Ronald Asch

Ronald G. Asch, now retired, held until last year the chair of early modern history in the university of Freiburg. He has published widely on 16th and 17th century European and British history, including the origins of the Thirty Years War and on the history of kingship and of nobilities as a social and cultural elite. He tweets at @aschronald

Years of complacency has seen right wing populism surge in the holy land of centrism

Coming to terms with Merkel’s toxic legacy

The rootlessness of German political culture