Dr. Claus Bundgård Christensen

Claus Bundgård Christensen

Associate Professor

Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University, Denmark

Contact
clausbc@ruc.dk

Webpage
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Bio

Claus Bundgård Christensen is Associate Professor of History at Roskilde University, Denmark. He has published books and articles on the Waffen-SS, Holocaust, Nazism and the Nazi war of extermination at the Eastern front in Danish, English and German. Bundgård Christensen’s most recent grant came from the Augustinus Foundation for the project Wilfred Petersen and his Danish Boys 1932-1947, an investigation into an organization promoting a Nordic form of Nazism.

Research interests

  • Fascism 
  • Genocide and perpetrators
  • First World War and Second World War 
  • Crime

Featured publications

  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård. 2020. “National identity and veteran culture in a border region: The Danish minority in the German Army during the First World War.” War in History 27 (1). 57-80.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård, Niels Bo Poulsen, and Martin Bo Nørregaard. 2018. Fra verdenskrig til borgerkrig. Østfronten 1914-1924. Set med danske øjne. Copenhagen: Gyldendal.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård. 2016. “Germanic volunteers in the Waffen-SS.”, In Jochen Böhler and Robert Gerwarth, eds., The Waffen-SS. A European History. Oxford University Press. 42-75.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård, Niels Bo Poulsen, and Peter Scharff Smith. 2015. Waffen-SS-Europas nazistiske soldater. Oslo: Dreyer forlag.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård. 2013. “National self-image, Commeration and Historiography in Denmark 1945-2010.” In John Gilmour and Jill Stephenson, eds., Hitlers Scandinavian Legacy. New York: Bloomsbury. 146-157.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård, Joachim Lund, Niels Wium Olesen and Jakob Sørensen. 2009. Danmark besat-krig og hverdag 1940-45, Copenhagen: Informations Forlag.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård. 2003. Den Sorte Børs. Copenhagen: Gyldendal.
  • Christensen, Claus Bundgård, Niels Bo Poulsen, and Peter Scharff Smith. 1998. Under hagekors og Dannebro – Danskere i Waffen SS. Copenhagen: Lindhardt og Ringhof.