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Journal Articles

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

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.