RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Early Modern Political Relations in Jülich, Hesse-Cassel (both in Germany) and Brittany (France). esp. in the period 1640-1660.
  • History of Political Thought (Main focus: late 16th and 17th century).
  • Legal history. (Main focus: late 16th and 17th century).
  • Cultural history. (Main focus: late 16th and 17th century).
  • History of ideas. (Main focus: late 16th and 17th century).
  • Economic History (17th century).
  • The Dutch Republic during the Golden Age.
  • The Thirty Year’s War (Germany/ Europe).
  • The Fronde (France).
  • History of pre-modern societies in Europe: late medieval and early modern period. (Main focus: late 16th and 17th century).
  • Fatherland rhetoric/ ‘nationalism’ in the Early Modern Period.