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Journal Articles

Global Monarchy: Royal Encounters in the Age of Empire | Historical Journal (forthcoming, 2024).

Global Social History: Rethinking Class and Social Transformation in the Modern World | Historical Journal (forthcoming, 2024). (with C. Dejung)

The Political Role of the Historian | Contemporary European History 32, 1 (2023), 38-45.

Globalizing Europe: European History after the Global Turn | Annales  76, 4 (2021), 645-667. (French version: Globaliser L’Europe).

The Global Authoritarian Moment and the Revolt against Empire | American Historical Review 124, 3 (2019), 843-877.

Nationalist Internationalism in the Global Age | Contemporary European History 28, 1 (2019), 77-81.

The Futures of Global History | Journal of Global History 13, 1 (2018), 1-21. (with R. Drayton)

The ‘Muslim Question’ in Hitler’s Balkans | Historical Journal 56, 4 (2013), 1007-1039.

Islam and Germany’s War in the Soviet Borderlands, 1941-1945 | Journal of Contemporary History 48, 4 (2013), 784-820. (Awarded the Walter Laqueur Prize)

Islam and the European Empires: Historiographical Essay | Historical Journal 55, 3 (2012), 831-856.

The German Other: Shah Nasir al-Din’s Perceptions of Difference and Gender during his Visits to Germany, 1873-1889 | Iranian Studies 44, 4 (2011), 563-579.

Qajar Shahs in Imperial Germany | Past and Present 213, 1 (2011), 191-235.
(Awarded the Essay Prize of the German History Society and the Royal Historical Society)

Book Chapters

Struggles for Sovereignty in the Age of Empire, in C.H. Chehabi and David Motadel (eds.) | Unconquered States: Non-European Powers in the Imperial Age (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2024).

Soviet and US Involvement in the Colonial World, 1939-1945, in Andy Buchanan and Ruth Lawlor (eds.) | Essays on the Greater Second World War (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, forthcoming, 2024).

Révolution-Monde et Mondialisation de la Révolution, in Ludivine Bantigny, Quentin Deluermoz, Boris Gobille, Laurent Jeanpierre, Eugénia Palieraki (eds.)Une Histoire Globale des Révolutions (Paris: La Découverte, 2023), 112-125.

Global Revolution, in David Motadel (ed.) | Revolutionary World: Global Upheaval in the Modern Age (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021), 1-37.

Worlds of the Bourgeoisie, in David Motadel, Jürgen Osterhammel, and Christof Dejung (eds.) | The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press,  2019), 1-39.

Worlds of a Muslim Bourgeoisie, in David Motadel, Jürgen Osterhammel, and Christof Dejung (eds.) | The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2019), 229-250.

Islamic Revolutionaries and the End of Empire, in Martin Thomas and Andrew S. Thompson (eds.) | The Oxford Handbook of the End of Empires (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

The Muslim World in the Second World War, in Richard Bosworth and Joe Maiolo (eds.) | The Cambridge History of the Second World War, Vol. 2: Politics and Ideology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 605-627.

Veiled Survivors: Jews, Roma, and Muslims in the Years of the Holocaust, in Nikolaus Wachsmann and Jan Rüger (eds.) | Rewriting German History (Sir Richard J. Evans Festschrift) (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 288-305.

The Making of Muslim Communities in Western Europe, 1914-1939, in Umar Ryad and Götz Nordbruch (eds.) | Transnational Islam in Interwar Europe: Muslim Activists and Thinkers (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), 13-43.

Iran and the Aryan Myth, in Ali M. Ansari (ed.) | Perceptions of Iran: History, Myths and Nationalism from Medieval Persia to the Islamic Republic (London: I.B. Tauris, 2013), 119-145.

Reviews and Review Articles

China’s Muslims and Japan’s Empire: Centering Islam in World War II by Kelly A. Hammond (Review)American Historical Review 127, 1 (2022), 485-487.

Material Conditions and Ideas in Global History (Review Article) | British Journal of Sociology 72, 1 (2021), 26-38. (with R. Drayton)

German Religious Women in late Ottoman Beirut: Competing Missions by Julia Hauser (Review)Journal of Global History 15, 2 (2020), 331-333.

The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam by Edmund Burke III (Review)Journal of World History 30, 1-2 (2019), 316-318.

Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad, ed by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaël Branche and Cloé Drieu (Review)English Historical Review 134, 567 (2019), 502-504.

The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East by Roger Hardy (Review)International Journal of Middle East Studies 50, 4 (2018), 817-818.

Violence as Worship: Religious Wars in the Age of Globalization by Hans G. Kippenberg (Review) | International History Review 38, 1 (2016), 235-236.

Nazi Germany and the Arab World by Francis R. Nicosia (Review) | Holocaust and Genocide Studies 30, 1 (2016), 131-133.

Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism: Attraction and Repulsion, ed. by Israel Gershoni (Review) | Middle Eastern Studies 52, 2 (2016), 377-379.

German Foreign Policy towards Iran before World War II: Political Relations, Economic Influence and the National Bank of Persia by Rashid Khatib-Shahidi (Review) | Diplomacy and Statecraft 26, 2 (2015), 377-9.

The World in World Wars: Experiences, Perceptions and Perspectives from Africa and Asia, ed. by Heike Liebau, Katrin Bromber, Katharina Lange, Dyala Hamzah and Ravi Ahuja (Review) | Journal of Global History 7, 1 (2012), 153-155.

Deutsches Militär auf kolonialen Kriegsschauplätzen: Eskalation von Gewalt zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts by Susanne Kuß (Review) | Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 40, 3 (2012), 529-531.

Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany by David Ciarlo (Review) | German History 29, 4 (2011), 655-657.

Islam und die Politik der europäischen Großmächte, 1798-1989 (Review Article) | Neue Politische Literatur 1 (June 2011), 37-60.

Zwischen Achse und Mandatsmacht: Palästina und der Nationalsozialismus by René Wildangel (Review) | Historische Zeitschrift 288, 1 (2009), 268-270.

Der Islam in der Gegenwart. Entwicklung und Ausbreitung – Kultur und Religion – Staat, Politik und Recht by Werner Ende and Udo Steinbach (Abstract), in Aptin Khanbaghi (ed.) | Encyclopedias about Muslim Civilisations (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009), 103-104.

The German Nature Conservation Movement in the Twentieth Century (Review Article) | Journal of Contemporary History 43, 1 (2008), 135-151.