Specialisms: Modern Russian history, disability history, identity, marginality, history of technology
Specialisms: Modern European history, political history, state-building, empire, and sovereignty, with specific reference to Germany and Spain
Former Centre Director (2018-21)
Specialisms: Modern German and Eastern European history, especially Poland, Russia, Ukraine; history of science and technology, memorial culture and nation building.
Former Centre Director (2014-2018)
Specialisms: Political theory and political sociology; political corruption and issues relating to standards in public life; history of political thought and British history at the time of the French Revolution.
Specialisms: Early modern European history, especially violence; the Italian states between 1350 and 1600, especially Tuscany
Specialisms: The history of the Holocaust, Nazi Germany, and modern Central and Eastern Europe; the history of genocide; the history of gender; nationalities; history of everyday life in general
Specialisms: Early modern Italy; the silk industry; patenting innovation
Specialisms: The comparative history of the First World War and especially on the experience of the French, British, and – to a lesser extent – Belgian populations, wartime mobilization, the experience of refugees, and pictorial humour
Specialisms: Anglo-German relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the Weimar Republic; European Cultural History in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (especially popular/genre fiction, modernism, and media history)