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A short evening trip by car along the Rhine (from Weil am Rhein to Fessenheim) in between other travels.


Photos from intensive language course in Wrocław in 2014 (as well as from a brief visit in 2013).

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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Kostrzyn/Küstrin and Frankfurt an der Oder/Słubice

Day trip to the nearest international border from Berlin: Kostrzyn and Frankfurt/Słubice

Protest Movements in Western Europe and the USA, 1960s-1980s

Taught at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Sommersemester 2014.

Beyond ‘New Social Movements’: Transnational Anti-Nuclear Protest in France and West Germany

Presented at the ‘Shaping the 1970s’ workshop at the Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts (University of Bristol), 7 November 2013.

Changing the World, Changing Themselves? Trajectories of Anti-Nuclear Activism, 1968-1981

Presented at the annual conference of the German History Society, Royal Holloway, University of London, 13 September 2013. Abstract: This presentation will trace the trajectories of individual activists through their participation in the movement opposed to civil nuclear energy in the 1970s. In doing so, it will call into question the assumption that anti-nuclear activism…
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Ehemalige Zentrale des Ministeriums für Staatsicherheit (Stasi) in der Ruschestr. / Normannenstr., Berlin-Lichtenberg Former headquarters of the Ministry of State Security (Stasi) in Ruschestr. / Normannenstr., Berlin-Lichtenberg