Category: Publications

Introduction: The Material Culture of Politics

Introduction to the special issue of the International Journal of History, Culture and Modernity, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2018), pp.1–12.

The Material Culture of Modern Politics in Cold War Europe

Special issue of the International Journal of History, Culture and Modernity, co-edited with Jan Hansen, Jochen Hung, and Philip Wagner.

From the Jessop Left picket line

A contribution to the ‘Picket Line Perspectives’ series for ‘Historians’ Watch’ on History Workshop Online

Review: Davey, Idealism Beyond Borders

Reviewed in Social History, Vol. 43, No. 1 (2018), pp. 156-158. Summary: Davey convincingly argues that tiers-mondisme and sans-frontiérisme were never so far apart as their advocates subsequently claimed, showing that they always shared key points of reference (the post-colonial third world, the Second World War) and even key practices (e.g. ‘speaking out’, ‘the refusal…
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Interview with New Books Network

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

Review: Naples and Bickham Mendez, Border Politics

Reviewed in Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 52, No. 2 (2017), pp. 474-476. Summary: This interdisciplinary volume weds social movement studies, which remains largely embedded in the social sciences, with border studies, a growing field with roots in geography, anthropology and women’s studies. The editors take an intersectional approach, looking at how social movements are…
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The Transnational in the Local: The Larzac Plateau as a Site of Transnational Activism since 1970

Co-written with Robert Gildea, Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 50, no. 3 (July 2015), 581-605.

Review: Timothy Scott Brown, West Germany and the Global Sixties

Reviewed in German History, Vol. 32, No. 3 (2014), pp. 507-509. Summary: Brown offers an incisive critique of many supposedly ‘transnational’ studies published in the last decade, focused as they are on the accumulation of national case studies.  His own ‘transnational’ tells us far more about how Germans drew on ‘the global’ than about how…
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Transnationality as a Liability? The Anti-Nuclear Movement at Malville

in Revue Belge de Philologie et d’Histoire / Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Filologie en Geschiedenis, Vol. 89, No. 3-4, 2011, pp. 1365-1379.