Social History as Commitment

On the Occasion of Klaus Tenfelde’s 75th Birthday

  • Jürgen Kocka
  • Vivian Strotmann
Keywords: Klaus Tenfelde, life and works, Social History, House for the History of the Ruhr


This is the translation of a laudation to Klaus Tenfelde that was presented by Jürgen Kocka at the Institute for Social Movements of Ruhr University Bochum on 20 November 2019, on the occasion of the annual celebration of the foundation of the Society for the History of the Ruhr.