Recent activity

Binding the Nation, Bounding the State: Germany and its Borders

Review article for German History Vol. 37, No. 1 (2019), examining seventeen recent publications on the borders of Germany and of Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Grassroots Transnationalism(s). Franco-German Opposition to Nuclear Energy in the 1970s

Published in Contemporary European History, vol 25, no. 1 (February 2016), 117-142. Abstract: During the 1970s opposition to nuclear energy was present in countries around the world and thus eminently ‘transnational’. But what did it mean to participate at the grassroots of such a transnational movement and (how) did cross-border connections change protest? This article…
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Solidarity, Sabotage, Students: Protest in Europe, 1968-89

I designed and teach this year-long special subject, which examines the history of Europe in the second half of the twentieth century through the prism of those social movements that contested local, national, and international political decision-making throughout the period.

Europäisierung im Alltag: Grenzüberschreitungen an Rhein und Oder nach 1945

Vortrag beim Kolloquium Globalgeschichte (Lehrstuhl Iris Schröder), Historisches Seminar der Universität Erfurt und Forschungszentrum Gotha, 28. November 2019.

Frühling in den Zeiten des Coronavirus

Fotos aus Berlin, 19.3.-19.4.2020.

Öffentlich, mit Abstand

Was ist der öffentliche Raum ohne die Aufmerksamkeit der Öffentlichkeit?

Berlin im Herbst

Berlin in the Autumn, 2019.

Fridays for Future

Here are a few pictures from different “Fridays for Future” events in Berlin.

Grömitz, August 2019

Bike trip to Grömitz, August 2019.

Insel Rügen

Bike trip across Rügen, July 2019.