Borders and Freedom of Movement in the Holy Roman Empire (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)


“Deceptive Contiguity. The Polygon in Spatial History” , Cartographica. The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization 54 (2019) 3, 206-216.

“La strada proibita. L’uso delle strade nel Sacro Romano Impero in epoca moderna” Quaderni Storici, 53 (2018) 2, 335-352. [The Forbidden Road. On the Use of Roads in the Early Modern Holy Roman Empire]

“Leibeigenschaft rechtfertigen. Kontroversen um Ursprung und Legitimität der Leibeigenschaft im Wildfangstreit”, Zeitschrift für Historische Forschung, 45 (2018) 1, 41-81. [Justifying Serfdom. Controversies on the Origins and Legitimacy of Serfdom in the Wildfang Dispute]


“Spatial Thinking and Verticality in Global History”, in: Kulke, Tilmann (ed.): From Florence to Goa and Beyond. Essays in Early Modern Global History (Florence: European University Institute, forthcoming).

“Le passeport insulté. Lettres de passage et ambiguïté territoriale dans le Saint-Empire au XVIIe siècle”, in: Bretschneider, Falk and Duhamelle, Christophe (eds.): Le Saint-Empire, histoire sociale (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) (Paris: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, 2018), 185-198. [The Insulted Passport. Letters of Passage and Territorial Ambiguity in the Old Reich of the Seventeenth Century]

“Protection and the Channelling of Movement on the Margins of the Holy Roman Empire”, in: Attwood, Bain, Benton, Lauren, and Clulow, Adam (eds.): Protection and Empire. A Global History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 13-28.

“Frei und sicher? Geleitschutz und Bewegungshoheit im Alten Reich des späten 16. Jahrhunderts”, in: Christian Windler, Nadir Weber, Tilman Haug (eds.): Protegierte und Protektoren (Cologne, Weimar, Vienna: Böhlau, 2016), 333-348. [Free and Safe? Safe Conduct and the Control of Movement in the Old Reich of the Late Sixteenth Century]

Lexicon entries

“Leibeigenschaft – Servage”, in: Bretschneider, Falk and Duhamelle, Christophe (eds.): Les mots du Saint-Empire, (Paris: 2014).

“Geleit – Droit d’escorte”, in: Bretschneider, Falk and Duhamelle, Christophe (eds.): Les mots du Saint-Empire, (Paris: 2014).

“Wildfang – Droit de Wildfang”, in: Bretschneider, Falk and Duhamelle, Christophe (eds.): Les mots du Saint-Empire, (Paris: 2014).


(w. Bernhard Struck), “Research in Dialogue – Dialogue in Research. An Interview with Bernhard Struck”, in: Connections. A Journal for Historians and Area Specialists (2016).


Review of Stollberg-Rilinger, Barbara: Les vieux habits de l’Empereur : Une histoire culturelle des institutions du Saint-Empire à l’époque moderne (Paris: 2013), in: Revue d’histoire moderne et contemporaine (forthcoming in 2019).

Review of Baramova, Maria, Boykov, Grigor and Parvev, Ivan (eds.): Bordering Early Modern Europe, (Wiesbaden: 2015), in: Zeitschrift für Historische Forschung 44 (2017) 2, 301-302.

Review of Manfred Straube: Geleitswesen und Warenverkehr im thüringisch-sächsischen Raum zu Beginn der Frühen Neuzeit (Cologne, Weimar Wien: 2015), in: sehepunkte 16 (2016), no. 11.


“Mapping Airspace: On the Visual Imagination of the Atmosphere”, Case for the Exhibition Mapping and the Global Imaginary, 1500 – 1900 at the David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University (February – May 2019).