Photo: Robert Goddyn
Latvia, 1943

Modris Eksteins

Modris Eksteins is Professor of History at the University of Toronto and specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of (central) Europe. His best-known works are Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989) and Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II and the Heart of Our Century (1999). 2012 saw the appearance of Solar Dance: Van Gogh, Forgery and the Eclipse of Certainty on Van Gogh and his political and cultural surroundings.

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 55

Hoop en vertroosting
Journal Nexus

Nexus 50. Europees humanisme in fragmenten

Grammatica van een ongesproken taal
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 40

Europa realiseren

Speaker at



Nexus Conference 2004

Europe: A Beautiful Idea?

4 december 2004 9.00 - 18.10 Van Nelle Ontwerpfabriek, Rotterdam