Recent activity

For Farm and Fatherland? Claiming German Property on French Territory after 1945

Presented at the ‘Managing the Land’ workshop at the European University Institute in Florence, 11 April 2019.

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

Review article for German History, examining seventeen recent publications on the borders of Germany and of Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Ungerecht, undemokratisch, unsicher. Argumente und Akteure der deutsch-französischen Anti-AKW-Bewegung der 1970er Jahre

Vortrag am Deutschen Museum in München im Rahmen des Oberseminars Technikgeschichte.

Utrecht 2018

Review: Smith, Terror and Terroir

Reviewed in French History.

Fishing in the Wrong Pond: GDR-Poland Border Conflicts in Everyday Life

Presented at the 2018 annual conference of the German Studies Association in Pittsburgh, PA

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.

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.