Tony Judt

Erich Maria Remarque Professor of European Studies at New York University

Tony Judt was the Erich Maria Remarque Professor of European Studies and Director of the Remarque Institute at New York University.

The Institute, founded by Tony Judt in 1995, is dedicated to the study of Europe.

Tony Judt was the author or editor of 11 books. He was also a frequent contributor to “The New York Review of Books,” the “Times Literary Supplement,” “The New Republic,” “The New York Times” and many other journals in Europe and the United States.

He was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, and the école Normale Supérieure, Paris, and taught at Cambridge, Oxford, Berkeley and New York University.

He died on August 6, 2010, after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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