My small take on premodern history within the territory of today’s Ukraine is out on the research blog of the IOS. Even after three months, I’m still struggling to find my place and my language within this whole nightmare. So this is a first attempt to contribute something. Thanks to Franziska Davies for the encouragement.Continue reading “#Metahistory”
Ukraine is beautiful. Ukraine is full of marvels and wonderful people. My dear colleague Steve captured its beauty during the long time he spent there. He created a series of posts on FB during the last weeks and allowed me to share them here. I’m very grateful to present such precious thoughts and pictures. Let’sContinue reading “#StandWithUkraine”
Thanks to the kind invitation of Maike Schmidt, I had the chance to gather some thoughts about premodern border zones, taking my research on Crown Ruthenia as example, but also expanding the perspective. Enjoy on grenzraeume.hypotheses.org!
I can’t say, that I find it easy to jump from the Middle Ages into the 19th and 20th century. It’s a lot to deal with: New kind of sources, methods, different traditions how to address issues – it’s difficult, but fun and inspiring nonetheless. The pandemic didn’t made it easier to enjoy the bestContinue reading “#ArchiveHeaven”
Many thanks to Rike Szill from Kiel University for attending the concluding conference of our Research Project “Mediation of Rulership at the Borderlands of Latin Europe”. The full report is available here.
I’m very happy to announce, that my book was published at Walter DeGruyter Publishing House. I’m so very grateful to all the people involved. Read a – hopefully complete – list in the Foreword, available here.