern History, University of Zagreb (2011)
  • BA History and Sociology, University of Zagreb (2008)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • German History
  • Cold War History
  • Modern European History
  • Central European History
  • History of Yugoslavia
  • Non-Alignment

Courses Taught

  • HIST 358: Nazi Germany

  • HIST 223: The Holocaust in History

Recent Publications

  • “The Global South Comes to the GDR: Theatre Africain's tour of East Germany in 1951,” Université de Montréal, December 2019
  • “Breaking Through the Hallstein Doctrine: Berlin, Bonn, and the Non-Aligned Conference in Belgrade, 1961,” The 9th European Summer School on Cold War History, Reims, France, September 2017

Book reviews

  • "Germany Since 1945: Politics, Culture, and Society by Peter C. Caldwell and Karrin Hanshew (review)" Histoire sociale/Social history. Published electronically June 27, 2020.
  • “Thanos Veremis, A Modern History of the Balkans: Nationalism and Identity in Southeast Europe.” Journal of Contemporary History 54, no. 3 (July 2019): 691–93.

Professional Affiliations

  • Central European History Society                                                                                                               
University of Waterloo
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