Short CV/Education and training

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Selected publications

  • Wiring the World. The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks. Columbia Studies in International and Global History. Edited by Matthew Connelly and Adam McKeown, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

  • "Rettet die Erde vor den Öknomen? Lawrence Summers' Memo und der Kampf um die Deutungshoheit über den internationalen Giftmüllhandel," Archiv für Sozialgeschichte 56 (2016) pp. 353-372.

  • “Cut Holes and Sink ‘em: Chemical Weapons Disposal and Cold War History as a History of Risk,” in „Risk as an Analytical Category. Selected Studies in the Social History of the Twentieth Century.” Special Issue, Historical Social Research 41 (2016): 1, pp. 263-286.

  • mit Peter Itzen, „Risk as an Analytical Category. Selected Studies in the Social History of the Twentieth Century.” Special Issue, Historical Social Research 41 (2016): 1.

  • “The “Flying Dutchmen”: Ships’ Tales of Toxic Waste in a Globalized World,” in Christof Mauch (Hg.) "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Politics and Culture of Waste," RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society 2016, no. 1, pp. 13-20.

  • “Beyond the Means of 99 Percent of the Population: Business Interests, States Intervention, and Submarine Telegraphy,” Journal of Policy History (2015): 27, pp. 439-462.

  • mit Heidi Tworek, “The Telegraph and the Bank’: On the Interdependence of Global Communications and Capitalism, 1866-1914,” Journal of Global History (2015): 10, pp. 259-283.

  • “Umwelt- und Klimapolitik in den USA: lokale Interessen und globale Verantwortung,” in Christian Lammert, Markus Siewert, Boris Vormann (Hrgs.) Handbuch Politik in den USA, Springer 2015.

  • mit Heidi Tworek, “Communicating Global Capitalism,” Special Issue Journal of Global History (2015): 10.

  • mit M. Michaela Hampf, Global Communication Electric. Actors of a Globalizing World, Frankfurt: Campus, 2013.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Hazardous Travels. Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy

  • DFG-Emmy Noether Reserach Group.

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