Recent activity

Deutsch-Russisches Museum

A visit to the German-Russian Museum in Karlshorst, site of the German capitulation at the end of the Second World War.

Warsaw Old Town

First impressions from my first visit to Warsaw (mostly confined to the Old Town).

« Larzac-Gorleben : même combat » ? Competing Franco-German Solidarities in Local Struggles of the 1970s

Presented at the annual conference of the Society for the Study of French History (SSFH), Cardiff, 30 June 2013. Abstract: Throughout the 1970s, the struggle of 103 farmers against the expansion of a military camp on the Larzac plateau attracted widespread support from French and foreign activists.  The farmers of the Larzac cultivated relations with…
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“Lieber heute aktiv als morgen radioaktiv”: Die Anti-Atomkraft-Bewegung in Frankreich und Westdeutschland, 1968-1981

Presented at the Colloquium zur Zeitgeschichte (Prof. Dr. Christiane Kuller), Freie Universität Berlin, 13 December 2012.

‘Radioactivity Doesn’t Stop at the Border and Neither Do We!’ The Anti-Nuclear Movement along the Franco-German Border, 1968–1981

Presented at the Doktoranddagen (doctoral workshop), Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, 26 October 2011.

Anti-Nuclear Fusion: Actors and Motivations within the Transnational Movement against Nuclear Power in France and West Germany, 1968-1981

Presented for the Economic History seminar of Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, 10 October 2011.

“Power to the Bauer!” Rural Protest against Nuclear Energy in France and West Germany during the 1970s

Presented for History seminar, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, 5 October 2011.

“Ein zweites Wyhl” or “Ein zweites Brokdorf”? Nonviolence and Violence in the Movement Against Nuclear Power, 1968-1981

Presented at the annual conference of the German Studies Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 23 September 2011. Abstract: In the history of the West German opposition to nuclear power, the first mass demonstrations in Wyhl (1975) and Brokdorf (1976) would seem to stand at opposite ends of the spectrum: whereas the occupation of the nuclear power plant…
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