Category: Presentations

May ’68: The Beginning of a Long Struggle

Presentation for student conference, University of Sheffield, 10 June 2018.

Occupy, Blockade, Riot: Seizing Space in the 1970s and 1980s

Teach-out for the University and College Union, University of Sheffield, 23 May 2018.

’68 within and beyond France

Presentation given as part of the ‘1968: A Global Revolt Fifty Years On’ panel discussion organised by the University of Sheffield Centre for Contemporary and Modern History.

‘The Beginning of a Long Struggle’? Afterlives of ‘1968’ in Western Europe

Keynote speech for ‘1968: Resonances and Reverberations’ workshop organised by the Labour and Society Research Group of Newcastle University.

‘Radioactivity Doesn’t Stop at the Border’ Transnational Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Talk given for Northumbria University’s History research seminar.

Interview with New Books Network

Interview with Ryan Stackhouse of the New Books Network (for New Books in German Studies).

„Lieber aktiv als radioaktiv“ Perspektiven auf die transnationalen Ursprünge der Anti-Atom-Bewegung

Gemeinsame Veranstaltung mit Steve Milder, um unsere beiden Bücher über die Anti-Atomkraft-Bewegung der 1970er Jahre bei der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Berlin vorzustellen.

Towards a “Europe of Struggles?” Visions of “Europe” in the Anti-Nuclear Movement of the 1970s

Presented at the conference on “Environnement et espace public européen: perceptions, acteurs, politiques” at the Institut d’Histoire Allemand/Deutsches Historisches Institut, Paris, 19 October 2017.

‘Peaceful but Offensive’ Protest: Varieties of Violence in the 1970s Anti-Nuclear Movement

Presented at the Violence and Militancy from ‘68 to the G20 symposium organised by Ali Jones at Pembroke College, Cambridge on 14 September 2017. 

History of Nuclear Campaigning

Talk on the history of French and West German opposition to nuclear energy during and since the 1970s, given at annual Friends of the Earth basecamp at Castleton YHA in the Peak District.