Essays

War metaphors have no place in the Brexit debate

The Times Red Box, 13 November 2017

co-published by the Thinktank The UK in a Changing Europe, 14 November 2017

Lost in translation: Brexit and the Anglo-German relationship

History & Policy, 10 January 2017

Margaret Thatcher: The critical architect of European Integration

The UK in a Changing Europe, 4 May 2016

Britain’s ‘return East of Suez’: A historical perspective

The Global and Imperial Forum, 10 May 2016

Moving forward looking back: Anniversaries, remembrance and the Anglo-German relationship in 2014

The British Scholar Society, January 2015

The Cambridges in Australia: Balmorality 2.0?

The British Scholar Society, June 2014

Imperialism and the Global Anglo-American Relationship

The British Scholar Society, October 2013

Witnessing the United Kingdom at the United Nations

The British Scholar Society, July 2013

Two Speeches, One Concept? Thatcher, Cameron and Europe

The British Scholar Society, April 2013

The Suez Crisis – A Turning Point for the End of Empire in the Middle East?

The British Scholar Society, February 2013

Defining Decolonization

The British Scholar Society, December 2012

Isaiah Berlin and the Humanity of History

The British Scholar Society, November 2012

The British Government, Arab Nationalism and the Iraqi Revolution of 1958

The British Scholar Society, October 2012

The Historian William Hague

The British Scholar Society, August 2012

“With Europe, but not of it” – An Exclusively British Attitude?

The British Scholar Society, June 2012

Great Britain and the UN Committee of 24

The British Scholar Society, May 2012

Global History – the History of Globalisation?

The British Scholar Society, April 2012

The Indispensable Junior Partner

The British Scholar Society, March 2012

The Search for a Western Identity

The British Scholar Society, February 2012

The United Arab Emirates – A Product of British Imperialism?

The British Scholar Society, January 2012

Academic Articles

‘A Watershed in our Relations with the Trucial States’: Great Britain’s policy to prevent the opening of an Arab League office in the Persian Gulf in 1965

Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 47, No. 1, January 2011, pp. 1-24.

The Kuwait Crisis 1961 and its Consequences for Great Britain’s Persian Gulf Policy

British Scholar Journal, Vol. 2, No.1, September 2009, pp. 75-96.

Die irakische Revolution 1958 – Wendepunkt für Großbritanniens Nahost-Politik?

Imke Sturm-Martin/ Jan Hecker-Stampehl (eds.), Europa im Blick. Westeuropäische Perspektiven im 20. Jahrhundert. Festschrift für Clemens A. Wurm (Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač 2007), pp. 47-58.

Reviews

Book review of R. Gerald Hughes, The Postwar Legacy of Appeasement

British Foreign Policy since 1945 (New York: Bloomsbury Academic 2014), in The American Historical Review, Vol. 120, No. 2, April 2015, pp. 719-720.

Geschichte(n) der Globalisierung:

Historische Perspektiven im 20. Jahrhundert. Tagungsbericht für H-net über das 5. Doktorandenforum des Zentrums für Zeitgeschichte in Potsdam am 13.-14.4.2007.