Short CV/Education and training

  • 2005 – 2008
    Post-Grad research fellow SFB 437 (DFG) "Kriegserfahrungen. Krieg und Gesellschaft in der Neuzeit", Universität Tübingen

  • 2008 – 2011
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow within the IRCHSS/ ERC project "The Limits of Demobilisation. Paramilitary Violence in Europe and the Wider World, 1917-1923", Trinity College Dublin (TCD) /University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland

  • 2011 – 2012
    DAAD Fellow "Rückgewinnung deutscher Wissenschaftler aus dem Ausland"

  • 2012 – 2014
    Lecturer/ Project Coordinator, Department of History, HU Berlin

  • 2013 – 2014
    BMBF-Fellow at Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin

  • 2014 – 2020
    Principal Investigator "The London Moment" and Freigeist-Fellow (Volkswagen-Stiftung), Department of History, HU Berlin

  • 2021 – 2023
    Principal Investigator "The London Moment" and Freigeist-Fellow (Volkswagen-Stiftung), 2nd Phase, Universities of Bayreuth and Bamberg

  • Since 2021
    Lecturer in Modern European History (permanent staff), Universities of Bayreuth and Bamberg

Selected publications

  • 2/2019: Zeitgeschichte des Rechts, hrsg von Julia Eichenberg, Benjamin Lahusen, Marcus M. Payk, Kim Christian Priemel, Zeithistorische Forschungen/Studies in Contemporary History, 16 (2019), H. 2,

  • The Great War and Veterans – Internationalism. Co-edited with John Paul Newman. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2013.

  • Aftershocks. Violence in Dissolving Empires after the First World War. Journal of Contemporary European History, Volume 19, Special Issue 3, August 2010. (Guest editor together with John Paul Newman).

  • Kämpfen für Frieden und Fürsorge. Polnische Veteranen des Ersten Weltkriegs und ihre internationalen Kontakte, 1918-1939 (Studien zur Internationalen Geschichte, Bd. 27) München: Oldenbourg 2011.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • The London Moment. European Governments-in-Exile during the Second World War and beyond.

  • Veterans' Internationalism

  • Comparing European Commemoration of the First World War

  • Das Damenprogramm. Geplante Freizeit für Politikergattinnen. (Entertaining the better half. Planned leisure for First Ladies)


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