Recent Talks & Papers
2022 "From Munich to Poznań: Liberating, Cleansing, and Germanizing Cities, 1919-1945," invited talk for the Institute for Transnational & Spatial History at the University of Saint Andrews
2022 "The 'Verjudung' & 'Entjudung' of Urban Spaces in Interwar Germany," paper for the German Studies Association conference, Houston, TX
2022 “Rendering Germany ‘judenrein’: Space, Ideology, and German Jews in the 1930s,” invited talk for the “Space and Place in the German-Jewish Experience of the 1930s” workshop, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
2022 “Conspiracy Theories & Liberal Democracies from Weimar Germany to Today,” position paper for the Fourteenth Southeast German Studies Workshop, Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
2022 “From ‘Palestine Style’ to Rooted German Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in Nazi Germany,” invited talk at Davidson College
2021 "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days," talk for UNCG German department's German Campus Weeks "Time to Act" series, Greensboro, NC
2021 "'Cleansing' Germany: Ideology, Space, and the Nazi Consolidation of Power in Cities," talk for the Lessons & Legacies Interim Regional Meeting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
2021 "Conspiracy Theories & Mass Deception from 1930s Germany to Today," talk with Patrick Giamario for UNCG History department's "The Historical Roots of Our Times" series, Greensboro, NC
2021 "'Cleansing' Germany: Ideology, Space, and the Nazi Consolidation of Power," invited talk for the North Carolina German Studies Seminar & Workshop Series
2021 "'Cleansing' Germany: Ideology, Space, and the Nazi Consolidation of Power," paper for the German Studies Association conference, Indianapolis, IN
2019 “Kampf um Raum: The Raumwirtschaft and Place-Making in the Theresienstadt Ghetto,” paper for the Filmfragmente und Zeitzeugenberichte: Mythos, Historiographie und Soziologie des Ghettos und Durchgangslagers Theresienstadt conference, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, Germany
2019 “From ‘Palestine Style’ to Rooted German Architecture: The Legacy of the Bauhaus in Nazi Germany,” lecture for the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius & Gerda Henkel Foundation’s History Takes Place– Dynamics of Urban Change summer school, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel
2019 "Berlin’s Bülowplatz: An Early Case of ‘Entjudung’ in Nazi Germany,” paper for the German-Israeli Research Workshop on New Trends in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
2019 “Space & Place in the Theresienstadt Ghetto: New Avenues for Research,” paper for Theresienstadt Ghetto workshop, Jewish Museum , Prague, Czech Republic
2019 “Degenerate Spaces in Nazi Germany,” talk at the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
2019 “The ‘Liberated City’: Transforming Berlin from Red to Brown in 1933,” paper for the Shadow Places: Urban Strategies of Dealing with Painful Pasts conference, German Historical Institute Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland