Tag: West Germany

Better Active than Radioactive! Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Published with Oxford University Press. During the 1970s, hundreds of thousands of people across Western Europe protested against civil nuclear energy. Nowhere were they more visible than in France and Germany-two countries where environmentalism seems to have diverged greatly since. This volume recovers the shared, transnational history of the early anti-nuclear movement, showing how low-level…
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Towards a ‘Europe of Struggles’? Three Visions of Europe in the Early Anti-Nuclear Energy Movement, 1975–79

in Christian Wenkel, Eric Bussière, Anahita Grisoni and Hélène Miard-Delacroix, eds., The Environment and the European Public Sphere: Perceptions, Actors, Policies (Cambridge: White Horse Press, 2020), 124–146. Abstract: During the 1970s, opposition to nuclear energy was structured primarily by local siting decisions related to national nuclear policies. However, the anti-nuclear movement sometimes defined itself as…
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Review: Milder, Greening Democracy

Reviewed for H-German (August 2020). Summary: Throughout Greening Democracy, Milder stresses that antinuclear activism was about more than the Greens and that it did more than just bring ’68ers into the fold of liberal, parliamentary democracy. These are welcome arguments, and Milder misses no opportunity to show how people of different generations and with no…
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« L’électro-fascisme n’a pas de frontière ! » : Histoire croisée du mouvement anti-nucléaire en France et en RFA, 1968-1981

Présentation à L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), dans le cadre du séminaire « Acteurs et mouvements sociaux », coordonné par Gerd-Rainer HORN, le 2 décembre 2019. Dans les années 1970, l’opposition à l’énergie nucléaire était un mouvement transnational, présent dans plusieurs pays dans le monde. Mais, pour les acteurs mobilisés à la base, qu’est-ce que…
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Ausstellung zum Gorleben-Treck 1979 im Historischen Museum Hannover

Eine Ausstellung des Instituts für Didaktik der Demokratie, besucht im Rahmen des vom IDD veranstalteten Workshop „Der Gorleben-Treck 1979 und die niedersächsische Landesgeschichte“.

Radioaktivität kennt keine Grenzen: Deutsch-französische Anti-AKW-Netzwerke der 1970er Jahre

Vortrag auf der Tagung „Der Gorleben-Treck 1979 und die niedersächsische Landesgeschichte“ am 21.-22. Juni 2019 im Niedersächsischen Landtag.

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.

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.

Two Germanys, ‘One People’? Central Europe, 1945-1990

I designed and regularly teach this second-year module on post-war German history. It examines the social, political, and cultural history of East and West Germany in comparative and transnational perspective.