I’m a historian and journalist with an interest in early modern British and European history, the history of political thought and discourse, cultural history, utopianism and literature. And of course I’m a news junkie!
After studying History, German and English Literature at Bonn University, Germany for two years I moved to the UK, where I completed my BA in History at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich. I stayed on to do an MA in Early Modern History followed by a PhD on the republican Henry Neville (1619-94). Since completing my PhD I have worked as a History tutor at the UEA, Queen Mary and Goldsmiths Colleges in London, Humboldt University in Berlin, and the University of Potsdam, Germany. I have also worked as an administrator for Norwich City Council, supply teacher in Norfolk, sub-editor with dpa News International in Cork, Ireland, freelance foreign correspondent for various German media, press review editor for euro|topics in Berlin and freelance journalist. I had a lecturing position in the English department at Potsdam before moving to Northumbria University in Newcastle in January 2011.
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